Your child is arrested and taken into custody. What will happen? One of
the following may occur. The arresting officer may release your child
back into your custody. Your child may be referred to a community agency
providing shelter, care, diversion or counseling. Your child may be detained
in juvenile hall. If your child is detained in juvenile hall, the probation
officer must take immediate steps to notify the parent. Your child may
be released to your custody with conditions and given a date to appear
in court. If you child is not returned home, the law requries that a petition
be filed within 48 hours from the time your child is taken into custody.
There will be a court hearing called a Arraignment/Detention hearing.
You will be notified of the date of the hearing and the time of the hearing.