Juvenile Offenders

Youth Offenders


Juvenile (persons who are under the age of 17) - If you are classified as a Juvenile (under the age of 17) under Texas State law and charged with a traffic or criminal violation, you must appear in Court with a parent or a legal guardian. You may also bring a lawyer, but the presence of your parent/guardian is still required. if you hire an attorney to represent you on the case(s) filed, you are still required to attend court hearing with your parent/legal guardian.

Minor (persons who are over 16 but under the age of 21) - Any person under the age of 21 charged with alcohol, curfew or tobacco violation must appear in court.

You are expected to act and dress properly and follow the rules of the Court. 

Please wear appropriate clothing when you appear in court.

Shorts, tank tops, halters, caps, or hats are not permitted.