Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective May 1, 2020
URJP027A. Admission of statements given by minors. Amended. 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. Clarifies that the state retains the burden of proving that the waiver was knowing and voluntary regardless of the child or minor’s age. Also deletes the Advisory Committee Note.