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What Is Juvenile Crime?

Juvenile crime or detention involves any crime that is committed by a child (juvenile) who is under the age of 18. The juvenile criminal system is different from the adult criminal system, and different rules and laws apply. In some instances the court may force juveniles to be tried in the adult criminal system for particularly harsh crimes.

If You Are a Juvenile Accused of a Crime

There are serious consequences for a juvenile criminal conviction:

The likelihood of any of the above consequences depends on:

Seeking Legal Help

If you are accused of juvenile crime and face detention, you should contact a criminal defense attorney to learn more about your rights, your defenses and the complicated legal system.

Vea esta página en español: Crímenes de Juveniles o visita Abogados-Leyes.com para más información legal.

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Last Modified: 04-08-2014 11:38 AM PDT

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