As per the New Jersey state laws a juvenile is anyone under the age of eighteen and the New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice governs the juvenile proceedings. Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part handle the judicial proceedings relating to charges against juveniles using different rules according to the New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice.
The statutory consequences of criminal behavior of juvenile offenders are substituted by supervision, rehabilitation, and accountability and are provided protection, care and complete mental and physical development
Juveniles lack the right to be screened by a grand jury like adults are. A judge alone hears and decides the charges against a juvenile. Juveniles also lack the right to release on bail. They are placed in detention awaiting for their trial.
We are skilled to handle juvenile delinquency in Middlesex County, Hudson County, Union County, Bergen County, Atlantic County, Camden County, Mercer County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Somerset County, Warren County and Burlington County of New Jersey for several years.
Contact Aditya Surti Esq. at 201-518-6642201-518-6642 to schedule an appointment at the Jersey City Office or at 732-750-1269732-750-1269 to schedule an appointment at the Woodbridge Office. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.