As a dedicated New Jersey juvenile defense attorney, I often represent juvenile clients who have been charged with crimes. While the penalties for juvenile crimes are often less severe, depending on the severity of the crime, there can be serious consequences that could follow your child well into their future. Our goal is to aggressively fight to minimize any potential serious consequences, and ensure your child’s record remains clean. Watch the following educational video to learn more about the penalties for juvenile crimes in New Jersey.
- Juvenile crimes carry a broad range of penalties depending on the child’s age, and severity of the crime they are accused of.
- Detention for juvenile crimes is a last resort, the courts prefer to educate the child and change their behavior in hopes of putting them on the right path.
- Penalties can include writing an essay to a judge or victim, probation, but can be as severe as sending them to a juvenile detention center.
If your child is arrested for a crime in New Jersey, contact the Law Office of Carl Spector for dedicated representation. With over 30 years of experience as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, he offers a unique perspective on how both sides think, and how to best approach each aspect of the case. When your child’s future is on the line, don’t settle for less than the best possible legal representation. Contact an experienced attorney that will aggressively fight to minimize the potential serious consequences your child may face. Call today for a free confidential consultation.