Crime and punishment follow different laws for minor offenders. Youth Offences Lawyer in Brampton Understanding how youth offences are prosecuted- and the potential consequences- is essential for young people who find themselves in trouble.
Youth offences have the potential to derail a young person’s life, but they don’t have to with the expertise of the FMK Law Group Youth Offence Lawyer on the side.
What Is a Youth Offence?
A youth offence is a crime committed by a person who is too young to be legally tried as an adult. In most provinces, the cut-off age for considering a crime a youth offence in court is 18, although there are exceptions either way (older or younger).
There are alternative punishment solutions available depending on the offender’s age and the nature of the crime. It is sometimes possible to have some criminal records expunged or sealed if committed at a young age. Again, it depends heavily on the extenuating circumstances.
Some Statistics on Youth Offences
Theft is the criminal act of obtaining money or property another owns without their knowledge or permission. It can also include obtaining property from another under pretenses with the intention of not returning it.
For example, if you borrow your neighbour’s bike and then decide to keep it, even though you initially had their permission to use it, that would be considered theft.
Call FMK Law Group Today
If you are a young person in Brampton or the surrounding area and have been charged with the proceeds of crime, you need a lawyer who is passionate and experienced in defending youth offenders. FMK Law Group has a team of lawyers who are experts in youth offences law and understand the unique challenges that young people face in the criminal justice system.
FMK Law Group’s lawyers will also represent you in court and fight for you every step of the way. They will ensure that your rights are protected and that you are treated fairly by the justice system.
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