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New Legislation Affecting Juveniles

New Legislation Affecting Juveniles

As a result of new legislation effective October 1st, 2017, the vast majority of cases involving 16 and 17-year-olds will be heard in Family Court and not in Criminal Court. Youth cases heard in the Family Court will be processed pursuant to existing Juvenile Delinquency (JD) laws which includes the opportunity for adjustment. They will […]