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Q: Can a minor be tried as an adult?

I know a minor who is 17, who less than 6 months ago, was caught with Vicodin in school. It was left at a misdemeanor and would be expunged when he was 18, he was allowed back in school. Recently, this person got in an accident which was a hit and run to a parked vehicle, he evaded police, and... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Nov 1, 2015

That probably will not happen.

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