Teens getting themselves into trouble is nothing new. Unfortunately, the days of a police officer just calling a teen’s parent for things like underage drinking are gone. Nowadays, teens often face serious consequences for the crimes that they commit, even if the crimes seem relatively minor. If your teen is facing criminal charges, you should take the situation seriously. Here is why.
Teens Can (and Do) Go to Jail
Many people are under the misconception that teens are given lighter sentences when they get convicted of crimes. Even though this does happen sometimes, you shouldn’t assume that your teen only faces community service or probation.