Can my child be detained for a long time?
Under certain legal circumstances, the court has the authority to commit a juvenile to the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA) for any length of time up to the age of 21. The court sets the maximum amount of time the juvenile will serve. During the period of confinement, the juvenile will be placed in a state institution or group home. The juvenile's placement is determined by the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA), not the court. Following the juvenile's release from the institution/group home, parole services are provided for a specified period of time. See JRA

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1. Where are arrested youth detained?
2. When can I visit my child in detention?
3. What are the rules for visiting my child in detention?
4. Can I visit a youth in detention if I am not the youth’s parent?
5. What happens when a juvenile is arrested or cited for a criminal offense?
6. How do I quash my warrant?
7. Do I have any financial responsibilities if my child is arrested or detained?
8. If my child was detained, are there court hearings?
9. How do I find out if my child has a court hearing?
10. Can my child be detained for a long time?
11. Can my personal property be released to my parent?
12. Are there any requirements if my child is released from Detention?