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    I need just a little help so I can write a 700-1050 word paper discussing the similarities and differences between the juvenile court characteristics in Texas and the characteristics in Missouri.

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    I am going to supply you with information regarding juvenile court in Texas and juvenile court in Missouri and then you can use that information to write your paper.

    Texas - age of juveniles they deal with have to be a minimum of 14 years old. A child can be tried as an adult at the age of 14 and can receive the same punishments that adults would face for the same crime except a child cannot receive the death penalty for any offense before turning 17. Probation cannot exceed the age of 18.

    Missouri - juveniles have to be between the ages of 12 and 17. For criminal cases, children are tried as a juvenile up until the age ...

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    Comparison of the juvenile court process in Texas to the process in Missouri.

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