Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in New York

Teen Curfew Laws

As I was aware, New York City has no curfew laws for teenagers. Am I wrong in this assumption? My parents seem to believe that it is unlawful for a teenager to be out past a certain time. I have searched the legal codex for any such laws but have not found one. Could you please give me your legal opinion?

Asked on 2/12/09, 9:24 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Stephen Loeb Law Office of Stephen R. Loeb

Re: Teen Curfew Laws

This is really an issue of local regulation. While the state has no curfew. Certain municipalities may formulate their own rules.

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Answered on 2/13/09, 5:04 am

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