Category: URJP027A

Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Comment Period Closed February 4, 2019

URJP009. Detention hearings; scheduling; hearing procedures.  Clarifies conditions under which a minor may be held in detention and deletes the Advisory Committee Note.

URJP027A. Admission of statements given by minors.  Revised to delete paragraph (a)(2) due to concerns that the language may unconstitutionally shift the  burden to a juvenile to show that the juvenile did not knowingly and voluntarily waive his or her rights. Also deletes the Advisory Committee Note.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure

URJP 05. Definitions. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 08. Rights of minor while in detention. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 15. Preliminary inquiry; informal adjustment without petition. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 16. Transfer of delinquency case for preliminary inquiry. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes. Permits a receiving court to transfer a referral back to the original court if the minor fails to appear.
URJP 26. Rights of minors in delinquency proceedings. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 27. Fingerprinting, photographing, and regulating discovery; HIV testing. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 27A. Admissibility of statements given by minors. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 29A. Visual recording of statement or testimony of child victim or witness of sexual or physical abuse – Conditions of admissibility. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 31. Initiation of truancy proceedings. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 35. Initiation of truancy proceedings. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 37A. Visual recording of statement or testimony of child in abuse, neglect and dependency proceedings – Conditions of admissibility. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 44. Findings and conclusions. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 45. Pre-disposition reports and social studies. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 46. Disposition hearing. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 47. Reviews and modification of orders. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 54. Continuances. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.
URJP 56. Expungement. Amend. Modifies terms “minor” and “child” to conform with statutes.

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