Need an attorney for a juvenile crime case in Orange County? Juveniles, persons under the age of 18, can run afoul of the law without considering that they could face very serious legal problems when caught. Common juvenile crimes include shoplifting, malicious mischief, underage drinking, drug possession, truancy and curfew violations. Young people can make mistakes, sometimes serious ones. The juvenile court system treats minors differently than adults in order to educate and rehabilitate a young person to become a responsible adult.
Minors can be impulsive and shouldn't be harshly judged or severely punished for errors in judgment. It is far preferable if a case against a minor is heard in juvenile court instead of being tried as an adult. An Orange County criminal defense attorney with a strong background as a public defender provides the compassionate understanding and aggressive defense your child deserves.
Has your child been arrested for a juvenile crime? Discuss their charges with us. We offer free and confidential consultations.
Minors can be accused of serious offenses which are typically thought of as adult crimes such as rape, murder, manslaughter, theft, and drug crimes. Prosecutors generally try to have serious criminal charges heard in adult court which should be fought aggressively. It is important to your child's future that every effort is made to keep the charges in the juvenile court system. We understand that you want the best for your child.
A juvenile crime defense lawyer at our firm has a thorough understanding of the juvenile court system and can fight to keep your child's case in the juvenile justice system where his or her rights will be protected. With many years of experience as a public defender working in both the juvenile and adult court system our goal is to achieve the most positive result for your child.
Children are the most vulnerable members of our society and as such deserve our support and protection. Our legal team believes that young people deserve a second chance. We investigate to gather facts and evidence the prosecution may not have and carefully prepare a defense strategy designed to protect your child's future. When your child needs an experienced and skilled Orange County criminal lawyer call Attorney Frances Prizzia.
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