Arlington Teen Court aims to interrupt developing patterns of illegal behavior, by using a "hands on" approach to stress the responsibility and accountability of the offender's actions.

Through the Teen Court Program, juvenile offenders experience our justice system to first hand to educate and prepare them for life responsibilities as an individual, family member, and citizen.

  • Defendant is only required to pay a $20 administrative fee as opposed to paying a court cost and fine.
  • Ticket remains off of a defendant's record upon successful completion of the Teen Court program.
  • Defendant gains knowledge of the judicial system.
  • The program gives the defendant an opportunity to give back to the community as restitution for their violation.
  • Defendant learns to becomes a more productive member of society.