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Rules of Juvenile Procedure | Table of Contents

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure

Table of Contents
  1. Rules 1 through 26
    1. Scope, Application and General Purpose
    2. Terminology
    3. Juvenile Jurisdiction
    4. Venue
    5. Appointment of Counsel
    6. Taking a Juvenile into Custody
    7. Informing Juvenile of Charges and Rights
    8. Petitions
    9. Service
    10. Attendance at Hearings and Confidentiality
    11. Release Under Bond Conditions for Delinquency and Status Offenses
    12. Detention and Alternate Placements in Delinquency Cases
    13. Pre-Adjudicatory Detention Factors for Delinquency Cases
    14. Pre-Adjudicatory Placement Factors for Status Offenses
    15. Domestic Violence Emergency Protective Orders as Juvenile Petitions
    16. Review of Detention
    17. Admission at Initial Appearances
    18. Preliminary Hearings
    19. Pre-Adjudicatory Community Supervision Periods
    20. Transfer to Criminal Jurisdiction
    21. Discovery
    22. Subpoenas
    23. Severance
    24. Pre-Adjudication Motions
    25. Pre-Adjudication Conferences
    26. Pre-Adjudicatory Competency Evaluations
  2. Rules 27 through 51
    1. Commencement of Adjudication
    2. Adjudication by Admission
    3. Jury at Adjudication
    4. Contested Adjudicatory Hearing
    5. Evidence
    6. Standard of Proof
    7. Adjudication Findings
    8. Disposition Hearing
    9. Multidisciplinary Treatment Teams
    10. Recommendations of the Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Team
    11. Case Plan
    12. Disposition – Status Offenses
    13. Delinquency Disposition
    14. Investigations and Evaluations
    15. Mental Health Disposition
    16. Permanency Hearings
    17. Judicial Review
    18. Termination of Parental Rights
    19. After-Care Planning
    20. After-Care Review
    21. Probation Violations
    22. Search Warrants
    23. Confidentiality of Juvenile Records
    24. Sealing Juvenile Records
    25. Development of Life Skills Curriculum and Transitional Plan