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Virginia Juvenile Law and Procedure for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, Grand and Petit Larceny, Possession of Marijuana, and Other Offenses
The author, Marina Medvin, is a passionate trial attorney who focuses her practice exclusively on criminal defense. She advocates for her clients in Federal and Virginia State courthouses on a daily basis. Ms. Medvin is presently accepting clients for criminal cases pending in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Prince William, and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria.
SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW
Crimes by Juveniles are prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution – 17 and under – minors. But being a kid doesn’t stop you from being prosecuted as an adult for serious crimes.
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