Maine Revised Statutes

§3314-B. Counseling, treatment, education or case management for juveniles and their parents, guardians and legal custodians

1. Counseling, treatment, education or case management.  In conjunction with a disposition under section 3314, the court may require the juvenile and the juvenile's parent, guardian or legal custodian to participate in counseling, treatment, education or case management as determined by the court. The counseling, treatment, education or case management must be designed to create a favorable environment for sustained noncriminal behavior.
[ 2003, c. 142, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 142, §3 (AFF) .]
2. Costs.  The court may order a parent, guardian or legal custodian to pay or cause to be paid all or part of the reasonable costs of any counseling, treatment, education or case management ordered pursuant to this section.
[ 2003, c. 142, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 142, §3 (AFF) .]
3. Enforcement.  After notice and hearing and in accordance with the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 66, the court may invoke its contempt powers to enforce its counseling, treatment, education, case management or other order that applies to the juvenile, the juvenile's parent, guardian or legal custodian or any other person before the court who is subject to an order to participate in counseling, treatment, education or case management. If the court invokes its contempt powers against the juvenile, section 3314, subsection 7 applies.
[ 2007, c. 196, §6 (AMD) .]
4. Probation.  The court may not revoke a juvenile's probation because of a failure of the juvenile's parent, guardian or legal custodian to comply with an order under this section.
[ 2003, c. 142, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 142, §3 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 142, §2 (NEW). 2003, c. 142, §3 (AFF). 2007, c. 196, §6 (AMD).