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Can a police officer question a 16 year old without a parent present and had permission from the parent to do so in Virginia?

Charlottesville, VA |
Filed under: Juvenile law

the child was not charged with a crime

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Yup. Any time they perceive it as being necessary.

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Yes, the law states that the juvenile must assert his 5th Amendment privilege to not speak to them.

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There is no requirement to notify or have permission from parents before questioning a minor.

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