Origin of the Illinois Juvenile Court law: juvenile courts and what they have accomplished

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Visitation and Aid Society, 1907 - Law - 189 pages
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Page 47 - This Act shall be liberally construed, to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit: That the care, custody and discipline of a child shall approximate as nearly as may be that which should be given by its parents, and in all cases where it can properly be done the child be placed in an approved family home and become a member of the family by legal adoption or otherwise.
Page 131 - This act shall be liberally construed to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit : that the care, custody, and discipline of a child shall approximate, as nearly as may be, that which should be given by its parents...
Page 31 - In any case where the court shall award a dependent child to the care of any association or individual in accordance with the provisions of this act, the child shall unless otherwise ordered become a ward and be subject to the guardianship of the association or individual to whose care it is committed.
Page 26 - ... or whose home, by reason of neglect, cruelty or depravity on the part of its parents, guardian or other person in whose care it may be, is an unfit place for such...
Page 33 - In any case the court shall require notice to be given and investigation to be made as in other cases under this act, and may adjourn the hearing from time to time for the purpose.
Page 29 - In case the summons can not be served or the party served fails to obey the same and in any case when it shall be made to appear to the court that such summons will be ineffectual a warrant may issue on the order of the court, either against the parent or guardian or the person having custody of the child or with whom the child may be or against the child itself. On the return of the...
Page 67 - A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil : for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
Page 122 - ... it shall be the duty of the said probation officer to make such investigation as may be required by the court; to be present in court in order to represent the interests of the child when the case is heard; to furnish to the court such information and assistance as the judge may require; and to take such charge of any child before and after trial as may be directed by the court.
Page 14 - No child under restraint or conviction, actually or apparently under the age of sixteen years, shall be placed in any prison or place of confinement, or in any court-room, or in any vehicle for transportation in company with adults charged with or convicted of crime.
Page 122 - Officers.—The court shall have authority to appoint or designate one or more discreet persons of good character to serve as probation officers during the pleasure of the court; said probation officers to receive no compensation from the public treasury.

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