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Juvenile delinquency: what makes teens commit crimes?

Juvenile delinquency refers to a minor (a person below 18 years) that commits a crime. Understanding why your teenager commits a crime is essential in preventing future crimes from happening. Here are some of the reasons why teenagers become juvenile delinquents.

  1. Major upheavals at home, e.g. a divorce, can influence a teen’s behavior.
  2. Lack of finances, forcing them to rob or sell drugs
  3. Lack of social and moral understanding
  4. Lack of proper communication

Once your teen becomes a juvenile delinquent, it’s wise to hire a criminal attorney to get the legal representation you need. Contact O’Dekirk, Allred, and Associates to hire a criminal attorney.

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