Find 20566 juvenile justice departments, or juvenile delinquency prevention offices. Juvenile justice departments provide information on juvenile delinquency and victimization, juvenile detention, juvenile rehabilitation, juvenile probation, juvenile corrections, and the juvenile court system.
Washington District Of Columbia Juvenile Justice 529 14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20045 1.3 miles from 20566 202-662-7035
Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice 3300 Whitehaven Street Northwest Washington DC 20007 1.6 miles from 20566 202-687-4942
Montgomery County Government Juvenile Justice 7300 Calhoun Place Derwood MD 20855 15.5 miles from 20566 240-777-1430
Prince George's Juvenile Justice 14735 Main St # M2417 Upper Marlboro MD 20772 17.3 miles from 20566 301-952-2580
Maryland State Government Juvenile Justice 900 Walker Avenue Catonsville MD 21228 31.1 miles from 20566 410-455-7800
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice 300 North Gay Street Baltimore MD 21202 36.5 miles from 20566 443-263-2780
Most states define Juvenile as up to age 17. A small number of states use 15 or 16 years of age as the cutoff. Youthful offenders who meet the definition of Juvenile may be referred to the Juvenile Justice System instead of the normal criminal justice system.
Yes, youth should have legal representation. Moreover, all children that have been detained are entitled to have representation from a public defender for a detention hearing.
Parents should consider attending any court proceedings with their children, maintaining contact with the probation officer, and cooperating with school officials in keeping their child on track academically. Other roles of parents include arranging for their child's transportation to counseling, community service, or other obligations, and ensuring their child completes court-ordered goals and sanctions within the established timeframes.