Legal Issues and Resources
Teen Legal Guide to Sex, Pregnancy, and Parenting
On this website, you can find legal questions and answers about teens’ legal rights and responsibilities related to relationships, pregnancy, and being a young parent in California.
Child Custody Information Sheet
General information about child custody, making a parenting plan, and how to get help resolving a custody dispute.
Form is available in English and Spanish
Self Help Centers
The Los Angeles County Courts offer Self Help Centers at many of their courthouse locations. Students who need assistance with completing paperwork for legal proceedings such as child custody, child support, and temporary restraining orders can get help there.
Teen Source is a hub where teens can get information on your legal right to accessing sexual and reproductive health care.
Additional Information and Resources
Emancipation - Becoming a legal adult before 18
Immigration Information for Teens available in English and Spanish
Legal Issues for Teen Families
Teen Guide to Welfare Programs