Under juvenile statutes, who is responsible for the filing of sealed juvenile records and what is the proper filing procedure?

How to prevent just anyone from getting into the file?

Asked on July 25, 2012 under Criminal Law, Pennsylvania


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all courts in this country with respect to juvenile matters, the court issues an order sealing such files and the court clerk is required to make sure that any person seeking to review the sealed file is authorized to do so. For example, the attorney representing the juvenile in the matter or a representative of the district attorney's office.

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