Teen Court - Comments

Comments by juveniles who have been through the Teen Court process:

"Being up on the stand was a huge experience."

"They just wanted the truth."

"II learned that) not everyone will try to punish you. They are also there to help."

"It was scary and I learned a lesson."

"My sentence all worked together. I didn't just learn from one experience in Teen Court."

100% of juveniles polled stated they felt fully informed about the process of Teen Court. 100% of juveniles polled stated they are glad they chose Teen Court over the formal court process.


Comments by parents of juveniles who have been through the Teen Court process:

"I am very thankful (my son) had the opportunity to be in Teen Court. He has had a very positive attitude about it. Thank you."

"(My son) has learned a lot and has changed from this learning experience! I see a big difference. Thanks a lot!"

"Thank you for all the support and encouragement."

"I think this is a very good program. Thanks a lot."

100% of parents polled stated they felt fully informed about the process of Teen Court. 94% of parents polled felt Teen Court will help keep their child from re-offending.