Archive | August, 2011

Juvenile Disposition Hearing

August 24, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Disposition Hearing,Juvenile Court,juvenile defense law   |   0 Comment

At a juvenile disposition hearing the judge can order one of several things. They are: -Your child may be ordered to stay home with you under strict supervision for up to 6 months, either formal supervision or probation supervision -Your child might be placed on probation and must live with a relative, in an institution, in a group home […]

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Foster parents and Caregivers: Testifying in Court

August 13, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Caregiver,Foster Parent,juvenile defense law,Juvenile Dependancy   |   0 Comment

If you are a foster parent or a caregiver, you may be called upon to testify in court on as a witness in juvenile dependency hearings. On of the lawyers involved in the case will contact you to let you know that you may be requested to answer some questions on the stand, in some cases you […]

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