New York Juvenile Crimes: A Quick Look At How The System Works

What age is someone considered a juvenile in New York, can a juvenile’s parents or guardians be held responsible and how are minors charged and sentenced in criminal matters? These are questions that Elliot Schlissel, a New York criminal attorney whose firm represents individuals charged with criminal matters in the greater Manhattan area as well as in Long Island’s Nassau and Suffolk counties, gets all the time. He provided the following information about how the juvenile system works in New York:

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