Riverside Juvenile Crime Lawyer
When a child is accused of a crime, it can have a devastating impact on
the child's life. Such an event can cause intense emotional distress
and have lasting consequences. Depending on the outcome of the case, the
occurrence can orient the child to a criminal lifestyle and so gravely
affect his or her future. For this reason, it is imperative you contact
a Riverside criminal defense attorney immediately if a child in your charge
has been accused of a crime.
Anyone under 18 years of age is considered a juvenile for the purposes
of criminal law. Juvenile crimes cover a broad range of severity but commonly include:
Help With Juvenile Crime Cases
At Grech & Packer, we consider it of utmost importance to attempt to
help your child achieve the best possible outcome for his or her case.
We offer a free consultation so that we may discuss the matter with you,
hear your concerns and answer any questions you may have. We want to make
sure you understand the legal process involved so that you and your child
can remain as comfortable as possible during the proceedings.
In most cases, matters of juvenile crime are addressed in the juvenile
court system, which focuses on rehabilitation. Consequences are still
not necessarily light and may include such things as fines, detention,
probation and mandatory counseling. If the crime is particularly severe,
the child may be charged and tried as an adult in the criminal courts.
In this case, they are subject to the full penalties of the law as it
applies to adult offenders. With so much at stake, it is vital you have
competent and caring
legal representation. You can turn to us to help determine the best course of action and fight
to protect the rights of your child.
Contact a Riverside Juvenile Crime Lawyer
for legal help protecting your child's future if he or she has been
accused of a crime.