It is completely natural for younger people to make mistakes. In fact, research has proven that a teenagers under-developed brain will likely have difficulty making long-term judgements and decisions. Every parent hopes their child’s mistakes won’t lead to severe legal problems. No parent one wants to see their child in trouble with the law. If a young member of your family is having trouble with the law, you’re probably feeling frightened and unsure of what to do next.
When a parent receives a phone call that their child has been charged with a criminal juvenile offense, it is undoubtedly an overwhelming experience. The primary concern for any parent is protecting the child’s future from the devastating effects associated with an arrest and/or conviction.
It is imperative to hire an experienced juvenile defense lawyer. Hiring an experienced attorney can keep the case in the juvenile system, where better options are available for addressing any of the child’s rehabilitative needs. At The Boerst Law Office, protecting your child’s best interest is our paramount concern.
The juvenile defense attorneys at The Boerst Law Office also work closely with the parents of the juvenile to address the child’s rehabilitative needs. By being proactive in addressing the child’s needs through voluntary efforts, we can often show the prosecutor and judge that additional court intervention is not necessary. Contact the juvenile defense attorneys for a free initial consultation.
The juvenile defense attorneys at The Boerst Law Office have represented juvenile clients in hundreds of cases, including:
When the police come to talk to a child about a criminal investigation, many parents encourage their child to answer all of the officer’s questions. However, regardless of whether the child is guilty, answering questions is almost never in the child’s best interest. They should NOT talk to the police without an Attorney! The juvenile should invoke his or her absolute and constitutionally guaranteed right to remain silent and refuse to answer any
If charges are filed, an experienced juvenile defense attorney at The Boerst Law Office will proceed with the goal of having the charges dismissed through pretrial motions such as a motion to suppress or a motion to dismiss. Additionally, an aggressive defense will often result in more favorable pretrial negotiations with the prosecutor and, hopefully, drastically reduced charges and/or sentencing.
When The Boerst Law Office represents a juvenile, the you can rest assure that the attorney is an advocate, not a judge. The attorney’s objective is to ensure the juvenile is treated fairly in the juvenile court system and to achieve the best possible outcome for every client.
The Boerst Law Office offers aggressive and affordable juvenile defense. Our attorneys are compassionate, experienced and is always an advocate our clients.