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Rule 1:1 finality yields to permissive jurisdiction (access required)

Where a statute allows JDR courts to retain jurisdiction over juveniles until age 21, this includes the authority to modify a sentencing order more than 21 days after the original order was issued. The 21-day limit in Rule 1:1(a) is subject to Rule 1:1(b), which “provides ‘[u]nless otherwise provided by rule or statute, a judgment, order, ...