To establish criteria and procedures for transferring juvenile traffic cases from the district and justice courts to the juvenile court for post-judgment proceedings.
This rule applies to juvenile, district and justice courts.
Statement of the Rule:
(1) Juvenile traffic cases may be transferred from the district and justice courts to the juvenile court for post-judgment proceedings if the case has been adjudicated, either by the entry of a guilty plea or by a trial on the merits and all of the following conditions exist:
(A) There is an outstanding fine or restitution obligation or a compensatory service order; and
(B) Reasonable collection efforts have been made, including the issuance of an order to show cause or bench warrant; and
(C) An order has been issued to the State Driver's License Division suspending the juvenile's driver's license; and
(D) The juvenile is in contempt of the district or justice court.
(2) Fine revenue generated by the juvenile court in cases transferred for post-judgment proceedings shall be considered state revenue.
(3) Cases transferred from the district or justice court shall be accompanied by an order of transfer and a mailing certificate verifying that a copy of the order was mailed to the juvenile and, where available, to the juvenile's parent, guardian or custodian.