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Mandatory Minimums in Juvenile Cases

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Mandatory Minimums in Juvenile Cases Do mandatory minimums apply in juvenile cases in Pennsylvania? It depends. In the standard juvenile case, mandatory minimums do not [...]

Juvenile Criminal Maximum Sentence

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Juvenile Criminal Maximum Sentence My son was arrested for Burglary as a Felony of the first degree. He is not alleged to have possessed or used a gun. He is 15, and being [...]

What is a DFJ (Direct File Juvenile)?

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My son got arrested. He is 16. He was charged like an adult. He is a juvenile though. Can the state do this? In Pennsylvania, the state can charge a juvenile as an adult. The [...]