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Legal Aid Society: Juvenile Rights Practice - Bronx

Who We Are

The Juvenile Rights Practice represents 90 percent of the children who appear before the Family Court in New York City on child protective, termination of parental rights, PINS (person in need of supervision), and juvenile delinquency petitions. The Division was established concurrently with New York State's Family Court in 1962, five years before the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Gault that children have a constitutional right to counsel at government expense, and was one of the first organizations in this country to represent children in a juvenile court. Since then, the Juvenile Right Practice has grown into one of the nations' leading organizations in the field of child advocacy.

Who We Serve

  • Bronx County
Income Guidelines

We do not have income guidelines for the clients we serve. However, clients may only be assigned through the Family Court.

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Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve: a senior (60 years or older)

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation

How to Get Help

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Phone Number
(718) 579-7900

General Contact Information

Legal Aid Society: Juvenile Rights Practice - Bronx
900 Sheridan Avenue (map)
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 579-7900
Last Review and Update: Jul 01, 2015

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