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When Can a Minor in Illinois be Tried as an Adult?
When Can a Minor in Illinois be Tried as an Adult?

One of the worst nightmares a parent can experience is getting a call from the police and finding out that their child is in custody. Although most juvenile offenders are subject to the juvenile court system, there are some cases where a minor can be charged as an adult. In ...

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