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Criminal Resource Manual 152 Waiver Of Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings Form


Waiver of juvenile delinquency proceedings form

                IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT            FOR THE ___________ DISTRICT OF ___________                      _____________ DIVISION  UNITED STATES OF AMERICA           *  UNDER SEAL                                    * v.                                 *  NO.                                    * [A.B.C., Male Juvenile             * (INSERT JUVENILE'S INITIALS OR     * OTHER NON-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION)]*    JUVENILE'S REQUEST TO BE PROCEEDED AGAINST AS AN ADULT  TO THE HONORABLE JUDGE OF SAID COURT:       COMES NOW, ______________________, Defendant herein, and states that he is a juvenile who is alleged in this case to have committed acts of juvenile delinquency as those terms are defined and discussed under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (18 U.S.C. § 5031 et seq.).       Defendant is fully aware that he is accused of committing a felony crime, namely,__________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________.       Defendant further understands that under the provisions of Title 18, United States Code, Section 5032, unless he has requested in writing upon advice of counsel, Defendant would not be proceeded against by criminal prosecution as an adult until a hearing was conducted in district court to determine if transfer of Defendant from juvenile to adult status would be in the interest of justice.       Defendant, upon advice of counsel, voluntarily waives any such juvenile delinquency and transfer hearings, and requests to be proceeded against as an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution in this case.       WHEREFORE, Defendant respectfully requests the Court to order defendant transferred for criminal prosecution as an adult.  Dated:                                    Defendant                                        Attorney for Defendant                                        Parent(s) of Defendant

[updated April 2003]

Updated February 19, 2015