Probation Guidelines & Policies

Levels of Probation Supervision

  • 654.2 W&I - Informal probation supervision of minor in lieu of Wardship for a period of time not to exceed six months.
  • 725(a) W&I - Non-Wardship is a probation grant without Wardship. Minor is placed under the supervision of the Probation Officer for a period not to exceed six months.
  • 725(b) W&I - Wardship is a probation grant where the minor is adjudged a Ward of the Court. Minor is placed under the supervision of the Probation Officer for a period not to exceed six months.
  • 790 W&I - Deferred Entry of Judgment (DEJ)- a treatment program for first time felony offenders. Charges are dismissed upon successful completion of the 12-36 month program.
  • 602 W&I - Minor adjudged a Ward of the Court and placed on formal probation.
  • 727 W&I - Minor is placed on non-supervised Court Probation with special conditions of probation.

Possible Terms & Conditions of Probation

  • Attend counseling and/or educational classes
  • Complete community service hours
  • Complete Juvenile Work Project hours
  • Comply with search and seizure guidelines
  • Obey curfew order
  • Pay fines, fees and/or restitution Restricted drivers license
  • Submit to DNA testing
  • Submit to drug testing

Fines, Fees & Restitution

An order is made in court regarding the amount of fines, fees, and restitution to be paid by the minor and/or parents.

Department of Revenue and Recovery will assist in collecting this debt. Contact the department at:
10810 Justice Center Drive
Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95678

Phone: 916-543-3900
Fax: 916-543-3910
Revenue Services Website

DNA

  • Section 296 of the Penal Code
  • Any juvenile who is adjudicated a Ward of the Court under Section 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code for committing a felony offense must submit their DNA.
  • Any person who is required to register under Section 290 of the Penal Code (sex offense) is also required to submit their DNA.

Length of Time on Probation

  • For a Misdemeanor offense, probation will supervise a minor for a minimum of 6 months.
  • For a Felony offense, probation will supervise a minor for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Juvenile Offenders can remain on Juvenile Probation until the age of 21, or in more serious cases to the age of 25 if committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice.