Juvenile Courts Division: General Order No. 7

7.01 Juvenile Courts Assignments
7.02 Juvenile Court Reports
7.03 Reserved
7.04 Reserved


7.01 Juvenile Courts Assignments

  1. The Juvenile Courts Division shall hear all cases concerning the following matters:
    1. Juvenile
    2. Juvenile Abuse and Neglect
    3. Juvenile Delinquency
  2. Judges Assigned to the Division:
    1. Judges John S. Lowry and Mary Linn Green are assigned full-time to the Juvenile Courts Division.
    2. Judges Janet R. Holmgren and Francis M. Martinez are assigned part-time to the Juvenile and Courts Division.

In addition to the above assignments, the Chief Judge may also assign any Judge to any individual case or call as the Chief Judge deems appropriate.

Last Updated: 09/19/19

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7.02 Juvenile Court Reports

The following shall be binding in all cases filed under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 concerning a neglected, abused, dependent, or delinquent minor:

  1. All reports required by statute or by order of court shall be delivered no later than fourteen (14) business days prior to the date of the hearing for which the report is prepared, and shall include a cover sheet as set forth in Appendix QQ.
  2. In Winnebago County, the original report and one copy shall be delivered in a sealed envelope to the reception desk of the State’s Attorney’s Office located at the Juvenile Justice Center. Copies for all other attorneys of record shall be delivered to the CASA Office located at the Juvenile Justice Center. The envelope shall have inscribed the name(s) of all attorneys of record for whom a copy is enclosed.
  3. In Boone County such reports, including the original and a copy for each attorney of record, shall be delivered in a sealed envelope to the Juvenile Department of the Circuit Clerk’s office. The envelope shall have inscribed the name(s) of all attorneys of record for whom a copy is enclosed.
  4. Each designated attorney shall obtain said reports within seven (7) business days prior to said court hearing at the drop off location in each county, detailed above.
  5. All reports required by statute or by court order to be prepared in connection with abuse, neglect, dependency or minor requiring authoritative intervention cases shall also have attached to or included with them the most recent Administrative Case Review (ACR) or Case Service Plan. Emergency reviews are not required to have the ACR or Case Service Plan attached unless ordered by the Court. It is the responsibility of the caseworker to provide enough copies of the report and ACR for all attorneys and the Court.

Revised: 10/02/2017

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7.03 Reserved

(The contents of this General Order are not included in General Order 6.01)

Revised 1/6/2012

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7.04 Reserved

(The contents of this General Order are now included in General Order 6.06)

Entered: 1/6/2012

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