Being charged with a crime is a terrible feeling. But having your child charged with a crime may be worse. Watching your son or daughter be put into handcuffs and driven away in the back of a police car is heart wrenching. We can help! There are a number of options the court has when dealing with a juvenile offender beyond sending them to jail. The court can elect to send your child to therapeutic rehabilitation or even a group home. Let us walk with you through this process, let us fight as hard for your child as you would!
Summary of California Juvenile Crimes
Juveniles can be charged with almost every criminal offense, but these are the ones they are most often charged with:
That is a list of the most commonly-charged offenses for juveniles. However, juveniles can be charged with almost any crime an adult can, including serious crimes. Most juveniles under the age of 18 go through the juvenile court system. However, children over the age of 14 can be charged as an adult for some offenses, like Murder, Robbery, or other serious or violent offenses. If your child is being charged, don’t let them get swept up into the system and become just another statistic. Call Oriole Law Group, and we’ll fight for your child like we would our own.