Does my parent have to come with me to court?
Parents are required to appear with their child. The parent may be asked questions by the court. Parent and youth are required to sign release orders acknowledging the release conditions. If a parent does not show for court, the outcome of the hearing can be greatly affected: Youth could remain in detention, or youth who is currently out-of-custody and appears for court by him or herself could be booked into detention until the parents make themselves available for court. This can create extra hearings and/or additional detention fees for the parents and disrupts what would otherwise be an appropriate release plan because the parent was not in court to sign the release conditions.

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1. Where is Juvenile Court (Remann Hall)?
2. What happens when a juvenile is arrested or cited for a criminal offense?
3. Do I have any financial responsibilities if my child is arrested or detained?
4. If my child was detained, are there court hearings?
5. Do I need legal representation?
6. When am I going to get to meet with my attorney to talk about my case and how can I find out which attorney is assigned to me?
7. What happens at arraignment?
8. Are there any legal negotiations or plea bargaining?
9. What are the chances I will be detained?
10. Are there common criminal court hearings?
11. Can anyone come to Juvenile Court hearings?
12. Does my parent have to come with me to court?
13. Are there any basic rules I need to follow when I come to court?
14. Do I have any obligations while my child waits for his/her court hearing?
15. Are there ever restrictions/obligations after a court hearing?
16. Can my child be detained for a long time?
17. How do I quash my warrant?
18. What do I do if I get a curfew violation?