Legal Question in Criminal Law in Missouri

Can a 13 year old that has been charged with two counts of child molestation/deviate sexual assault of a 5 year old, be tried as an adult?

Asked on 1/16/13, 1:11 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Anthony Smith LawSmith

Although it is possible, it is unlikely that a 13 year old would be tried as an adult, where there hasn't been a death.

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Answered on 1/16/13, 9:45 pm

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