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Greater protections coming for children

...1, the new law requires Georgia juvenile courts to appoint an attorney to...guaranteed an attorney in most Georgia juvenile courts. An attorney represents...the other changes coming in Georgia juvenile courts with the new overhaul, here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/gregory-gelpi/2013-12-17/greater-
New judge is named to Juvenile Court

...were already serving as the Juvenile Court judges in Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties, respectively. In Georgia, Juvenile Court judges have the authority to decide where children should live after their parents are accused of abuse or neglect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/03/met_427421.shtml
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States keep courts closed

...accountable to his community, and it could do the same in other counties, he said. But everywhere else in Georgia, juvenile court judges are appointed to four-year terms. The Superior Court judges decide whom to appoint, and once the juvenile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/17/met_415838.shtml
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Bill would mandate vote on juvenile court judges

...looking into the issue after a couple of constituents came to him with the same complaint about juvenile court. In Georgia, juvenile court proceedings are closed to the public and the judges' rulings are made in secret and hidden from the public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/12/met_31729.shtml
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Moms say rules ignored in child custody cases

...court documents, then Judge Kernaghan had no legal authority to consider the case. For more than 40 years in Georgia, Juvenile Court judges have been prohibited from hearing a custody case unless it is specifically assigned by a Superior Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/16/met_415753.shtml
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Teenager gets out of detention center

...drug commonly prescribed to treat manic depression. Jason was placed in the long-term facility after a south Georgia Juvenile Court judge found him guilty of escape, theft and obstruction of a law enforcement officer last summer. After years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/13/met_375503.shtml
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Boy goes on suicide watch

...psychological problems until after he was locked up by the Juvenile Justice Department. Last summer, a south Georgia Juvenile Court judge recommended that Jason spend a year in a youth detention center after finding him guilty of escape, theft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/20/met_359516.shtml
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