History

 
Midland Teen Court held its first court session on September 22, 1986. The Junior League of Midland, Inc. began Midland Teen Court as a project of the Junior League in coordination with the City, County, and Midland ISD. Midland Teen Court incorporated as an independent non-profit organization in 1993 and received nonprofit recognition under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. (All contributions should be deductible to the extent allowed by law.)A governing board comprised of members of the community at large as well as representatives of the funding bodies and the judiciary oversees the program.

Midland Teen Court is a Charter Member of Teen Court Association of Texas, a Partner of the Nonprofit Management Center of the Permian Basin, and a member of the Midland Chamber of Commerce.

 
 
 

Authority for Teen Court

Chapter 45, 45.052, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure
Chapter 54, 54.032, Texas Family Code, Chapter 103.021 Texas Government Code