Saturday , April 4 2020
Home / Tag Archives: juvenile

Tag Archives: juvenile

Juvenile Court, DFCS, child advocates adjust to life in pandemic

While children and parents need to see each other, Juvenile Court Judge Lindsay Burton said the health and safety of families “is paramount in any decision regarding visitation.” Burton signed an interim order March 18 regarding court-ordered visitation for dependency cases. “The court is requiring that separated families maintain regular …

Read More »

For Many in Juvenile Detention, Coronavirus Means No Family Visits

Ophelia Davis, of Columbia, South Carolina, says she doesn’t know if she’ll see her grandson again. That’s not just because she’s in the demographic most vulnerable to the coronavirus—she’s 67, has an autoimmune disease and is currently struggling with a cough that she thinks is just the pollen. It’s also …

Read More »

Leahann Romero, 2020 Women of the Year

Probation Supervisor Ada County Juvenile Court   Although many people likely view reporting to a probation officer as a punishment, Ada County Juvenile Court Probation Supervisor Leahann Romero said her goal is to instead make those visits about rehabilitation. It’s an approach that has shown success. By helping juveniles in …

Read More »

‘Dance Moms’ alum JoJo Siwa, 16, sings of girl power, fun

VIENNA, Va. — The concert opened with a fanatical countdown chant. “Five, four, three, two … one!” Legions of fans in oversize hair bows let out a collective high-pitched shriek. They leaped out of their parents’ arms and the sweaty plastic seats of the Wolf Trap amphitheater, scrambling for a …

Read More »