The Treatment of Juveniles Under the Family Code: An Overview



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Texas Tech Law Review


Attempts to explicate the major parts of the new Texas Family Code, specifically those sections concerning the treatment and rights of juveniles. The author provides suggestions concerning the final interpretation of ambiguous or conflicting parts of the code and makes special effort to emphasize and examine parts of the Texas Family code that are entirely new in concept and the impact of those sections on the treatment and rights of juveniles. The author comments on the unique placement of juvenile issues under the new Texas Family Code and underscores the changes set out and adopted by the new Texas Family Code.



Texas Family Code, Juveniles, Treatment of juveniles, Discretionary power, Juvenile justice


5 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 589