Resources for Youth

Click on the links on the side to find the following resources:

If you are involved or have been involved in the juvenile justice system, go to the Juvenile Delinquency page to find the following information:

  • What your attorney wants you to know: information about your attorney's role in representing you in court.
  • Getting your record expunged: specific information on Multnomah County's expunction process, as well as general information on Oregon's juvenile expunction law.  Information is available in:
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Russian

 If you are in foster care or aged out of the foster care system, you can find the following information on our Foster Care page:

  • A Teen's Legal Guide to Foster Care in Oregon
  • A Teen's Survival Guide to Leaving Foster Care in Oregon
  • Transition Guide to Teens Aging out of Foster Care in Oregon

 We also have resources on Other Youth Issues:

  • The Multnomah County Bar provides a self-help guide: Youth Faces the Law.
  • YRJ also provides information on emancipation for youth 16-17 years of age.