My Child Was Charged With A Crime. What Now?

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Discovering that your child has been charged with a crime can be a profoundly distressing experience. Whether your child is a minor, a college student, or an adult, the shock and worry can feel the same. As a parent, your immediate concern is the well-being of your child and the implications these charges might have […]

Detention Hearings: My child was arrested and placed in custody in jail, is this legal? Unfortunately, yes. The police may be taken to the juvenile detention facility after committing a criminal offense but the circumstances under which they are placed in jail after an arrest is limited. Generally, the police will only place your child in the detention facility if they committed an offense that either: Resulted in a […]

Can A Minor Be Detained By The Police?

As a parent, the safety of your child is paramount. Knowing what to do in the event that your child gets taken into custody by a police officer can be daunting — and not knowing how your rights may or may not measure up against law enforcement’s authority can feel paralyzing. By understanding when, why, […]

Confessions And Your Child’s Miranda Rights

The criminal justice system in the United States is based on the premise that everyone is innocent until proven guilty. This includes minors, who are protected by a number of constitutional rights, including the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. If your child is arrested, it is important that you understand […]

The Juvenile Delinquency Case Roadmap

If your child has been arrested, the first step to protect your child’s rights and ensure that their juvenile criminal charge does not have any long term impact on their life is to hire a juvenile criminal defense lawyer. Our attorneys understand that the thought of your child facing criminal charges is inevitably terrifying and […]

Can My Child Be Tried As An Adult For Their Criminal Offense?

If your child has been accused of a crime, you may be wondering if they can be tried as an adult. This is a difficult and scary time for any parent, but it is important to understand the facts before making decisions about your child’s future. Read on to learn more about how juvenile delinquents […]