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ILLINOIS JUVENILE COURT ATTORNEY

Juvenile Court Jurisdiction

Generally, Jurisdiction over persons under 21 who are alleged to have committed a crime when under 17.

No juvenile court jurisdiction where:

  • Juvenile is 15+ and charged with crime listed in 5-130 (1)(a), (2)(a) and (3)(a).
  • Juvenile 13+ and charged with crime listed in 5-130 (4)(a).
  • Any juvenile charged with crime listed in 5-130 (5)(a).
  • Any juvenile previously placed under jurisdiction of adult court.
Court may transfer case to adult court:
  • Mandatory transfer of juvenile 15+ at time of offense accused of felony listed in 5-805 (1)(a), (b), (c) or (d).
  • Presumptive transfer of juvenile 15+ at time of offense accused of a felony listed in 5-805 (2)(a).
  • Discretionary transfer of juvenile 13+ at time of offense accused of a felony listed in 5-805 (3)(a) (attached).

Other Illinois State Statutes

 

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