Category Archives: Juvenile Crimes

Will I Go to Jail for Underage Drinking?

After you turn 18 years old in the United States, you are legally an adult. However, even though you are deemed an adult in the eyes of the law, you are still in fact, a minor, which means you are … Continue reading

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Can a Cop Arrest a Kid?

Most might laugh at the idea of a police officer handcuffing and detaining a kid. But the truth is, “kids” are arrested every day, and for a wide range of criminal infractions and offenses. The key here when answering the … Continue reading

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Do I Need an Attorney if My Kid is Arrested?

When an adult is arrested, most of us know the basic process of detainment, arraignment, bail bonds, probation, and more. But what happens when a child is arrested? Continue reading to learn what you need to know about arresting minors … Continue reading

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How Does the Juvenile Court System Work?

If your minor child is in trouble with the law, both of you can expect to endure a mandatory series of legal obligations in the juvenile court system. Continue reading to learn more about minors who break the law, and … Continue reading

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The Difference Between a Delinquent Offense and a Status Offense

A person who is 17 years old or younger is considered a minor under the law. When a minor is arrested on the suspicion of committing a crime, their offense can be placed into one of two categories: delinquent offenses … Continue reading

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Who is Considered a Juvenile?

Under Indiana law, a juvenile is a person who is between 10 and 17 years old. Once a person turns 18, they are considered adults in the eyes of the law. Continue reading to learn more. The definition of a … Continue reading

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FAQs About Juvenile Criminal Law

When children are in trouble with the law, they are sent through the juvenile court system. During this time, parents are reeling with questions and concerns regarding their minor’s future and freedom. If your teenager is currently facing criminal charges, … Continue reading

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Indiana Has a Zero Tolerance Law for Underage Drinking

Teenagers face peer pressure every day. Whether on television, in the movies, at school, or among friends, teens are constantly influenced by what they see and hear around them. As a minor, one of the most common influences at this … Continue reading

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Options for Police When Children Commit Crimes

When a person who is 18 years of age or older is caught committing a crime, police will arrest them, detain them, and then take them into custody. Adult offenders are generally brought to a county jail, booked, and then … Continue reading

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