If your child has been charged with a crime, you’re likely very worried about his or her future. A criminal conviction can have a devastating impact on his or her future.
Juveniles can be charged with all of the same crimes as adults, and they often receive the same penalties. In some cases, more serious offenses can be transferred to adult criminal court if the child is over the age of 14. Cases in adult criminal court can bring more severe penalties and a permanent criminal record.
To minimize the damage that criminal charges can bring, your family needs the help of an experienced, understanding attorney.
At Michael K. Allen & Associates, our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined experience in criminal defense and juvenile crime cases. We understand that our clients and their families are placing their trust in our hands, which is why we work tirelessly to obtain the best possible result. We do everything we can to keep your child’s case in juvenile court. In addition, we seek to have your child admitted to diversionary programs rather than detention whenever possible.
We have experience with a wide variety of juvenile crime cases, including:
Protect your child’s future by calling us or requesting an appointment today. We’ll let you know how we can help your family.