Once you have been convicted of committing a crime in Pennsylvania, you could be facing consequences that vary in the way they impact your life. Some of the negative effects of having participated in criminal behavior could be legal fees, time spent behind bars and the requirement to complete various community service projects to return to good standing with the law. Your effort to take responsibility for your actions and promptly pay the consequences that have been recommended for you can be instrumental in helping you rebuild your life successfully.
When your child gets in trouble with the law in Pennsylvania, you may wonder what is going to happen next. Juvenile law is sometimes different from adult law and it is important to understand these differences and how they might affect your son or daughter.