California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 346

CA Welf & Inst Code § 346 (2017)  

Unless requested by a parent or guardian and consented to or requested by the minor concerning whom the petition has been filed, the public shall not be admitted to a juvenile court hearing. The judge or referee may nevertheless admit such persons as he deems to have a direct and legitimate interest in the particular case or the work of the court.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 978, Sec. 15. Effective September 13, 1982.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018