Determining Disposition Level in Delinquency Cases

Determination of the correct disposition level available in a delinquency case requires a four-step process.

  1. Identify the offense for which disposition is being entered (hereinafter referred to as the “disposition offense”).
  2. Identify the offense classification for the disposition offense.
  3. Calculate the juvenile’s delinquency history level.
  4. Use the disposition chart to identify the corresponding level or levels for the case.

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