Articles Tagged with juvenile crime

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “I was found not guilty of a charge, buy my record still shows the charge. What is going on?”

What are Criminal Diversion Programs?

J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I talk to the police?”

Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of New York, has yet again put forward a plan that would require the state’s family court system (those responsible for handling juvenile crime) to raise its age of jurisdiction from 16 to 18. Sadly, many believe that the proposal to increase the age of criminal responsibility will fail yet again. If so, it will mean that New York and North Carolina continue to be the only two states in the country where offenders under the age of 18 can be tried as an adult and, if convicted, locked up in adult prisons.

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is an expungement?”

A very sad case out of Michigan recently made headlines involving a 13-year-old boy on trial for murder. The case is especially tragic because the 13-year-old stands accused of killing a 9-year-old, stabbing him to death at a neighborhood playground.

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