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‘Is It Legal To…?’: Juvenile law

Up until two years ago, a 17-year-old individual was considered an adult in Missouri courts. In mid-2021, Missouri law changed to redefine the age of juveniles as 17 years old and younger, impacting the juvenile law practice in the state.

The Missouri Bar’s newest “Is It Legal To…?” episode explores what juvenile law encompasses, how juvenile law differs from other areas of law, and how courts handle crimes involving those under 18 years old. The episode features guest Natasha Hastings, chief legal counsel with the St. Charles County Juvenile Office and co-chair of The Missouri Bar’s Juvenile Courts and Law Committee.

Listen to the new episode at Soundcloud.com/user-784534365/is-it-legal-to-juvenile-law or by clicking the play button below.


“Is It Legal To…?” is produced by The Missouri Bar, with hosts Communications Director Farrah Fite and veteran Missourinet reporter Bob Priddy. To listen to more episodes, visit MissouriLawyersHelp.org/IsItLegalTo

Do you have a legal topic you would like discussed? Do you want to be a guest on an upcoming podcast episode? Email Fite at ffite@mobar.org