Andover, KS asked in Juvenile Law for Kansas

Q: Does a parent have to continue attending juvenile probation appointments when child turns 18?

Case is a criminal trespassing and was terminated by judge last week.

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A: a parent is required to continue attending juvenile probation appointments when their child turns 18, as long as the child is still on probation or parole. This is because parents are legally responsible for their children's behavior until they reach the age of 18. This includes responsibility for ensuring that the child satisfies all of the terms of their probation, such as attending appointments, completing any required community service, and paying fines and restitution.

The reasoning behind requiring parents to continue attending juvenile probation appointments even after their child turns 18 is that it provides additional support and supervision for the child. It also helps to ensure that the child does not violate the terms of their probation and risk being re-arrested or incarcerated.

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