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The purpose of this article is to establish procedures in accordance with due process of law (a) to determine whether a person is a juvenile delinquent and (b) to issue an appropriate order of disposition for any person who is adjudged a juvenile delinquent. In any proceeding under this article, the court shall consider the needs and best interests of the respondent as well as the need for protection of the community.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Family Court Act - FCT § 301.1. Purpose - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/family-court-act/fct-sect-301-1.html
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