Young people face serious consequences if they have criminal charges against them. Imprisonment, offender registration or being tried “as an adult” are all things that can affect the future of your child forever. There are many difficulties that parents and youth face with the criminal justice system. Criminal behavior can be the result of stress at home or at school, mental health problems, abuse or simply the frustration of being a young person in today’s society. From a deferred adjudication to a pre-trial deviation, all the options for looking after your child’s future will be considered.