Q: If a man goes to jail whom is now an adult can his juvenile records be brought up and used against him in court?
A: The Short answer is yes, there are circumstances where a previous juvenile conviction can be utilized in District Court when someone becomes an adult (gun possession charge after have been adjudicated a delinquent). There are also circumstances where you might have the State/ City/ Federal government try to introduce “prior bad acts” at a trial which might include incidents from someone’s days as a juvenile. You need to consult a criminal defense attorney to give you a more learned and precise answer to your questions. Best of luck!
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