Resource: Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Juvenile Delinquency and Status Offense Laws

This guide (PDF, 636 pages) assists Tribal governments with creating, re-evaluating, and strengthening their juvenile codes. This resource was written and updated with the belief that Tribal governments are increasingly reassuming responsibility for their youth and are determined to ensure Native youth benefit from responsible guidance. It was developed to provide a starting point for Tribal governments to reference when drafting or revising statutory language pertaining to juvenile offenses. Learn more.