Veterans Court - Nueces County

Presiding Judge: Jack W. Pulcher

Veteran's Court Manager: Amanda De La Cerda

Veteran's Justice Outreach: Brandy Sparks

Court Phone: 361-888-0510



Jenesis Shaw- Veterans Justice Outreach Coordinator

General requirements include:

Must be serving on Active Duty or have an Honorable or General Under honorable conditions discharge

Served in active combat or hazardous duty area

Must have a mental health issue as a result of their service

There must be a connection between the mental health issue, the alleged crime and combat service

Felony & Misdemenor Cases (case by case basis)

No Texas Department of Criminal Justice history

No crimes against children, elderly or disabled

No sexual offenders


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Career Phase:
  • Active Duty or Deployed
Discharges Allowed:
  • Honorable
  • General Under Honorable
Military Branch:
  • No Requirement
Programs for Family Members:
Service Counties:
  • Nueces
Services Category:
  • Legal-Criminal and Vet Courts
VA Disability Rating Requirement:
  • No Disability Requirement
Vet Plus:
  • No Requirement