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Juvenile Justice process after being charged in Philadelphia


Juveniles in Philadelphia commit crimes every day. Some are unique to juveniles, such as curfew violations, but most of the crimes are the same types of crimes committed by adults. The juvenile justice system is different than the adult system though, and the punishments and consequences are different than those in the adult system. However, before these consequences are imposed, the juvenile must go through the juvenile justice process.

Collateral consequences of juvenile crimes


Many juveniles are charged with crimes in Philadelphia every year. The crimes they commit range from curfew violations to drug possession to serious felony level crimes. However, there are differences between adult court and juvenile court. For instance, the consequences are a little different in the juvenile system. The goal of the punishments is to help rehabilitate the juvenile so they do not commit the same crimes as an adult.

Police chase teen through SEPTA station in Philadelphia


There are many juveniles who are accused of crimes each year in Philadelphia. These offenses can range from curfew violations and drug possession all the way to assaults and even murder. Many times these juveniles get in trouble with the law without thinking about the circumstances. However, the long-term consequences can be severe and often have a drastic effect on a young person's life.

Two teenagers outside Philadelphia charged with drug possession


Many teenagers in Philadelphia get themselves into trouble. Sometimes this means that they broke certain rules at home and face punishments from their parents. Other times they break the law and many times face consequences both at home and in the juvenile justice system. These crimes can vary from curfew violations to drug possession to assaults. Sometimes the immediate consequences do not seem that severe, but juvenile convictions can have long-term consequences for teenagers.

Four juveniles charged after fight on train


Many crimes are committed in the Philadelphia area each year, and both adults and juveniles commit these crimes. Some of the crimes committed by juveniles can only be committed by people under a certain age, such as curfew violations or underage drinking. However, juveniles can also be charged with the same crimes as adults. These crimes can include assaults, drug possession, weapon possession and even murder. How the charges are handled is slightly different in the juvenile justice system, but the crimes are still the same.

Students face charges after fight at Philadelphia high school


Many teenagers are arrested each year for various crimes. The crimes range from curfew violations to more serious crimes such as murder. These crimes can have long-term consequences beyond simply the criminal consequences. Even seemingly less serious crimes such as crimes underage drinking can impact a teenager's ability to find a job or in the college admissions process. When these crimes occur at school, the teenager may face consequences with the school, such as suspension, in addition to criminal charges.

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