2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 11 - JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
ARTICLE 1 - JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
PART 4 - COMMENCEMENT AND CONDUCT OF PROCEEDINGS
§ 15-11-41 - Conduct of hearings generally; recordation; assistance from district attorney
. Conduct of hearings generally; recordation; assistance from district attorney
(a) All hearings shall be conducted by the court without a jury. Any hearing may be adjourned from time to time within the discretion of the court as set forth in subsection (b) of Code Section 15-11-56
(b) The proceedings shall be recorded by stenographic notes or by electronic, mechanical, or other appropriate means, unless such recording is waived by the child and the child's parent, guardian, or attorney.
(c) In any proceeding before the juvenile court, the judge, upon the court's own motion, may request the assistance of the district attorney or a member of the district attorney's staff to conduct the proceedings on behalf of the petitioner. If for any reason the district attorney is unable to assist, the judge may appoint legal counsel for such purpose.
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