The juvenile justice system is a unique area of the criminal justice system. Although allegations that a minor is a Child Engaging in Delinquent Conduct are not the same as facing a criminal charge as an adult, there can be serious and long lasting consequences.
Typically, juvenile court is focused on rehabilitation, as opposed to punishment. However, juveniles can be detained, sent to the Texas ? , face a “determinate sentence” and even be tried as an adult. Call Jackie Wood for a free consultation.
Being charged with a criminal offense as a juvenile is a serious matter.
The Law Office of Jackie Wood defends individuals against all criminal charges in State, Federal and Juvenile Court.