Frequently Asked Questions
 
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How does my child become involved with the Berks County Juvenile Probation Office?
 
 
Why was my child placed in detention?
 
 
What are my child's rights once he/she is detained?
 
 
Is my child entitled to legal counsel?
 
 
How do I contact the Public Defender's Office?
 
 
Can my child take a tour of the Abraxas Academy?
 
 
Where can I park when coming to the Services Center?
 
 
Are hearings open to the public?
 
 
What is proper Courtroom attire for my child and myself?
 
 
Do both parents need to attend the Court hearing?
 
 
What are the costs involved with probation supervision?
 
 
My child received a license suspension in Court. What do we do?
 
 
Are juvenile records expunged automatically?