Protecting Juveniles Who Are Criminally Charges
Those who have a child facing charges are often confused and extremely worried about their child’s future. Having a child that is in trouble with the law can be extremely stressful to say the least. Having a Bergen County criminal defense attorney at one’s side that can defend his or her child’s rights is extremely important to protecting their future.
In many cases of juvenile crime, the punishment is meant to rehabilitate the criminal instead of just penalize him or her. Juveniles do not normally get put behind bars for crime they have committed due to their age. This does not, however, mean that qualified assistance is not needed. The penalties can still be extremely difficult to deal with and may haunt the young person for the rest of his or her life.
How can the Hackensack criminal law firm help?
The firm has years of experience representing children accused of committing crimes. In some cases, the child is not guilty of the crime and his or her innocence must be upheld. Although those under 18 are rarely sent to prison, they can still be sent to juvenile detention for up to six months. In some cases, the young person was sent to juvenile detention until 25 years old. Although this is rare, it is still extremely important to protect one’s child from losing their future opportunities. Having an attorney that is extremely well-versed in juvenile crime law can help change the outcome of a case dramatically. The firm has successfully clients under the age of 18 that were accused of the following crimes:
- Theft crimes
- Car theft
- Drug crimes
The firm believes that everyone is entitled to legal assistance no matter what age. Anyone whose child is facing charges should speak with a lawyer from the firm today.