What Is a Dispositional Hearing in Adult Court?


A dispositional hearing in an adult court is referred to as a sentencing hearing. At this stage, an appropriate sentence will be passed if the offender pleaded guilty to the crime or if they have been found guilty on account of the evidence presented.
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A disposition hearing in adult court refers to the final step in a juvenile process that is only held if the juvenile pleads guilty to a crime or is also found guilty by the judge. It is also referred to as a sentence hearing and is designed to determine an appropriate way to hold the victim accountable for the crime.
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An adult disposition hearing is an event that takes place during a criminal trial. Although it is more common to be seen in the juvenile court system, the process ...
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