Mercer County Teen Court
Teen Court is an alternative sentencing program for first time juvenile offenders.
The program is designed as an early intervention and prevention program to help young offenders learn from their decisions and get back on the right life course. Referrals are made to Teen Court from the Mercer County Juvenile Probation offices and Mercer County middle and high schools. Defendants who appear before the MCTC have committed misdemeanor crimes such shoplifting, vandalism, curfew violations, underage consumption and tobacco possession.