Parent / Guardian Information

Requirements


A parent or legal guardian is required to appear with the juvenile. A parent or legal guardian is required to appear with a minor in court if the minor is charged with an alcohol-related offense and is 18 years of age or younger.

Failure of Guardian to Appear


Failure of the parent or legal guardian to appear with the juvenile or minor is a separate misdemeanor offense against the parent or legal guardian. A warrant for the arrest of the parent / guardian may be issued if the failure to appear citation is not resolved in a timely manner.