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Idaho Juvenile Rule 18. Violation of Formal Probation; Violation of Informal Adjustment (J.C.A.)

(a)  When a court has entered an order of formal probation or an informal adjustment order and a motion or petition, together with a sworn affidavit, is filed with the court by the prosecuting attorney alleging that the juvenile has violated the terms and conditions of probation or informal adjustment, the court shall set a hearing on the violation alleged. 


(b)  At the violation hearing, the burden of proof shall be upon the state by a preponderance of the evidence. 


(c)  Upon a finding by the court that the juvenile has violated the formal probation order or the informal adjustment order, the court may: 


(1)  Enter an order reinstating the juvenile on probation on additional terms and conditions; 


(2)  Enter an order imposing any suspended term of detention or suspended commitment to the Department of Juvenile Corrections pursuant to Idaho Juvenile Rule 19; or


(3)  In the case of an informal adjustment, impose any sentence available to the court pursuant to the Idaho Juvenile Corrections Act.


 (Amended April 15, 2020, effective July 1, 2020.)

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn
Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge Michael P. Tribe



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