Juvenile Probation

Duties of Juvenile Probation

The Chambers County juvenile probation department is responsible for the intake, supervision, and rehabilitation of juveniles involved in the justice system. This includes case management, counseling, educational support, drug testing, restitution, and crisis intervention. They also coordinate with other agencies to ensure a comprehensive and collaborative approach to juvenile justice.

Mission of Juvenile Probation

The Chambers County Juvenile Probation Department strives to assist the Juvenile Court in fulfilling its mission, assure public safety through supervision, maintain the integrity of the law, and hold juveniles accountable for their actions while assisting juveniles and their families in developing pro-social changes in their behavior.

Juvenile Probation Facts

  • A juvenile is a child at least 10 years old but less than 17 years old.
  • A child cannot be referred to our department before the age of 10.
  • A child is referred to as an adult if they commit a crime after they reach age 17; however parents are responsible for their actions until they reach age 18.
  • If a child commits a crime before their 17th birthday, they can be put on probation until their 18th birthday.
  • A juvenile may be emancipated at age 17 per the Texas Family Code 31.001.  
  • Juvenile records can be restricted and/or sealed pursuant to the Texas Family Code, Chapter 58, Subchapter C.
  1. Belinda Blue

    Data Coordinator/Office Manager

  1. Jolinn Muniz