Going to Juvenile Court

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

Statewide

Tennessee Juvenile Court FAQs

http://www.tncourts.gov/courts/juvenile-family-courts/faqs

 

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Minor

https://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/tccy/attachments/om-rr-14.pdf

 

Courtroom Tips

http://www.crckids.org/legal-resources/courtroom-tips/

 

Motion for Expungement of Juvenile Offender Records

https://tn.gov/assets/entities/tccy/attachments/om-rr-14.pdf

 

East Tennessee

Juvenile Court Forms

http://www.selegal.org/juvenile_court.htm

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

 

Middle Tennessee

Do You Know the Juvenile Law?

http://juvenilecourt.nashville.gov/frequently-asked-questions/general-faqs/ 

En Espanol -

Sabe Usted la Ley Juvenile?

http://juvenilecourt.nashville.gov/frequently-asked-questions/general-faqs/

 

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

 

Memphis

Shelby County Juvenile Court FAQs

http://www.shelbycountytn.gov/FAQ.aspx?FID=49&NID=226

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

Statewide Social Services Resources

 

Help by phone - Dial 211 for Tennessee’s community services help line; or visit the 211 website:

http://tn211.mycommunitypt.com/

 

Kid Central is a one-stop shop for Tennessee families to connect with important information and resources provided by Tennessee state departments.

http://kidcentraltn.com/

 

Additional Resources

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

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