Definition of Judicial disposition
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Judicial disposition Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Definite action taken or treatment plan decided on or initiated regarding a particular case after the judicial decision is made. For the Juvenile Court Statistics report series, case dispositions are coded into the following categories:Source: The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) ( About )
Waived to criminal court - Cases that were transferred to criminal court as the result of a waiver hearing in juvenile court.
Placement - Cases in which youth were placed in a residential facility for delinquents
or were otherwise removed from their homes and placed elsewhere.
Probation - Cases in which
youth were placed on informal/voluntary or formal/court-ordered
probation or supervision.
Dismissed - Cases dismissed
(including those warned, counseled, and released) with no
further action anticipated. Among cases handled informally, some
cases may be dismissed by the juvenile court because the matter
is being handled in another court.
Miscellaneous - A variety of
actions not included above. This category includes fines, restitution
and community services, referrals outside the court for services
with minimal or no further court involvement anticipated, and dispositions coded as “Other” by the reporting courts.