Archive for the ‘Juvenile’ Category
Posted in Juvenile on September 6, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Currently there are 1664 gangs identified by law enforcement within the state of Florida.The 2012 Annual Report on gang activity conducted by the Florida Office of the Attorney General states that, “these gangs are typically homegrown local youth neighborhood gangs that have the very real potential of being subsumed by long established and well organized […]
Posted in Juvenile on June 28, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Sexting is a relatively new form of communication, so the legal system hasn’t quite caught up yet, though the Florida legislature has addressed the trend. However, when teens are involved, sexting still can have serious repercussions, both legal and emotional. The Rise of Sexting Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages via text […]
If my child becomes ill while in juvenile detention, can I get a medical release to take him or her to an outside doctor?
Posted in Juvenile on March 20, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
In Miami juvenile detention, a medical release may be allowed if onsite services cannot handle the issue. A juvenile criminal defense attorney can represent a child’s rights.
Posted in Juvenile on February 19, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
Some juvenile offenders will be sentenced to a juvenile probation program, which is similar to adult probation. Violations could lead to confinement in a detention facility.
Posted in Juvenile on February 14, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney
A juvenile’s criminal record could be sealed – no longer accessible to the public – or expunged – permanently destroyed. Eligibility will depend on the type of crime.