Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
This is not a question for this forum, but for a civil practitioner. You may have to file a civil suit, and be prepared to expend considerable money, and be aware that police immunity might lay in this fact situation.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Maryam Jahedi Law Firm | Maryam Jahedi
Yes they are. Under the Family Court Act they are obligated to notify the parent/legal guardian. They are not supposed to question the minor before notifying the parent and without the parent or legal guardian present when the minor is given Miranda warnings. Statements made by the minor to the law enforcement may be suppressed for failure of the law enforcement to comply with this requirement.
Answer Applies to: New York