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Under 21 And DUI Arrest: What Happens Next?

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) is a very serious offense. If convicted, the outcome will change your life. You will face financial penalties, possible incarceration, and loss of your driving privileges. These punishments are enhanced, however, for those convicted of a DUI who are under the legal drinking age of 21. Massachusetts More »

Consequences of Joy Riding – What You Need to Show Your Teen

Taking a joy ride with no specific destination is common for teenagers, especially when they have friends with them. However, this can end up becoming an issue if the teen decides to start speeding or driving erratically in order to impress or scare their friends. Additionally, teenagers are more likely to be enticed into participating More »

Is Your Teen’s Shoplifting Ever Excusable?

It’s the call that no parent wants to get. Your teenager has been picked up by the police for shoplifting. From a possible criminal record to the embarrassment of friends and family finding out, a child’s arrest can be a tough time for any parent. Although theft is a crime, how would you deal with More »

Should You Leave Your Rebellious Teen in Jail?

One of the things that is sure to break the heart of any parent is a rebellious teen. The number of times you remind them to be good won’t matter that much if they fall into bad company. Peer pressure alone may be able to compel them to do things they wouldn’t normally do, like More »

Criminal Kids: What To Do If Your Child Has Been Arrested

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: getting a phone call from the local police department to let you know your child has been arrested on criminal grounds. There’s the anger, the shame and the feeling that this is somehow your fault. While it’s easy to try to place blame and feel a roller-coaster of emotions, it’s More »