When an 18 year old is arrested, their legal process is much different than someone who is 17 or younger. 18 is the age when a person becomes a legal adult, responsible for his or her own actions. Their parents or guardians are no longer...

Arrests, and resulting convictions, may go on permanent records, but that permanent record can almost be artificial. It will be on your legal records, but it will not stop you from being offered jobs, buying houses, enrolling in education, or being granted bank loans. What...