Juvenile Crimes

Los Angeles Juvenile Crimes Lawyer

Defending Juvenile Charges

When your child faces juvenile charges, the uncertainty and concern can be overwhelming. Regardless of the nature of the charge, securing a skilled criminal defense lawyer is crucial to offer your child the best chance of avoiding the long-term impact of a juvenile record.

Juvenile court operates distinctly from adult criminal court, necessitating an attorney with expertise in both areas to ensure the strongest defense for your child. At RLPC, we are dedicated to understanding and navigating the unique aspects of juvenile law and juvenile courts. Reach out to our law firm today to discuss your child’s case and the path forward.

Understanding the Categories of Juvenile Charges

Juvenile charges generally fall into two categories:

  1. Status Offenses: These are offenses considered criminal solely because the individual is a minor, such as truancy and curfew violations.
  2. Juvenile Delinquency Crimes: These are offenses criminal for all citizens, including drug possession, violent crimes like assault and battery, and theft and property crimes.

In some cases, the prosecution may attempt to have your child tried as an adult, potentially leading to more severe consequences.

Key Aspects of Juvenile Court Proceedings

  • Judge-Only Trials: Juvenile cases are adjudicated solely by a judge, without a jury.
  • Detention Hearings: Instead of bail, a detention hearing is held to decide if the juvenile can be released pending further court proceedings.
  • Prosecutor’s Role: The prosecutor determines whether to try the charges as a felony or misdemeanor.

At RLPC, we provide aggressive defense and comprehensive guidance through the juvenile justice system. Our experienced juvenile defense attorneys are committed to protecting your child’s rights and future. Understanding the gravity of juvenile charges and their potential to escalate, we strive to offer the best possible representation, whether it’s a drug charge, violent crime, or status offense. Contact us to safeguard your child’s legal rights and future.

Lawyers for Juvenile Cases

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The impact of a juvenile conviction on your child’s future can be profound and far-reaching. It might hinder their academic achievements, college prospects, and employment opportunities. The stakes are even higher if they are tried as an adult. At RLPC, we firmly believe in giving juveniles the opportunity for redemption and a fresh start, rather than enduring a lifelong label as a criminal.

Our team at RLPC possesses the expertise and deep legal knowledge necessary to defend your child against their charges effectively. Serving Los Angeles and the surrounding communities, we are committed to supporting your family through this challenging time. Contact us for a free case review and take the first step in securing a better future for your child or loved one. 

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In the realm of defense law, experience is invaluable. We have demonstrated our legal prowess in various challenging felony cases, including those involving severe charges like murder and other violent crimes. Our deep understanding of the criminal justice system enables us to strategize effectively for our clients’ benefit.

If you seek top-tier defense representation, reaching out to RLPC is your crucial first step. Whether post-arrest or when you learn of being a target in a felony investigation, our early involvement can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. Trust in our experience to navigate you through these trying times.


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