Upon successful completion of the Teen Court requirements, the case is dismissed. A conviction is not entered on the defendant's record. A $20 teen court fee is paid, rather than paying the fine and court costs in full.
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Teen Court is an alternative sentencing program that provides you the opportunity to keep the charges off of your criminal and/or traffic record. During the teen court hearing, you will be represented by a volunteer teen attorney and a sentence will be imposed by a jury of your peers under the guidance of a Municipal Court Judge.
View the Teen Court Brochure (PDF) to learn more.
The answer is yes in most cases, if the following criteria are met:
Requests to have your case heard by a Teen Court jury must be made before the Judge in a hearing in open court.