According to ARS 13-921, a defendant in Arizona may plead guilty and agree to probation if the following apply:
- The defendant is under the age of 18 at the time of the offense.
- The defendant is not sentenced to a term of imprisonment.
- The defendant is convicted of a felony.
- The defendant does not have a prior felony conviction.
Many young kids and teenagers get caught up in crime before understanding the consequences that criminal convictions can have on their future. With the right legal representation, juveniles in Arizona can start fresh after they complete the terms of their probation. If you are a juvenile facing a felony conviction in Arizona, or your child is facing such a charge, get the knowledge and experience that you need by calling 480-818-9943 to schedule a FREE consultation with juvenile crime attorney, Jeremy Geigle. The criminal defense team at JacksonWhite understands the importance of decreasing the punishments when a juvenile is involved and will fight to protect your child’s future. Don’t wait; get the legal representation and guidance you need today.