Juvenile Justice

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This category is about minors who are in criminal proceedings, or dealing with discipline in school, including getting advocates and support. It can cover issues of detention, special sentencing, standards of treatment, and the possibility of the death penalty. This might also be called juvenile delinquency.

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Child Custody And Juvenile Court Jurisdiction

The information explains how Louisiana's juvenile courts handle child custody. These courts focus on protecting children's welfare, and dealing with kids under 18 who may be involved in crime, or need care due to neglect, or other issues. The courts cover several custody-related matters, like parental disputes, child abuse cases, foster care, ending parental rights, and child support. It also helps you figure out if a juvenile court is handling a specific case.

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