Youth involved with grouped cases may appear on the same petition if
the charges for both cases are brought forward. When filing the petition
for a case, a user will have the option to include the youth) from the
Clicking the Add button will bring forward a list of cases that are
grouped with the case where the original petition is being filed.
The user must now select which charges for each youth they wish to file
on the petition. Check the referrals that will be brought forward.
Hearings may involve more than one case and more than one juvenile.
This often occurs whenever a group of juveniles are involved in an activity
that results in a charge being brought against all members of the group.
Grouping cases together allows for multi-case hearings to be arranged
The user must begin by scheduling a hearing for one
of the cases that have been grouped.
Schedule the hearing under one of the grouped cases.
Click the ”Add” button found towards the bottom of the screen. This will
bring up any cases that are grouped together.
Both hearings will now appear under each case. Charges
from all the grouped cases will appear under the ”Court Actions” tab for
each case in the group.
The user will have the option to enter the same action
for all charges for all children who have been grouped or enter different
charges. The action(s) entered by the user under one
hearing for one juvenile will appear under the ”Court Actions” for all
youth who are grouped with the case(s).