Category: Juvenile Crimes
Along with being in an accident or becoming addicted to drugs, getting tried as an adult in Texas may be many parents’ worst nightmare.
The Texas juvenile system can be tough enough, requiring offenders to spend time in juvenile detention centers, complete rehabilitation programs, and perform community service. However, for [...]
Your child’s been arrested and needs your help. It’s never the call you expect, but it’s one that’s more likely to happen than you might think.
The Texas Juvenile Justice Department reports receiving more than 53,000 “referrals” annually across the state. That translates to about 1 in every [...]
Advancements in understanding the adolescent brain confirm that the centers responsible for good judgment haven’t fully developed. Underaged drinking can further impair decision making, and it’s a simple fact: even without alcohol or drugs, teens just don’t have a lot of experience behind the wheel.
Couple these factors with the [...]
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: that phone call or knock on the door informing you that your child has been involved in criminal activity, and that they are in legal trouble or have been injured or killed as a result.
As parents, we all do our best to teach our [...]
It’s a truth that just about every parent knows: right around the time your child hits double digits, you start to worry about things. Not that you weren’t worried before, but not you have to think more about who they hang out with. What they’re doing after school when they’re [...]
Violent school fights are a growing trend in Texas schools. If your child is charged with a crime linked to a school fight, what should you do? Below, we’re going to detail the law, penalties, and what legal options are available to you and your child.Rising School Violence Trend[...]