More Info On Juvenile Crimes

More Info On Juvenile Crimes

JUVENILE RIGHTS ARE DIFFERENT THAN ADULTS RIGHTS.
Juveniles do not have a right to a jury trial: they do not generally have a right to a public hearing.
They are entitled to full notice of all charges against them. The right to a fair trial by Judge.
After an arrest or citation, the child and his/her parents will be scheduled to meet w/ a juvenile probation officer and you should have a lawyer present.
IT USE TO BE- THAT CHILDREN WERE KEPT IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM AND CHARGED AS CHILDREN.
With the recent swing away from rehabilitation and toward punishment, a new danger has been created for children as young as fourteen. They can be charged and found guilty of crimes in the adult justice system.