What is juvenile transfer hearing?
Similarly, you may ask, what is a juvenile transfer?
The transfer of juveniles from delinquency court to an adult court is a pressing issues juvenile defenders face in their practice. The legal mechanism through which jurisdiction over a child's case is transferred from the juvenile court to the adult court is called a waiver.
Also, what is a juvenile waiver hearing? A Juvenile Waiver occurs whenever a judge decides to transfer a case from juvenile court to an adult court. Juvenile offenders have the right to have an attorney present during hearings where juvenile waiver is being decided upon.
Beside above, what happens at a juvenile hearing?
A juvenile offender's arraignment hearing, pre-trial hearing and trial occurs in the county where the crime was committed. The disposition hearing takes place in the county of residence. At the arraignment hearing, the juvenile will appear in court and be asked to "admit" or "deny" the offense alleged in the petition.
What happens if a juvenile is found guilty?
The potential punishments in juvenile courts can be vast, and are ultimately decided by the judge, if the juvenile is found guilty or admits to the charges. For the juvenile, these punishments can include incarceration, being placed on probation, ordered to complete community service work, counseling, and fines.