Facebook Twitter Email Print Save. The obligation to provide notice terminates on discharge and satisfaction of the judgment or final disposition not requiring a finding of guilt. Stay connected with the latest news and information from the county. If you want to play an important role in keeping good kids on track and getting the good-at-heart kids back on track, then Teen Court is the place for you. Please call to register.
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The youth may be referred to other agencies for other sanctions, such as anger management or counseling. The only time we require that a defendant be escorted by a parent or guardian is on the night of the defendant's hearing. Youth courts help ease court caseloads by keeping low-level offenders out of the system. To be the Judge, you must be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar. The defendant may accept or reject the sentence and elect to appear before the local county Juvenile Court. The specific amount of nights depends on your rank and the sentence upon which your jury decides.
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We will never hold a court session on any other night or any other time. Students from area middle and high schools volunteer to participate in Teen Court. When a translation is complete, you assume the risk of any inaccuracies, errors or other problems encountered. Examples of sentencing options include community service, restitution, letters of apology, essays, substance abuse education or counseling, peer group counseling and Teen Court jury duty. Please refer to training manuel for attorney dress code. Teen Court is a voluntary diversion program from Juvenile Court or school suspension and provides the following: We are sure that once you see the program, you will be hooked.
Failure to Appear in Court. In order for the youth to fulfill their community service obligations, they must have a place to go to perform community service. The court shall pay the fee to the teen court program, and the teen court program must account to the court for the receipt and disbursal of the fee. Be truthful, nice and proactive. With My Jury Duty Portal you can register for jury service, request an excuse, postponement or new court location, and complete your online orientation.