Legal Advice for Juvenile Court — 30 results
Written by attorney Gabrielle Tetreault, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Purpose of Juvenile Dependency Court: The Juvenile Dependency Court is a branch of the Superior Court which hears cases involving neglected and/or abused children under eighteen years of... more
Written by attorney Daniel P. Hilf, about 2 years ago.
Persons younger than 17 years old accused of delinquency often have their matter addressed by the juvenile Court system. Delinquency charges in most cases are not considered as criminal... more
Written by attorney Beverly Griffor, over 2 years ago.
Arrest, Referral, and Initial Detainment The first encounter a child has with the juvenile justice system is usually his or her arrest by a law enforcement official. Other ways that youth... more
Written by attorney Pezhman Ardalan, almost 3 years ago.
When it comes to matters of the law and the criminal courts that address these matters, the same set of standards do not exist for juvenile delinquents as for adult offenders. In fact, in... more
Written by attorney Stephen D Aarons, over 3 years ago.
Juvenile law applies to young children and teenagers--defined as less than eighteen years old in New Mexico. Minors accused of breaking the law are processed in the children's court... more
Written by attorney April Nemer, over 2 years ago.
Written by attorney Robert Kelly, almost 3 years ago.
Courts and law enforcement agencies maintain records of those who are detained, arrested, charged, and convicted or acquitted of crimes. You have the right to inspect court records and... more
Written by attorney Merlinus Monroe, almost 3 years ago.
The Georgia Code provides certain guidelines for transfer of a case to juvenile court. The basic standard for transfers to juvenile court is found in Section 15-11-30.1 of the Official Code... more
Written by attorney Rixon Rafter, about 3 years ago.
The Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court in Virginia handles cases involving: juvenile delinquency and status offenses juveniles accused of traffic violations children in need... more
Written by attorney Robert McCarthy, over 3 years ago.
Rule 5A of the Massachusetts Juvenile Court Rules states that the party serving a motion by mail shall give ten days notice of the motion. In addition, Rule 5B states that any motion shall... more