Convictions for Trespass and Vandalism for Juveniles Are Reversed

Can someone be guilty of trespass if they go onto another person’s land for just an hour?  How about if they sleep on a section of it for an evening?  The following reported decision addressed this issue and the slippery subject of how long is long enough to be more than transitory or show some type of continuous type of presence with a degree of permanency.  While the case involves two juveniles breaking into a condominium clubhouse to “hang out,” it has broader application for all types of trespass.  To read more, click on the following link.

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