A Teenager’s Guide to Juvenile Court
A Teenager’s Guide to Juvenile Court is a must-have guide for teens and parents of teens who are facing juvenile court charges and ordered to appear in court. Juvenile delinquency issues and the juvenile justice system are fully explained in plain language making it easy for any reader to grasp how the system works. Understand your rights as a teenager in the court system and find out everything you need to know about appearing in juvenile court and what to expect as you go through the process including:
- how to dress for court
- the different types of hearings
- what questions the judge may ask you
- whether you will be appointed a lawyer
- who will be in the courtroom at the time of your hearing
- rights you have as a minor including juvenile Miranda rights
- types of punishment the judge may order
- expunging or destroying a juvenile record
Judge Tom Jacobs is the author of this ebook which clearly and plainly explains the juvenile court process in a step by step guide covering everything from interrogation of a minor to being held in detention to trial and having a juvenile record expunged. Find out more about Judge Tom’s background.
Get this complete guide to juvenile court now. See below for a list of the topics discussed in this guide.
“This guide will be a valuable resource for teenagers and their parents to demystify the juvenile justice process.” Howard Grodman, Justice of the Peace
“WOW! Forget what your crazy uncle Harry says or what you hear at school. Get the facts! A comprehensive guide for concerned teens and parents facing a court appearance, diversion program, teen court or jail time. This guide expertly explains the judicial process for teens. Give yourself an edge!” Jon Wiley, Juvenile Probation Officer
Table of Contents Terminology Jurisdiction
Petition for Delinquency
Status Offenses and Diversion
Victim’s Bill of Rights
Violation of Probation
Transfer or Waiver
Restoration of Civil Rights
Dos and Dont’s for Appearing in Court
Resources – Help and Hotlines
“This eBook is terrific. It is well suited to a juvenile’s understanding– clear and simple, but it covers everything necessary to prepare a teen and parents entering the scary and somewhat daunting world of criminal prosecution.” Ruth Truman, Juvenile Law Attorney
“Knowledge is power. The choices made today very well may impact the rest of your life. Be sure that you have the knowledge to make informed decisions. If you are involved with the Juvenile Justice System, in any state, you need to know your rights as well as the consequences you may be facing. You need to read and re-read this book.” Tamera Shanker, Juvenile Law Attorney
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Hello, Sam. Thank you for writing us. Keep reading and we wish you a life of contentment and peace. -Judge Tom.
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Dear Jerold: Thanks for writing us. Please spread the word about AsktheJudge.info. -Judge Tom
December 21, 2012 9:10 pm count( 2 )
You’re so cool! I don’t believe I’ve truly read through a single thing like this before. So great to find someone with a few original thoughts on this topic. Seriously.. thanks for starting this up. This site is something that’s needed on the internet, someone with some originality!
Thank you for your comments. -Judge Tom
October 17, 2012 9:32 am count( 3 )
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Thanks for your comment. Help us spread the word about AsktheJudge.info -Judge Tom
May 14, 2012 3:03 pm count( 4 )
A really great book by a great and respected Judge!
Your Honor Jacobs,
It truly is amazing to see how much you care and want to help people in need in what might seem to be the scariest thing they will ever have to deal with…
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