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Greenlee County Attorney
Court Definitions - Juvenile

First Advisory: The Judge advises the juvenile and the parents of their rights. These can be finished as soon as the first hearing if the juvenile admits to the charges and agrees with the consequences recommended by the County Attorney.

Second Advisory: At this point the juvenile enters either an admission or denial of guilt to the charge against him / her. An attorney for the juvenile is present at this and all following hearings.

Adjudication: If the juvenile has chosen to deny the charge(s), it is at this hearing that the prosecution and defense attorneys present their case to the judge, and the judge makes a decision regarding the juvenile's guilt or innocence.

Disposition: After the juvenile has been adjudicated, the judge decides on a sentence. If the juvenile has admitted to the charge(s) a sentence may have already been agreed upon between the juvenile and the County Attorney.

Restitution: This hearing is for cases in which there was a victim who is asking for reimbursement for injury or damaged property. The specific amount owed to the victim is determined at this hearing. This matter can be decided at an earlier hearing, such as the disposition hearing.

Status / Review: This hearing can occur any time between the other hearings listed above. It can be requested by any party involved in this case, and the purpose is to measure the progress of the case.

County Attorney
P.O. Box 1717
Clifton , AZ 85533

Normal Business Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (928) 865-4108
Fax: (928) 865-4665

Derek Rapier, Attorney
Larry Gale, Attorney - Investigator
Jeremy Ford, Chief Deputy Attorney

County Seal Use

A.R.S. 11-251.17 Use of county seal restricted; cease and desist order; violation; classification

A. A person may use, display or otherwise employ any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal only after obtaining the approval of the board of supervisors of that county. The board of supervisors may grant a certificate of approval on application by any person showing good cause for the use of the county seal for a proper purpose. No person other than a county department may use the county seal for the purpose of advertising or promoting the sale of any article of merchandise within this state or for promoting any other commercial purpose. The board of supervisors may adopt rules for the use of the county seal or any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal, including rules for the use of the county seal for official county business. B. If the county maintains a website, it shall display on its website the adopted seal and the text of subsection A of this section. C. The board of supervisors shall issue a cease and desist order to any person who is in violation of this section. If the person fails to comply with the cease and desist order, the person is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor.