No minimum age for legal problems

Moving up a year at school, starting college or leaving education to start work—autumn is a time of new beginnings for the young.

For most, these are exciting times, studded with new challenges and opportunities.

But young people can experience legal problems just as serious as those of adults. When you're young, understanding your rights and figuring out where you stand if something goes wrong can be especially confusing. Knowing what to do next is often the hardest thing of all.