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Written by attorney George Wilmarth Nickel III | Nov 24, 2019

When can juveniles be charged as adults in North Carolina?

Juveniles are automatically charged as adults for any crime they allegedly commit at age 18 or older. North Carolina has previously been the only remaining state to treat 16 and 17 year-olds like adults for criminal purposes but with Raise the Age that changed on December 1, 2019. So in North Carol

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