Sealing Juvenile Records

Juvenile Law – Sealing Police Records Juvenile records are closed and ordered sealed at the court’s discretion. The juvenile court may seal and destroy the records of a juvenile at any time. However, in many states, the juvenile court is usually required to destroy the juvenile’s court records when the juvenile reaches the age of majority, which in Read more…

Juvinile Crime – An Act Of Delinquency

When a juvenile is accused of a crime, the criminal process is very different. The juvenile crime is called an act of “delinquency” and requires juvenile court intervention to correct the delinquency. Juvenile courts have their own special rules and procedures. Depending on the jurisdiction, juvenile courts handle cases involving children between the ages of Read more…