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  • The Juvenile Justice System

    The document discusses: (1) The history of the Juvenile Court System, (2) What kinds of cases go to the Juvenile Courts, (3) The process of being taken into custody, (4) Juvenile rights and protections, (5) Intake procedures (including detention decisions and procedure decisions made by the Juvenile Courts), (6) Formal hearing procedures and the disposition of the case, (7) Process for committing a youth to the Department of Juvenile Justice. This document is an excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

    Carl Vinson Institute
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  • Your Guide to the Court System in Georgia

    Handbook developed by the Southern Center for Human Rights to guide you through the courts (including the juvenile justice system) in Georgia Read More

    Southern Center for Human Rights