Guide To Transfer

 

District of Columbia

This Parent Handbook was written by DC Lawyers for Youth. Among other topics, it contains information on youth discipline in schools, interactions with the police, and the juvenile justice system. This guide was created to educate and empower the parents that will advocate on behalf of the youth's behalf.

DCLY Parent Handbook

 

Vermont

Court Diversion is a restorative alternative to the court process for individuals charged with crime or delinquency. If completed successfully, there is no criminal conviction.The mission of Vermont Court Diversion programs is to engage community members in responding to the needs of crime victims, the community, and those who violated the law, holding the latter accountable in a manner that promotes responsible behavior.

Court Diversion is a restorative alternative to the court process for individuals charged with crime or delinquency. If completed successfully, there is no criminal conviction.

Vermont Court Diversion Parent Packet

Vermont Court Diversion Flowchart

 

Virginia

This guide, "Parents Guide to Transfer," was written by attorneys at Just Children in Charlottseville, Virginia with advice and guidance from parents with children in the adult criminal justice system. It is designed for parents and families in the Commonwealth of Virginia and based on Virginia law. Since most states don't have this kind of helpful guide, this is a great project for you to launch in your state! Share it with parents and families and other allies and consider putting one together for families in your state.

Virginia’s Parent Guide