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Differences Between Juvenile and Adult Court Proceedings?

Posted on June 12, 2013 by Mintzer Law

A criminal case involving a juvenile is different in many regards to a similar case for an adult defendant. This is because the primary purpose of juvenile court proceedings in Texas is to try to rehabilitate the minor rather than exact harsh punishments. Since this is the case, there many ways in which the legal system treats juveniles differently. Original Arrest The arrest of an adult usually...

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