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COURTS Juvenile Courts Amend Provisions Relating to Juvenile Proceedings, so as to Restrict Full-Time Juvenile Court Judges From Serving as a Judge in Another Court; Clarify the Obligation of the District Attorney Regarding a Petition in Juvenile Court; Change and Reorganize Provisions so as to Divide Into Separate Parts Those Provisions Relating to Allegedly Unruly or Delinquent Children; Conform Cross-References to Such Changes and Reorganization; Change Provisions Relating to Victim Impact Statements, Evidence, and Continuances; Clarify a Legal Provision Relating to Transfer of Legal Custody of a Child Back to a Person whose Abuse of Alcohol or Another Drug Resulted in the Child's Deprivation; Clarify When the Juvenile Court Shall Dismiss Petitions Alleging Delinquency or Unruliness; Clarify Provisions Relating to the Duration of Disposition; Provide for Sealing Records in Cases When Petitions Alleging Delinquency or Unruliness Have Been Dismissed or Informally Adjusted; Repeal Conflicting Laws. html

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image for OpenScout resource :: COURTS Juvenile Courts Amend Provisions Relating to Juvenile Proceedings, so as to Restrict Full-Time Juvenile Court Judges From Serving as a Judge in Another Court; Clarify the Obligation of the District Attorney Regarding a Petition in Juvenile Court; Change and Reorganize Provisions so as to Divide Into Separate Parts Those Provisions Relating to Allegedly Unruly or Delinquent Children; Conform Cross-References to Such Changes and Reorganization; Change Provisions Relating to Victim Impact Statements, Evidence, and Continuances; Clarify a Legal Provision Relating to Transfer of Legal Custody of a Child Back to a Person whose Abuse of Alcohol or Another Drug Resulted in the Child's Deprivation; Clarify When the Juvenile Court Shall Dismiss Petitions Alleging Delinquency or Unruliness; Clarify Provisions Relating to the Duration of Disposition; Provide for Sealing Records in Cases When Petitions Alleging Delinquency or Unruliness Have Been Dismissed or Informally Adjusted; Repeal Conflicting Laws. html

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The Act delineates between the situation in which there is a deprived child and the situation in which there is an unruly child or delinquent child so that they will not be treated the same under the law. Further, the Act provides that where there is a non-adjudication of a delinquent or unruly case, or where there is a child at risk of being prosecuted but there is no adjudication, the records shall be sealed. html

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http://digitalarchive.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol19/iss1/42

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