Skillfully Representing Clients Charged With Juvenile Offenses
Children often do not realize the consequences of their actions. Juvenile crimes are serious matters that can not only affect your child’s current situation but can also affect him or her for the rest of his or her life in the form of affecting his or her reputation and as a blemish on his or her record that will be seen by colleges, employers and even when attempting to buy a home.
If your child is being investigated or has been charged with a juvenile crime, you should find a criminal defense attorney who is familiar with juvenile law and juvenile court in New Jersey. Johnson & Johnson in Dover has decades of experience in criminal law. We are skilled, knowledgeable, and tenacious.
Protecting Your Rights, Gaining Results
We can help you negotiate with the prosecutor and the judge about reducing the charges or having them dismissed. Sometimes diversion or rehabilitation programs can be negotiated as an option in lieu of going through the judicial system or serving any time at a juvenile correctional facility. Our goal is to make an arrangement that is in the best interests of your child that the court will agree to.
Through the years, our attorneys have represented clients in juvenile crimes cases that include:
People who have been charged with juvenile crimes are afforded many of the same constitutional rights as adults. They are entitled to an attorney, and they also cannot be questioned without a parent present. If your child has been charged with a juvenile crime, he or she should not speak with anyone before he or she speaks with his or her lawyer and his or her parents. Let our aggressive criminal defense lawyers help you.