Orlando Juvenile Delinquency LawyerCrimes committed by juveniles are handled by the juvenile courts. Juveniles can be charged with a wide array of crimes that if they were an adult would subject them to lengthy prison sentences. The State Attorney's Office will make the decision of whether to file the case against a juvenile in adult court or juvenile court.
Juvenile courts seek to rehabilitate juveniles with counseling in the community or in a program. Juvenile court does not seek to punish. If rehabilitation is unlikely the government may file the case in adult court.