What can I do if my teen gets in trouble with the police?

Monday, 24 May 2021

What can I do if my teen gets in trouble with the police?

You may have heard local lawyer Michael Kukulies-Smith, the Chair of our Criminal Law Committee, chatting with Georgia Stynes on ABC Radio recently about what you can do if your teen gets arrested.   

Below are some resources on this topic. If you need assistance, please call the Law Society on 02 6274 0300 and we can put you in touch with a lawyer or a firm who can help you.

Questions about teenagers in trouble?

What happens if the police suspect that my child has committed an offence? What happens at police interviews? What happens if my child is charged, or convicted? For the answer to these questions, plus more useful guidance about what police powers are in this cases, you can read our fact sheet: What do I do if my teen gets in trouble with the police?

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