Juvenile Diversion Programs / Teen Court
Youth who have parental or guardian consent. The website is currently available at http: She also said the program helps reduce juvenile delinquency. At this time, parents will also be given the opportunity to make a statement to the court on their child's behalf. Pima County Teen Court is not a government entity. Teen Court Article Hours of Operation: Teen Court juries recommend participation in a community service agency as part of their sentence, with a minimum of fifteen hours and a maximum of one hundred hours.
Teen Court — Columbia County Community Connections
This provides teens with the opportunity to impact other peers in a productive and positive way by imposing appropriate and fair dispositions sentences. Participants are required to submit to random urinalyses as well as a drug assessment. From this information the participating high school students, the jurors, determine the culpability of the juvenile and recommend a restorative justice sentence for the juvenile. No shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, slides or other beach-type clothing. The first night Tabitha came to Teen Court as a volunteer she was dressed all in black right down to her fingernails.
The juvenile defendant is issued a follow-up hearing date approximately weeks following the initial hearing. A school-based Teen Court requires the involvement of at least one teacher who is committed to the process. Teen Courts are one of the fastest growing programs in the community justice movement. In the courtroom, teenagers fill the roles of the attorneys, clerk, bailiffs and the jury. At this time progress will be noted and appropriate action will be taken to aid the juvenile in the completion of the program. Youth courts are youth-focused and youth-driven and are designed and operated to empower youth.