Lexington, KY asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky

Q: What's the punishment for a 13 year old being charged with disorderly conduct?

My son was with a group of kids that were flicking another kids hat at a school dance and it escalated into a physical fight. Even though my son was not involved with the actual physical fight he was seen touching the hat and picking it up when it hit the ground during the fight and walked away with it only to hand it to kid who owned the hats friend. Since he's being hit with a disorderly conduct charge what can I expect in terms of punishment?

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: If he doesn’t have any record, the charge will likely be diverted and ultimately dismissed.

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