When is a Juvenile Charged as an Adult in Michigan? Why kids end up in adult criminal court?

The “Raise the Age” legislation went into effect on October 2021. Before that, anyone aged 17 and above was automatically charged as an adult for any offense. Right now, the age has been raised to 18 or older before an adult criminal charge is made compulsory. Michigan is keen on rehabilitating minors involved in juvenile

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