Many troubled teenagers and children simply need a second chance to make things right. Most people believe teenagers receive light sentences for juvenile offense convictions in the State of Georgia. However, a single first offense could jeopardize your child’s scholastic career or chance at scholarships, damage his or her reputation, or even result in his or her removal from the safety of your home. If your son or daughter was arrested and charged with a juvenile offense, or he or she is scheduled to appear in GA juvenile court, you must act quickly to protect his or her future.
The good news is that the GA juvenile justice system focuses more on rehabilitation than incarceration, so if you want to keep your child out of a juvenile detention center, the system can work in your favor if you hire the right juvenile attorney to represent your child. When it comes to juvenile charges, the stakes are unquestionably high. Never risk your teen’s future on a rookie law firm. Call the experienced juvenile defense attorneys at Miles Patterson Hansford Tallant, LLC in Cumming, GA today for a free consultation about your child’s case.
Juvenile Court in the State of GA
Juvenile court is different from courts for adult defendants, or courts in which juveniles are tried as adults. Children under the age of 18 have specific prosecutors and judges, which means they need defense attorneys who are familiar with those judges, prosecutors, social workers, DFS workers, and school officials who can help them avoid a life of crime.
At Miles Patterson Hansford Tallant, LLC, we understand that you call a juvenile defense lawyer because you're in a critical hour. As skilled juvenile defense lawyers, we will protect your child's identity and reputation, and help keep his or her criminal record clean throughout the process.
The attorneys at Miles Patterson Hansford Tallant, LLC understand that most kids make mistakes and bad decisions at some point in their lives. We provide outstanding legal representation for all kinds of juvenile court cases, including:
- Sex offenses
- Computer or internet-related crimes
- Petty theft
- Hazing or bullying
- Assault, battery, and violent crimes
- Date rape
- Breaking and entering
- Gang-related crimes
- Underage Drinking
- Drug trafficking
- Drug possession
- Offenses associated with the possession or distribution of marijuana
If your child is facing criminal charges that may affect his or her future, we’d like to help. Please call an experienced Georgia juvenile defense attorney today at (770) 781-4100 or after hours at (678) 343-8075 or access our simple contact form here. We will treat you and your child with respect and listen to your side of the story. If the case goes before a judge, we will build a strong defense on behalf of your son or daughter, doing our best to get the charges reduced or get the case dismissed altogether. In juvenile court, we stand between accusation and conviction, and we’re committed to securing a bright future for your child.