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NCJ Number: 113927 Find in a Library
Title: Recodified Juvenile Court Act: Public Act 85-601, Effective January 1, 1988
Corporate Author: Illinois Local Governmental
Law Enforcement Officers Training Board
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 143
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Dept of Children and Family Services
Springfield, IL 62706
Illinois Local Governmental
Springfield, IL 62706
Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document provides the text of the Recodified Juvenile Court Act (Public Act 85-601) of Illinois.
Abstract: The Act is designed to provide for the protection, guidance, care, custody, and guardianship of the persons of male and female juveniles who are delinquent, require authoritative intervention, are addicted, or are abused, neglected, or dependent. It also prescribes court procedures relating to such juveniles; provides for probation, social service, and psychiatric personnel; and sets forth the financial responsibilities of the State and its Counties. General provisions of the Act provide definitions and detail rights of parties to proceedings, the role of the State's attorney, confidentiality and accessibility of law enforcement and juvenile court records, expungement of records, and admissibility of evidence. Separate articles deal with procedures and proceedings involving addicted, delinquent, abused/neglected, and dependent minors and those requiring authoritative intervention (status offenders). Issues considered include child custody, adoption, termination of parental rights, hearings, petitions, committal procedures, appointment of guardians ad litem, and dispositional alternatives.
Main Term(s): Juvenile court procedures
Index Term(s): Child custody; Illinois; Juvenile case management; Juvenile correctional programs; Uniform parole reports
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