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Category: Juvenile Crimes


FEB. 21 2018
Juvenile Attorney in West Palm Beach | What to Know About the Process
Juvenile Attorney in West Palm Beach | What to Know About the Process
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As a parent, you want to protect your child as much as possible. However, as they get older you can’t protect them from everything. If you find your family in need of a juvenile attorney in West Palm Beach, there are certain questions you may have. Here are some common questions that may shed light on the process:

 

What is the Department of Children and Families?

 

When your child is taken in by law enforcement, the goal is not punishment. Rather, the focus is on rehabilitation. The Florida Department of Children and Families handles legal matters with children …

JAN. 12 2018
Your Guide to the Florida Juvenile Justice Process
Your Guide to the Florida Juvenile Justice Process
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If your child has recently been arrested, you may have many questions about how the juvenile justice system works in Florida. The current system can be complicated and lead to serious consequences. In this post, we’ll explain the current system, guide you through the steps, and advise you on how to move forward.

 

Current Juvenile Justice Statistics for Florida

 

For the past five years, juvenile arrests have been steadily decreasing in Florida. In fiscal year 2012-2013, there were 85,495 arrests. By comparison, in fiscal year 2016-2017, 64,824 juvenile arrests were made. Still, many activist groups are trying to …

DEC. 7 2016
What Florida Parents Need to Do If Their Child Has Been Charged
What Florida Parents Need to Do If Their Child Has Been Charged
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No parent wants to get the call that your child has been arrested or charged with a crime. Sometimes, however, kids make mistakes.

 

As a parent, you have the responsibility to set your child on the right path. Your child will look to you for what is next. There are lots of resources out there to help you, but sometimes trying to go through it all can be just as nerve-wracking as that initial call.

 

What many parents need is a list of easy-to-follow steps that they can use to guide them through the juvenile crime process and …