Common Juvenile Offenses

Common Juvenile Offenses

Juvenile Crimes
Getting the news that your child has been accused of a criminal offense is devastating for any parent. However, juveniles are arrested on a regular basis in the State of Georgia for a variety of offenses. There are some types of criminal conduct that are particularly common among minors, and these include the following: Larceny - Commonly known as theft, larceny can include stealing items from other people, retail establishments, homes, and more. Even if something stolen is of little value, there can still be criminal consequences. Assault - Many juveniles of all ages get into fights, and some parents might even think that fighting is “part of being a kid.” However, harming someone or putting them in fear of physical harm can constitute the criminal offense of assault. Underage…
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Most Common Juvenile Crime Charges

Most Common Juvenile Crime Charges

Juvenile Crimes
There are many incidents that could lead a minor to be facing juvenile crime charges. Whether their actions were premediated or they was pressured by friends to participate, there are several crimes that could land minors in youth court, teen court, peer court, and facing punishments for their actions. There are several different crimes that juveniles can be charged with, but some of the most common include: Theft and Larceny: When a juvenile gets caught stealing he/she can face serious consequences depending on what was stolen and the circumstances surrounding the incident. The most common incidents of theft usually involve shoplifting, stealing bicycles, and stealing from other students’ backpacks or lockers. Alcohol/Marijuana-Related Offenses: A frequent cause for juvenile crime charges is incidents related to alcohol and marijuana use. This can…
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