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20th Circuit Court

Adult Drug Treatment Court

“Changing Behaviors, Changing Lives"

20th Judicial Circuit
Adult Drug Treatment Court
414 Washington Street, Suite 300
Grand Haven, MI  49417
Phone:  (616) 846-8352
FAX:  (616) 846-8179


Honorable Mark A. Feyen

Adult Drug Treatment Court Judge

Andrew Brown
Drug Court Coordinator

Emily Achterhof
Drug Court Case Manager

Mission Statement

To promote recovery and reduce criminal activity

Vision Statement

As a leader among specialty courts, we provide evidence-based programming to all eligible individuals.

About the 20th Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Treatment Court (ADTC)

The ADTC is a voluntary, intensive probation program that accepts defendants who are residents of Ottawa County and convicted of non-violent drug/alcohol related felonies in the 20th Circuit Court.

The ADTC has been operating since 2005, has accepted over 250 participants, and has a 70% graduation rate. The ADTC is able to accommodate 35 participants and takes a minimum of 18 months to complete. We are funded through grants from the Michigan State Court Administrative Office, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

ADTC Documents & Forms

For specific information about the ADTC, the following forms/documents are provided.

Referral Form
Participant Agreement
Program Brochure
Participant Handbook

ADTC Eligibility Criteria

A person referred to the ADTC must complete a thorough legal and clinical screening process to be considered for admission. The following criteria are used to determine eligibility:

20th Judicial Circuit Court Eligibility Requirements (reviewed by ADTC Coordinator)

  • Age 18 or older.
  • Legal resident of the United States.
  • Resident of Ottawa County of City of Holland.
  • Charge oringates in Ottawa County.
  • No pending charges in another jurisdiction.
  • Not on probation/parole in another jurisdiction.
  • Have not been a participant in a specialty court in the past 2 years.
  • Have not been a participant in the ADTC within the past 3 years.

Legal Eligibility Requirements (reviewed by the Ottawa County Prosecutor’s Office)

  • Must plead guilty to original charge.
  • Link between offense and use of drugs or alcohol.
  • No assaultive felony convictions.
  • No criminal sexual conduct convictions.
  • No more than 5 prior felony convictions of any kind.
  • No more than 2 prior assaultive misdemeanor convictions.
  • No more than 2 prior delivery of controlled substances convictions.
  • No weapon used or possessed during commission of the crime.

Clinical Eligibility Requirements (reviewed by ADTC substance abuse treatment provider)

  • Qualify for Intensive Outpatient (IOP) treatment or higher.
  • No chronic pain issues that require continuous management with medical marijuana, opiate, or other narcotic medications.
  • No mental illness requiring the long-term prescription of medication with addictive properties.
  • No severe and persistent mental health diagnosis or significant cognitive impairment.