Juvenile Deliquency Court: Just the Basics

What will I learn about juvenile delinquency court?

    The types of cases that are in juvenile delinquency court.How a child’s case in juvenile delinquency court could affect your parent rights and your ability to reconnect with your child in reentry.Whether your criminal record could affect your child’s case in juvenile delinquency court.

The following is a brief overview of juvenile delinquency court cases. Root & Rebound is focused on providing information to people who are in reentry from prison and jail, and people with past involvement with the justice system. In general, we do not focus on situations in which a person is actively defending a charge in adult criminal court or juvenile delinquency court. But because many people in reentry have children involved in the juvenile justice system, we are including a brief overview here. If you have a child involved in a juvenile delinquency case and have questions, we recommend you speak with your child’s lawyer, or someone at the juvenile delinquency court that is handling your child’s case.