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Title: Supreme Court of Missouri - Rules of Practice and Procedure in Juvenile Courts
Corporate Author: Missouri Juvenile Justice Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 99
Sponsoring Agency: Missouri Dept of Public Safety
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Missouri Juvenile Justice Assoc
Jefferson City, MO 65102
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These 19 rules of practice and procedure in Missouri juvenile courts were amended in 1981, and the presentation includes comments and source notes.
Abstract: The rule on General Provisions has sections on the applicability of rules, authority for rules, local rules of court, procedure when rules are not applicable, and definitions. Prehearing rules cover custody and detention, preliminary inquiry, informal adjustment, petition, and service of process and subpoena. The sections on custody and detention cover when a juvenile may be taken into custody, procedure, designation of detention facility, presentation to juvenile officer or detention facility, notice upon admission to detention facility, and temporary detention. Sections also deal with court action upon notice that juvenile is in detention, detention hearing, release from detention upon change of circumstances, and rights during detention. Rules bearing upon the hearing cover representation by counsel, rules applicable to all hearings, dismissal to allow prosecution under general law, hearing on petition, appeals, and modification of judgement. Other rules address rights of juveniles, physical and mental examination, search warrants, transfer of supervision, disqualification of judge, juvenile court commissioners, and forms used in processing.
Index Term(s): Juvenile adjudication; Juvenile court intake; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile detention; Juvenile processing; Missouri; Psychological evaluation; Right to counsel; Rights of minors; Search warrants; Subpoenas
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