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NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Records

Posted in Juvenile Law
 Associate Attorney William Young is at it again: There is an article today in the New York Times discussing the issue of juvenile offenders and the importance of sealing their records from the public eye. The article examines how many states fail to protect the confidentiality of juvenile records despite data showing that “95 percent… Continue Reading

Your Misdemeanor Case Matters – Juvenile Cases Matter Too!

Posted in Juvenile Law
 Here’s a guest post by my partner – and daughter – Courtney Peterson I was reminded this week how the impact of hiring an attorney can last long after a jury has reached a verdict, a settlement has been made, or a case has been dismissed.  So many attorneys focus on the “big” cases –… Continue Reading

More Expungement Info from Courtney Peterson – This Time It’s All About Juveniles

Posted in Juvenile Law
Here’s another guest post by Boise Attorney Courtney Peterson, this time it’s all about juveniles. Can your child’s juvenile conviction be expunged? For most offenses, getting your child’s juvenile conviction is not as difficult as getting an adult conviction expunged. Idaho law states that anyone sentenced in the juvenile’s system for having committed a felony… Continue Reading
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