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Public Defense Services
Advocates & Defenders
Through the years, members of the Public Advocate’s Office have authored numerous articles surrounding juvenile issues. Please feel free to use and distribute any information you may find useful.
If you have any questions about the articles, you may
contact the office
Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act (PDF)
An Incompetent Juvenile Need Not Be Mentally Ill (PDF)
Immigration Consequences (PDF)
Jury of Teenaged Peers (PDF)
Juvenile Matters (PDF)
Juvenile Mental Competency (PDF)
Juvenile Sex Offenders (PDF)
Law Students Mentor Youth at Teen Court (PDF)
Passenger Restitution (PDF)
Restitution - Joint Between Children and Parents (PDF)
Search Incident to Arrest of Personal Electronic Devices (PDF)
Situational Awareness (PDF)
The Return of Youthful Sex Offenders to Juvenile Court (PDF)
When is a Threat a True Threat (PDF)
Dependency Pamphlet (PDF)
For Your Defense (PDF)
Juvenile Court Process (PDF)
Sex Offenses (PDF)