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What do you do when you're child is arrested?

Facing charges as a juvenile is a scary and confusing experience. Charges received as a juvenile can follow your child for the entirety of their lives.  You NEED to find a lawyer who will fight hard for your child’s rights. 

Juvenile charges in Michigan carry stiff penalties. Depending on the severity of the crime, juveniles can even be tried as adults in the adult court system.  Juvenile court is a special court for youth who are charged with a crime or status offense. Juvenile court is part of the family court, which solves legal problems involving youth and their parents.  Not only can juveniles be convicted of any crime an adult may be convicted of, they can also be convicted of status crimes such as: breaking curfew, truancy, and minor in possession.  

Juvenile charges in Michigan carry stiff penalties.  Depending on the severity of the crime, juveniles can even be tried as adults in the adult court system.  Juvenile court is a special court for youth who are charged with a crime or status offense. Juvenile court is part of family court, which solves legal problems involving youth and their parents.  Not only can juveniles be convicted of any crime an adult may be convicted of, they can also be convicted of status crimes such as: breaking curfew, truancy, and minor in possession.  

Sentencing may include, but is not limited to:

  • confinement
  • counseling
  • reimbursing the victim
  • probation
  • rights taken away
  • detention facility/jail
  • college financial aid exclusion
  • barred from military involvement
  • denied public housing
  • rejected education opportunities

Charges received when your child is a juvenile can affect every aspect of your child’s life.  Juvenile charges can prevent your child from receiving financial aid and getting into the college of their dreams.  It is essential that you have a Detroit attorney who will be in your corner every step of the way.  

If your child faces juvenile charges in Michigan, call Duplessis Law right away for the best defense.  

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