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Youth justice court trials

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If you are a young person facing a criminal trial, learn your rights and what to expect, from alternatives to trial to possible sentences if a judge finds you guilty.

What you should know

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in August 2017
  • Time to read: 5 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Yulina Wang, Guardian Law; James Henry, Crown Counsel; and Lindsay Wold, Crown Counsel

Yulina Wang, Guardian Law

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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