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  • Youth and Families in Need of Services- The Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ)

    OJJ serves youth who have been adjudicated delinquent or Families in Need of Services (FINS). OJJ is responsible for youth assigned to their care by the court system, either for supervision or custody in residential placement or secure care. Content Detail

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    State of Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice
  • Juvenile Justice Resources with the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights

    The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights is a nonprofit law office that stands with kids in the justice system no matter what. LCCR provides holistic legal defense to address children’s needs both inside and outside the courtroom. And we tackle the systemic issues that criminalize mostly poor, Black youth in the first place. Our goal is to keep kids out of a harmful system so that they can thrive where they belong: at home, at school, and in our communities. Content Detail

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    Louisiana Center for Children's Rights
  • Guide to Juvenile Court in Orleans Parish

    Basic information from the Orleans Juvenile Court Delinquency Division. Read More

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    Orleans Parish Juvenile Court
  • Expungement App- Justice and Accountability Center of LA (JAC)

    JAC has created several guides and checklists to assist individuals navigating the expungement system without an attorney. These resources are informational and are not legal advice. Always consult with an attorney about your particular situation. The expungement app will help you determine whether or not you can get your criminal record expunged under Louisiana Law. Although this app does not provide legal advice, it can help you assess your potential eligibility for expungement and help you prepare for a meeting with an attorney. There is no charge to check your eligibility. The app can also generate pre-filled forms to file for an expungement in court. It costs $20 to download the forms. Read More

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    Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana
  • Courtroom Tips for Children and Teens

    The CRC has prepared these tips in an effort to make your day in court a productive one. These tips will help your case, but of course they cannot apply to every situation you'll encounter. Content Detail

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    Children's Rights Council
  • Federal Help for Victims of Human Trafficking

    Victims are eligible for federal funds, special visas, and other help. Read More

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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

    Information about many issues immigrant youth face when living in the United States. Topics include citizenship, Social Security numbers, taxes, public benefits, going to college, and more. English/Spanish/Korean available. Content Detail

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    Immigrant Legal Resource Center
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