When a 16 year old is being charged as an adult, does a parent or guardian need to be present when a public defender is consulting with them?

Asked on February 26, 2013 under Criminal Law, Arizona

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country when a minor is being charged with a criminal matter as an adult, a parent is needed to be present when the child is consulting with the public defender representing him or her.


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