Carrillo v. State
In Carrillo v. State, 480 S.W.2d 612, 617 (Tex. 1972), our Supreme Court held that a minor who had served a thirty-day sentence and had been discharged from probation while his case was on appeal had the right to clear himself by appeal, and that that right did not disappear when the sentence given was so short that it expired before the appellate process was completed.
Adjudications, the Carrillo court noted, carry "deleterious collateral effects and legal consequences in addition to any stigma attached to being adjudged a juvenile delinquent." Id.