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Bill Gist, left, director of Colbert County Community Corrections, and Tuscumbia Municipal Judge Chad Smith look over the paperwork on Thursday to establish Veterans Treatment Court. [KEVIN TAYLOR/TIMESDAILY]

TUSCUMBIA — Court officials in Colbert County are working to establish a Veterans Treatment Court, a type of diversion program that will provide qualifying veterans with much-needed tools to lead productive, law-abiding lives.

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