Sometimes juvenile cases start when a student gets in trouble at school. Charges may be filed in juvenile court and a student may be disciplined in school for the same action.
The juvenile court process and the school discipline process are separate. School officials can make decisions that can have a big impact on you or your child's future. It is a good idea to talk with someone who can give you advice on how to handle the school discipline process.
The following organizations may be able to help you learn more about the school discipline process and any rights you may have:
Indiana Legal Services
To find the office near you, go to http://www.indianalegalservices.org/node/7/office-locations
If your child has or may have a disability, you have certain rights! These terms and explanations might help you figure outh what the school needs to provide your child. For more detailed information, go to: http://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/specialed/notice-procedural-safeguards-new-medicaid-consent.pdf