Young people tend to live in the moment. They are seldom concerned that the moment may have criminal consequences. If a child under 21 is charged with an adult crime it may be possible to have the child's charge sealed under the Youthful Offender Act.
Youthful offender status keeps the crime off the person’s record. Youthful offender is a great option for promising young adults who do not want to have their record tarnished forever by one or two bad choices.
Alabama Youthful Offender Code
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A young defendant in a criminal case may be eligible for youthful offender status. If you qualify, this can be a clear advantage in the outcome of your defense. Learn how we can help determine your eligibility and advocate on your behalf. Call our Birmingham criminal defense law firm today at 205-216-3304 to arrange a free and confidential consultation with one of our attorneys. You can also contact us online.