2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 938. Juvenile justice code.
938.2965 Waiting area for victims and witnesses.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 938.2965 (2017)

938.2965 Waiting area for victims and witnesses.

(1)Definition. In this section, “witness" has the meaning given in s. 950.02 (5).

(2)County to provide. If an area is available and use of the area is practical, a county shall provide a waiting area for a victim or witness to use during hearings under this chapter that is separate from any area used by the juvenile, the juvenile's relatives, and witnesses for the juvenile. If a separate waiting area is not available or its use is not practical, a county shall provide other means to minimize the contact between the victim or witness and the juvenile, the juvenile's relatives, and witnesses for the juvenile during hearings under this chapter.

History: 1997 a. 181; 2005 a. 344.

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