Teen Court Of Chaves County

Mailing Address: 200 West 1st Street, Suite 524, Roswell, NM 88201
County of Location: Chaves
Phone: (505) 622-0811
NTEE Code: I- Crime, Legal Related
Mission Statement:

An option for first offenders to be tried in a court room setting, by a jury of their peers (teens of approximately the same age). The peer jury does not decide innocence or guilt, it only decides sentences.

Primary Programs:

Work with the youth of Chaves County who have committed minor offenses by creating a system whereby punishment for their action is set by their peers. Punishment is handed down in the form of community service hours.

Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $24,999 or less
Personnel: All Volunteer
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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