Clairton, PA asked in Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Pennsylvania

Q: I let my 15tr old brother drive to work, I was with him. we got pulled over. the cop let me drive home.

the cop said he could take my brother to juvenile court and tow my car but he is just going to send us citations in the mail. can my brother get sent to juvie? will I lose my license? I don’t care about paying fines. i’m worried about my brother

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Cary B. Hall
Cary B. Hall
  • Juvenile Law Lawyer
  • Norristown, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Not feeling this is a "juvenile court" matter, but much more a driving-without-a-license matter (which is just a fine). Pay it, and move on. Your brother should be OK. The cop was just trying to scare the both of you -- and looks like it worked.

Best of luck to you.

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