When Must a Juvenile Be Sentenced to a Juvenile Facility?

In certain crimes committed by a juvenile, there is a question of whether the serious nature of the offense merits harsher treatment than is typically associated with juvenile court, where the emphasis is on rehabilitation of youthful offenders.  When must such a case stay in juvenile court?  When can it be transferred to adult court?  What factors are considered?  Click on the following link to find out.


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