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2010 SESSION

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SB 205 Juveniles; right in certain violent felony cases to appeal to circuit court.

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SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Courts not of record; circuit court hearing; termination of juvenile court jurisdiction; objections and appeals.  Provides in certain violent felony cases for a juvenile's right to appeal to the circuit court, the attorney for the Commonwealth's decision to certify that the juvenile's case be transferred to the circuit court for trial as an adult. If the juvenile appeals the decision to transfer, the circuit court will conduct a hearing on the merits, using factors currently used by the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for transfer decisions.


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