CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE BLOG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TAzqLE3B5M In California, minors who are arrested for committing a crime are generally not treated the same as adults. Crimes committed by minors are often adjudicated as delinquency matters in juvenile courts, which exist to rehabilitate rather than punish minor offenders. However, a minor may face traditional criminal proceedings depending on the seriousness of the crime. While California law prohibits prosecution of children less than 14 years of age, in…

Matthew Wallin | July 20, 2017

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