Has your child been charged with a juvenile offense? If so, it is recommended that you seek counsel familiar with the workings of Juvenile court. Juvenile charges are treated somewhat differently than criminal charges and not every criminal defense firm is prepared to handle the challenges of this process poses in a way that best protects the interests of the child or adolescent.
At Thomas J. Cunnane, Inc., Attorney Cunnane is not only a former prosecutor but a former pro tempore judge, and a former pro tempore commissioner at Denney Youth Center. He knows the challenges and concerns clients face has they submit to our criminal justice system, including those client families in juvenile offense cases. Our firm is prepared to navigate these families throughout every stage of this process and ensure that their child receives the consideration they deserve.
Your family does not have to face a juvenile case without a proven Everett criminal defense lawyer by its side. Call (425) 559-7970 today.
Adolescents and children can commit many of the same criminal acts that adults can. The state of Washington, however, recognizes that these young offenders deserve special considerations, which is why there is Juvenile Court. In Everett, this Juvenile Court is conducted at Denney Youth Center.
Common juvenile offenses include:
It is also worth noting that Washington leads the nation in detaining juveniles for noncriminal acts due to a controversial law. This law makes actions like skipping school, running away, and other forms of truancy a jailable offense. This is why it is so critical—no matter what the charges are—that your family retains a proven Everett juvenile crime attorney to represent your child's interests. With the proper representation, it can be possible to avoid detention and incarceration in a Juvenile Prison.
Start exploring your family's options today. Use our online form to request a free case evaluation today.