If a 16 year old boy gets convicted of assault and battery how much time would he most likely have to spend in a juvenile detention center?

AFTER HEARING RACIAL REMARKS BEING MADE TOWARDS ME I RETALEATED AND INNITIATED A FIGHT.

Asked on May 27, 2009 under Criminal Law, West Virginia

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

It depends.  Why did you retaliate? Not a good sign --

In terms of your imprisonment and sentence, talk to your public defender.  He or she knows your case best (i..e, any priors, if you were charged as an adult, any conditions).  I don't know if you are assuming you will be in a juvenile detention center or if you have actually been sentenced to there.

 


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