Juveniles can be charged with a the same sex crimes that adults are charged with like: sexual assault, rape, and open and gross lewdness. These cases are typically dealt with in a Las Vegas juvenile court system, which has policies and procedures that are different than adult court system operations. After a juvenile is charged with a sex crime they are then sentenced. There are different penalties that a minor may be charged with in a Las Vegas juvenile court including: fines, restitution, community services, work programs, probation, or confinement in a Las Vegas juvenile detention center. Juveniles charged with a sex crime may also have to register as a sex offender at the age of 21 even after they completed their sentence. Juveniles that have to register as sex offenders will have limited housing and employment options. Their information may also be accessed online.
A juvenile that has to register as a sex offender by the time they reach 21 can have a terrible lasting affect on that youth’s future, which is why it is important to find an attorney with the experience and know how to help mitigate your child or young adult you know’s case in Las Vegas juvenile court. Miley Law’s team of professionals treat each of their clients needs with specialized care. If you have any questions regarding Las Vegas juvenile court operations, juvenile sex crimes or Las Vegas juvenile detention center operations please contact Miley Law Firm today at 702-942-0600 or visit our website at .