Our attorneys here at Alcock and Associates have successfully defended juveniles that have been charged with all sorts of crimes ranging from Assault and DUI to Homicide and Sexual Assault. We understand that our clients have different and specific needs and requirements. Here at our law firm we work very closely with the parents of the accused in order to ensure that our young clients get the right legal representation and outcome for their case.
The criminal justice system works quite differently when juvenile crimes are at issue compared to that of an adult. As juvenile criminal defense attorneys, we understand that we will be working with families and not just individual defendants, when we represent and defend teenagers.
Juvenile Court is for individuals who are 18 and under. The juvenile court system is completely separate from that of the adult system. In the juvenile system, the court searches for solutions that will help kids and teenagers understand the causes of the behavior.
Attorney and founder of our firm, Nick Alcock, is dedicated to helping juveniles who have been charged with criminal cases. He shares the notion and belief that children should be treated differently by the courts and deserve a second chance.
Juveniles can be charged with the same range of crimes as adults, but the difference is that juveniles face penalties that are far less severe in most cases. Juveniles may also be charged as adults. Whether the individual remains in Superior Court, or are transferred to the Juvenile Court is completely up to a Juvenile Court judge.
Furthermore, most non-violent juvenile offenses are likely to result in probation and educational rehabilitation, which often comes in the form of community service. Children who have committed violent offenses have a much higher risk of being charged as an adult.
If your child has been charged with a crime, it is crucial that you contact an attorney so they can look into your case quickly. Getting an attorney involved at the inception of a proceeding allows for the attorney to have a better opportunity to fight to get the proceedings moved to a juvenile court judge.
Here at Alcock and Associates our team and staff are dedicated to helping and representing YOU. The first step is to understand your case. We will take the time to get to know you and your legal situation so that we are best able to answer all of your questions. After your initial consultation with our attorneys, you will know what you are facing and what can happen to your case.
EVERY CONSULTATION IS COMPLETELY FREE AND COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL.
Alcock & Associates P.C.
2 North Central Avenue, 26th Floor
Phoenix AZ 85004