Juvenile records / court proceedings

Press Release

Press Release Regarding Opposition to Closure of Santa Barbara Juvenile Court. MORE

Letter in Opposition to Proposed Closure of Santa Barbara Juvenile Court

Letter to Court Executive Officer Darrell Parker of Santa Barbara, detailing the problems associated with the proposed closing of the Santa Barbara Juvenile Court. MORE

Juvenile Law: Confidentiality of Records

The California Judicial Council has revised juvenile court rules governing the release of confidential records to provide additional protections for children and youth. The amended rule, which is acco... MORE

Youth Participation in Court Hearings

In recent years, courts and child welfare systems around the country have recognized the importance of permanency for all foster children, including older youth, and of youth participation in decision... MORE

Rivers v. Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Stipulation and Order Dismission Action, with Prejudice

The Youth Law Center (YLC) and the Contra Costa County office of Bay Area Legal Aid (Bay Legal) successfully completed a unique collaborative effort to restore a disabled tenant's Section 8 housing vo... MORE

Rivers v. Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Complaint

The Youth Law Center (YLC) and the Contra Costa County office of Bay Area Legal Aid (Bay Legal) successfully completed a unique collaborative effort to restore a disabled tenant's Section 8 housing vo... MORE