Teen Court

Program Eligibility

The Waukesha County Teen Court program offers eligible youth an opportunity to receive a meaningful sentence from a jury of their peers. This experience provides youth with an alternative to appearing in the New Berlin Municipal Court or paying a forfeiture. The Teen Court experience provides a more lasting impression for the youth involved. Teens that successfully complete the program will have the charge dismissed from their record. 

To qualify for Teen Court, the defendant must be:

  • a resident of Waukesha County
  • under the age of 17
  • admit guilt
  • a first time offender

Youths must be remorseful of the violation.  All defendants must be accompanied by a parent or other adult throughout the Teen Court process. The youth must agree to comply with the Teen Court sentence and the rules of Teen Court.

To review more details about the Teen Court program, please visit the Waukesha Teen Court website.

If you are interested or have questions regarding the Teen Court Program, please contact the New Berlin Municipal Court, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. 262-780-8154 prior to the court date listed on the issued ticket.