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Your Day in Court

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22 pages
This brochure is designed to explain the procedures of the juvenile court to witnesses and victims of juvenile delinquency in the District of Columbia.
Topics include the definition of the juvenile court, the initial conference with a victim or witness, the initial hearing, motion hearings, the trial, plea bargaining, the disposition hearing, and confidentiality. An information sheet on which to list names, dates, telephone numbers, and other case information is also included.