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Legal Rights of Young People


  • Juvenile Rights Handbook

    A guide to legal issues affecting young people in Oregon. Topics include: Student Rights, Employment, Life Before and After Majority (18), Health Issues, Immigration, Juvenile Law, Criminal Law, Youth Resources. Written by the Young Lawyer Section Pro Bono Committee of the Multnomah County Bar Association. Content Detail

    Multnomah County Bar Association
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    Spanish / Español
  • Information About Emancipation

    Commonly-asked questions and answers about emancipation in Oregon, with specific information relevant to Multnomah County residents. Content Detail

    Youth, Rights, & Justice
  • Juvenile Justice System in Oregon

    Information about the juvenile justice system in Oregon, including an FAQ and a slideshow, and guidance on the facilities and programs of the Oregon Youth Authority. Content Detail

    Oregon Youth Authority
  • Problem Solvers

    An Oregon State Bar program that refers young people to volunteer attorneys for free legal information and advice. Any young person between the ages of 13 and 17 can call to request a referral to this program. Content Detail

    Oregon State Bar
  • Resources for Youth

    Statewide and national services for youth with toll-free phone listings. Content Detail

    State of Oregon Department of Human Services
  • Accessibility to Oregon Courts

    Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities. Content Detail

    Oregon Judicial Department