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Disclosing juvenile offenses

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Disclosing juvenile offenses
« on: July 22, 2006, 08:18:54 AM »
On the application when it asks about criminal offenses even if they are expunged, does that include ones when you were a juvenile?

When I was 16 I was bullied by a much bigger girl at school & ended up breaking her nose.  Her parents pressed charges & I had to pay restitution & was on probation.  Do I have to list this?

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Re: Disclosing juvenile offenses
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2006, 08:37:35 AM »
Yes. You could call to clarify, but I'm pretty sure this would be something that you should list. It's doubtful that it will have any negative effect on your application.

tylaw

Re: Disclosing juvenile offenses
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2006, 07:22:28 PM »
that must have felt good

anyhow, I'd probably disclose it. was there a conviction involved? thats another step up, in which case I'd definitely disclose.

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Re: Disclosing juvenile offenses
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2006, 09:38:34 PM »
On the application when it asks about criminal offenses even if they are expunged, does that include ones when you were a juvenile?

When I was 16 I was bullied by a much bigger girl at school & ended up breaking her nose.  Her parents pressed charges & I had to pay restitution & was on probation.  Do I have to list this?


race of the other girl?

How is that relevant?   ???

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Re: Disclosing juvenile offenses
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2006, 11:29:11 AM »
i dont think it will be an issue.... 11 years is a long time ago... as long as you haven't had some other assault-related documented incident, i'm sure you're fine....  can we hear more about the fallout from this fight?  Did the girl ever bully you again?  Were you like all of a sudden invincible at school after this? i know, i'm really bored at work...

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Re: Disclosing juvenile offenses
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2006, 05:18:45 PM »
No, she never did anything else.  Her parents actually ended up having to send her to a Catholic school because everyone teased her so much about getting her ass kicked by a little 98 pound girl. :)

Nice.  :)