The Juvenile Court hears cases that are classified either as Adult cases or Juvenile cases. Most Juvenile Cases must be started by a Petition being prepared by the Court Service Unit. It is then filed with the Clerk of Court. If a person has a lawyer, the lawyer can file a Petition directly with the Clerk of Court with the exception of delinquency and CHINS cases.
Adult cases are the following types of cases:
Juvenile cases are the following types of cases: