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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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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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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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