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What hearings will my child have in juvenile court in Orange County, California?

There are 7 types of hearings in juvenile court: Detention Hearing If your child is locked up for more than 2 days, he or she will have a detention hearing within 3 court days. (A court day is a day the court is open.) The judge will decide if your child can go home before […]

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What happens at the juvenile court jurisdiction hearing?

Often a child will admit to doing some of what they are accused of. The lawyer will talk to your child about what he or she should say in court. If there is a trial, the district attorney will make a case against your child. Then your child’s lawyer will present the defense. The judge […]

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