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Types of Cases

Type of cases that the Juvenile Court hears.

The Juvenile Court hears cases that are classified either as Adult cases or Juvenile cases. Most Juvenile Cases must be started by a Petition being prepared by the Court Service Unit. It is then filed with the Clerk of Court. If a person has a lawyer, the lawyer can file a Petition directly with the Clerk of Court with the exception of delinquency and CHINS cases.

Adult cases are the following types of cases:

Juvenile cases are the following types of cases: