There is a special youth court in Darwin and Alice Springs.
There are youth lawyers you can talk to at the court who can help you and speak for you.

Listen
Listen
Look
Look
Read
Read
Watch
Watch
Text based resources about this topic

Read

Criminal law

This web page has information for young people about getting charged with a crime, going to court, and getting a criminal record.

Going to NT youth justice court

This page tells young people going to court, what they need  to know.

Resources to listen to

Listen

Defence lawyer (Yolngu Matha)

This audio explains the word defence lawyer in Yolngu Matha. Click here for more recordings like this.

 

Lawyer (Yolngu Matha)

This audio explains the word lawyer in Yolngu Matha. Click here for more recordings like this.

 

Juvenile (Yolngu Matha)

This audio explains the word juvenile in Yolngu Matha. Click here for more recordings like this.

 

Glossary: What these words mean

youth

Someone who is not yet 18 years old. Once a person is 18 years old they are an adult.

 

This website gives general legal information. It is not legal advice. If you need advice for your problem, please talk to a lawyer.

Click here to find a legal service near you.

If there is information on this website that you think is wrong please contact us.

This website is a project of the NT Community Legal Education Network.
logo-ppt It has been developed with the generous support of the Law Society Public Purposes Trust.
Quick Exit