JUVENILE COMPETENCY


Juvenile Competency focuses on a youth’s ability to understand the trial process and consult with counsel in a rational and factual manner. Youth experiencing significant emotional and/or behavioral challenges involved in juvenile court delinquency proceedings are identified and, through this process, evaluated for competency to stand trial of pending charges.

ATTAINMENT

Juvenile Competency focuses on a youth’s ability to understand the trial process and consult with counsel in a rational and factual manner. Youth experiencing significant emotional and/or behavioral challenges involved in juvenile court delinquency proceedings are identified and, through this process, evaluated for competency to stand trial of pending charges.


For more information on juvenile competency, email jvcompcor@utah.gov.