2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 938. Juvenile justice code.
938.37 Costs.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 938.37 (2017)

938.37 Costs.

(1)Juvenile court. A court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under this chapter and ch. 48 may not impose costs, fees, or surcharges under ch. 814 against a juvenile under 14 years of age. A court may impose costs, fees, and surcharges under ch. 814 against a juvenile 14 years of age or older.

(3)Civil and criminal courts. Notwithstanding sub. (1), courts of civil and criminal jurisdiction exercising jurisdiction under s. 938.17 may assess the same costs, fees, and surcharges imposed under ch. 814 against juveniles as they may assess against adults, except that witness fees may not be charged to the juvenile.

History: 1995 a. 77; 2003 a. 139; 2005 a. 344.

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