Getting into the right college is hard as it is, but if your child has an arrest on his or her record, things could get even more complicated. An arrest implies that your child was involved in committing a crime and, depending on the result, it can mean your child has a criminal record. Unfortunately, a criminal record can be a black mark on your child’s educational prospects as well as his or her future career opportunities.
How could it impact your child’s future education or career? It could be based on any of the following, including, but not limited to these three factors:
If your child is convicted of a crime, he or she may have to go through rehabilitation. The time spent in rehabilitation depends on the nature and seriousness of the offense. After your child completes all requirements tied to the conviction, he or she may still have to disclose it to his or her employer or college. The requirement is a factor you and your child will want to discuss with your criminal defense attorney early in the case. There may be more factors for you to discuss together, including whether or not your child is still a minor.
Are you wondering what your child may be facing? Let us share just a few of the ways having an arrest on your child’s record could impact him or her.
There are many other ways in which an arrest can impact your child’s entire life. If your child has been arrested for a crime he or she did or did not commit, we can help you. Contact us and talk to one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys to get the help you need today.