Richmond, VA asked in Juvenile Law for Virginia

Q: Can a minor be questioned with out the presents of his parents? Can his words be used to charged him if he was never

read his rights?

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Kristin Paulding
Kristin Paulding
  • Juvenile Law Lawyer
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: The police can question a minor without his parents or guardians present. Your statements can be used to charge you even if you were not read your rights. However, they may be kept out of Court if you go to trial and the police were required to read you your Miranda rights. It's best to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss these issues with.

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