The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has held that a juvenile is entitled to procedural due process protection, including a probable cause hearing and a post-commitment hearing, when his parents commit him to an institution.
Bartley v. Kremens, 402 F. Supp. 1039 (E.D. Pa. 1975), vacated and remanded, 45 U.S.L.W. 4451 (U.S. May 16, 1977).
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