Juveniles & Minors

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"STRIVING TO MAKE AN IMPACT"

Our Court handles various class C misdemeanors that are committed by Juveniles and or Minors.

Question:  What is a Juvenile?  Answer:  A juvenile is any person that is under the age of seventeen (16 and under).

Question:  What is a Minor?  A minor is any person that is between the age of seventeen and twenty(17-20) and is charged with an alcohol related offense.

 Arraignment for Juveniles is on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 3:00 p.m. When a juvenile is directed to appear in Court, he/she must have a parent or guardian present with him/her.

Our Judge feels that handling these juveniles and or minors at our level may alleviate any further trouble that they may be heading for. He takes the time to listen and adjudicates their case accordingly. Judge Davis feels that these young adults are our future and has a strong belief in helping them the best way he possibly can. He is committed to helping our youth as much as possible.

 JUVENILES, ARE YOU BREAKING THE LAW

Did you know that the City of Conroe has a curfew law and that you could be charged with a misdemeanor that holds a fine of up to $500 for each occurrence?

The City of Conroe adopted a minor curfew law that sets limits for the times that minors under 17 years of age can be out. The full text can be viewed by clicking Code of Ordinances and then enter "curfew" in the search window.

WHAT ARE THE CURFEW HOURS? 11:00 PM on any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday until 6:00 AM the following day and 12:01 AM until 6:00 AM on any Friday or Saturday.

WHAT OFFENSE CAN YOU BE CHARGED WITH? You can be charged with an offense if you remain in any public place or on the premises of any establishment within the city during curfew hours.

WHO ELSE CAN BE CHARGED? Besides the minor, the minor's parent or legal guardian can also be charged if he/she knowingly permits or allows by lack of control, a minor to remain in any public place or on the premises of any establishment within the curfew hours.

Also, the owner, operator, or employee of an establishment can be charged with an offense if they knowingly allow a minor to remain upon the premises during curfew hours.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON JUVENILE CURFEW VIOLATIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT'S JUVENILE CASE MANAGER AT AT 936-522-3365.