Role of Juvenile Probation Officer

Broward County Juvenile lawyer William R. Moore

In many cases, the court refers the case to a JPO for recommending the next step. This is called the intake process where the officer will reviews the charging report, and contacts the family of the juvenile for detailed biographical information. According to our Criminal Lawyers in Fort Lauderdale, the JPO is an important part … Read moreRole of Juvenile Probation Officer

Arrest and Detention of Juveniles

Juvenile defense attorney William R. Moore

After being arrested for violating any law, the juvenile is take to a JAC (Juvenile Assessment Center), where the it will be determined if detention is required. When detention is necessary, the JAC staff will have to contact the parents of the juvenile, and take the child to the county’s juvenile detention center, where the … Read moreArrest and Detention of Juveniles