Services & Areas of Law

Juvenile Law

When a young person is accused of a crime or is being investigated, it is stressful for everyone in the family, the juvenile, the parents, the siblings, and the grandparents. There is the fear that the police, prosecutors, and judges will not treat the young person as the child that he or she is, a child that has simply used youthful poor judgment and made a mistake.

Although the juvenile court system was originally created to rehabilitate and not punish youthful offenders, the harsh laws that have recently been enacted have diminished that mission statement. Children as young as twelve are now being detained by the police and questioned without their parents or an attorney present.

The "Three Strikes Law" has been held to apply to juvenile convictions or adjudications. Therefore, your child needs an advocate and a guide through this system to prevent their adult lives from being adversely affected.

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