Every child has the right to an education. Unfortunately, every child does not receive the environment necessary to flourish in the classroom. Whether your son or daughter has a learning disability or is facing disciplinary action, an experienced education lawyer can make sure the system is working for you, not against you. At the law offices of Stenger, Roberts, Davis and Diamond, we protect the rights of students throughout the New York state school system.
Education Lawyers of Dutchess County
Education law concerns arise in all kinds of venues. With a diverse education law practice, our attorneys represent students and their families in front of hearing offices, committees on special education, boards of education, the state education department and the courts. We also handle discipline procedures at school Section 3214 hearings, which involve matters of suspension, expulsion and zero tolerance infractions.
Special Education Law in Dutchess County
When it comes to special education law, our firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of students. We never represent schools. Our practice is dedicated to providing counsel for parents and disabled children before committees on special education, hearing officers and courts. We will protect your right to a free and appropriate public education under the following statutes:
- Section 504 discrimination against handicapped students
- IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
There are also cases where disciplinary concerns and special education concerns go hand in hand. We have the experience and resources to handle manifestation review determinations, which determine whether disability and behavioral issues are related. We will make sure your child’s right to an education is protected.