What is an Adjudication hearing?

The portion of a hearing wherein the Judge or Master determines if the juvenile committed the crime or any portion of the crime with which he or she is charged.

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1. Are hearings open to the public?
2. What is the proper attire for court?
3. Do I need to hire a lawyer for court?
4. What is an Adjudication hearing?
5. What are the consequences of being adjudicated delinquent?
6. What is a Disposition hearing?
7. What is a Consent Decree?
8. What is an Informal Adjustment?
9. What is decided at the detention hearing?
10. Can parents be held responsible for any payments?
11. How are juvenile records expunged?
12. What type of cases does the Fayette County Juvenile Court have jurisdiction over?
13. Are there times when a person who is under the age of 18 can be tried as an adult?
14. Do juvenile offenders in have the right to an attorney?