• A Teenager’s Guide to Juvenile Court

    Date: 10.18.10 | by Judge Tom.

     

    A Teenager’s Guide to Juvenile Court is a must-have guide for teens and parents of teens who are facing juvenile court charges and ordered to appear in court.  Juvenile delinquency issues and the juvenile justice system are fully explained in plain language making it easy for any reader to grasp how the system works. Understand your rights as a teenager in the court system and find out everything you need to know about appearing in juvenile court and what to expect as you go through the process including:

    • A Teenager's Guide to Juvenile Courthow to dress for court
    • the different types of hearings
    • what questions the judge may ask you
    • whether you will be appointed a lawyer
    • who will be in the courtroom at the time of your hearing
    • rights you have as a minor including juvenile Miranda rights
    • types of punishment the judge may order
    • expunging or destroying a juvenile record

    Judge Tom Jacobs is the author of this ebook which clearly and plainly explains the juvenile court process in a step by step guide covering everything from interrogation of a minor to being held in detention to trial and having a juvenile record expunged. Find out more about Judge Tom’s background.

    Get this 30 page  ebook now for only $4.99.  See below for a list of the topics discussed in this guide.

    “This guide will be a valuable resource for teenagers and their parents to demystify the juvenile justice process.” Howard Grodman, Justice of the Peace

    Once you place your order, a confirmation email will be sent to you followed by an email with the eBook as an attachment which immediately can be downloaded to your computer. The file will be in PDF format which can be viewed with free Adobe Reader software.

    “WOW!  Forget what your crazy uncle Harry says or what you hear at school.  Get the facts!  A comprehensive guide for concerned teens and parents facing a court appearance, diversion program, teen court or  jail time.  This guide expertly explains the judicial process for teens.  Give yourself an edge!”  Jon Wiley, Juvenile Probation Officer

    Table of Contents                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Terminology                                                                                                                                                                                                Jurisdiction
    Police Investigation
    Pre-Petition Hearing
    Petition for Delinquency
    Status Offenses and Diversion
    Teen Court
    Advisory Hearing
    Plea Agreement
    Trial
    Victim’s Bill of Rights
    Disposition Hearing
    Violation of Probation
    Appeal
    Transfer or Waiver
    Juvenile Records
    Restoration of Civil Rights
    Dos and Dont’s for Appearing in Court
    Glossary
    Resources – Help and Hotlines

    “This eBook is terrific. It is well suited to a juvenile’s understanding– clear and simple, but it covers everything necessary to prepare a teen and parents entering the scary and somewhat daunting world of criminal prosecution.”  Ruth Truman, Juvenile Law Attorney

    “Knowledge is power. The choices made today very well may impact the rest of your life. Be sure that you have the knowledge to make informed decisions. If you are involved with the Juvenile Justice System, in any state, you need to know your rights as well as the consequences you may be facing. You need to read and re-read this book.”  Tamera Shanker, Juvenile Law Attorney          

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    Judge Tom

    This post was written by Judge Tom. Judge Tom is the founder and moderator of AsktheJudge.info. He is a retired juvenile judge and spent 23 years on the bench. He has written several books for lawyers and judges as well as teens and parents including the recently published 'Teen Cyberbullying Investigated' (Free Spirit Publishing). When he's not answering teens' questions, Judge Tom can be found hiking, traveling and reading.

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    • Askthejudge.info
      Fri, 22 Oct 2010 at 12:03

      @courtpio Check out Judge Tom Jacobs' (former MCSC juvenile judge) new eBook for teens and their parents. http://tinyurl.com/23ybkso

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    • Askthejudge.info
      Thu, 27 Jan 2011 at 05:53

      @aalexisi @youthrights Re: #youthrights books, for rights in juvenile court check out http://tinyurl.com/23ybkso & http://www.AsktheJudge.info.

    • Jenni Bowring
      Fri, 08 Jul 2011 at 06:10

      Judge Jacobs is THE go-to expert for juvenile law. RT @TopsyRT: A Teenager's Guide to Juvenile Court http://t.co/gQeNJA7

    • Askthejudge.info
      Sat, 09 Jul 2011 at 01:04

      Judge Jacobs is THE go-to expert for juvenile law. RT @TopsyRT: A Teenager's Guide to Juvenile Court http://t.co/gQeNJA7

    • Steven
      Mon, 14 May 2012 at 03:03

      A really great book by a great and respected Judge!
      Your Honor Jacobs,
      It truly is amazing to see how much you care and want to help people in need in what might seem to be the scariest thing they will ever have to deal with…
      Thanks, Steven.

    • party planning
      Wed, 17 Oct 2012 at 09:32

      What’s up to every one, the contents present at this website are genuinely awesome for people experience, well, keep up the good work fellows.
      Thanks for your comment. Help us spread the word about AsktheJudge.info -Judge Tom

    • bluzy z nadrukiem
      Fri, 21 Dec 2012 at 09:10

      You’re so cool! I don’t believe I’ve truly read through a single thing like this before. So great to find someone with a few original thoughts on this topic. Seriously.. thanks for starting this up. This site is something that’s needed on the internet, someone with some originality!
      Thank you for your comments. -Judge Tom

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