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Child on Child Sexual Abuse: Will I Be Tried as an Adult?

When you think of sexual abuse against a minor, you probably think of a crime that is committed by an adult. However, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) found that one-third of the sex offenses committed against minors are committed by juveniles, with most of the offenders being males between the ages of 15 and 17.1 So what happens when a minor commits…

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