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Illinois Has Changed the Way It Handles Juvenile Crimes
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Illinois Has Changed the Way It Handles Juvenile Crimes

If your child is charged with a crime, it is normal for you to be nervous. After all, many adults are afraid of being charged with a crime – naturally you’re scared for your kid.

 

Juvenile courts and criminal processes are separate from adult court, but your child may still have to go to trial, be interrogated by police, or have a mark on their criminal record while applying for college, jobs, and so on. Plus, since these two … Read More

Sexting between Minors is a Crime
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Sexting between Minors is a Crime

Many parents are fearful of teens and technology, and unfortunately sometimes these fears aren’t unfounded.

 

Teen sexting—a term used to describe sharing naked or explicit photos over mobile devices—is potentially harmful to the development of teens.Click To Tweet

 

It is also a criminal offense—even when done between two minors.

 

As sexting is a relatively recent phenomenon, state governments have been unsure how to properly deal with the rise in teens sharing explicit photos.  In some states, underage … Read More