Youth Defense Practice

Do you know a young person in Manhattan or Queens who has been arrested? We may be able to help. READ MORE

Young people involved with the police should not say or sign anything without first speaking to a lawyer.

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Know Your Rights in the Juvenile Justice System

Knowing your rights is one of the best ways to protect yourself during encounters with law enforcement agents. Our guide provides information about your rights during police encounters – including information about staying safe, avoiding arrests, and preventing the situation from escalating.

Download our guide.