What is a status offense?
A status offense is a non-delinquency violation of the law giving Family Court jurisdiction over a minor. Status offenders are runaways, truants, curfew violations, and incorrigible youths. Most status offenses are handled through the diversion program.

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1. How do we get a Court-appointed attorney?
2. How much does a Court-appointed attorney cost?
3. What if I cannot afford the attorney?
4. What if I need an interpreter?
5. What is a status offense?