COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROCEEDINGS:

A GUIDE FOR JUVENILE
COURT PROFESSIONALS

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Acknowledgements

Introduction

A. What is a Collateral Consequence?

B. The Language of the Juvenile Court

C. Public Access to Juvenile Court Hearings

1 Access to Records 

A. Juvenile Court Records

B. Law Enforcement Records

C. Social Service Agency Records

D. Fingerprint Records

E. DNA Records

F. Firearm and Body Armor Records

G. Physical, Psychological, Mental or Developmental Evaluations, Drug and Alcohol Assessments, and Counseling and Treatment Records.

H. Expungement

2 Consequences for Education

A. School Child is Attending

B. Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Athletics

C. Post-secondary Education and Financial Assistance

3 Professional Licensing

A. Licensing in General

B. Licensing for Child Care and Child Welfare Agencies

4 Employment

A. In General

B. Education Agencies

C. Child Care and Child Welfare Work

D. Law Enforcement

E. Eligibility for Job Corps

F. Military Enlistment

5 Consequences for Housing

A. Housing in General

B. Public Housing

I. Eviction

II. Eligibility

6 Consequences for Other Public Benefits

7 Other Financial Impacts on Youth, and Families

8 Licenses, Firearms, Body Armor, Voting and Jury Service

A. Driver Licenses

B. Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses

C. Firearms and Body Armor

D. Voting

E. Jury Service

9 Consequences of Sex Offender Registration Requirement

10 Consequences in Other Courts

A. Adult Criminal Court and Sentencing

B. Family and Civil Courts

11 Immigration Consequences

A. Grounds for Inadmissibility and Removal

B. Discretionary Decisions

C. Sex Offenses and Violent Felonies

D. Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

12 Consequences for a Youth’s Future Family Life

A. Termination of Parental Rights

B. Contested Child Custody Between Parents

C. Foster Care

D. Adoptions

E. Subsidized Guardianship

F. Kinship Care

Collateral Consequences of Top 30 Juvenile Adjudications Summary Chart 

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