A Quincy Juvenile Crimes Lawyer
Juvenile crimes are addressed in a separate judicial system. If you are a juvenile who has been charged with a crime or the parent of a young person who is facing charges, a Quincy criminal defense attorney from our firm should get involved in the defense without delay. A careful management of the case can allow for alternatives to incarceration in a detention facility, or having the charges dismissed altogether. Young people make mistakes, and I firmly believe that their opportunities and future must be protected, whether they are facing charges of DUI, theft or a violent crime such as manslaughter or murder.
Juvenile Crimes Attorney in Quincy and Greater Boston Area
There is no jury in a juvenile crime court case. The outcome of the trial is decided by the judge who weighs in many factors such as prior arrests, the recommendations of the arresting officer and whether the young person has a criminal record, and even the attitude of the accused among other factors . If the juvenile in quest ion is very young, has no prior convictions and the crime is not very serious in nature, he may decide to let the juvenile off with a lecture and talk to the parents. At the other end of the s cale, however, juveniles are increasingly facing a criminal trial in adult court in cases of serious offenses. Juvenile court is focused on rehabilitation as opposed to punishment, and it is of utmost importance that any young person accused of a crime does not have their case moved to adult court. My law firm, Law Office of Stephen T. Novick, can provide the level of defense counsel needed to move forward with every possible legal action to protect the rights of young people accused of criminal acts.
A Juvenile Crime Record
Even though the judge may decide to let the juvenile off with a lecture, there are cases in which a tough judge believes that more serious penalties should be imposed. A juvenile crime can lead to very serious consequences for the young person and so it's best to contact my office and arrange for aggressive, committed legal representation. As a former police officer and police prosecutor, I have the experience in this area of law that could make the difference in the outcome of the case. Contact Attorney Novick to discuss your case.
Contact a Quincy juvenile crime defense lawyer for high quality representation for young people accused of misdemeanor or felony crimes .