Camden County NJ Juvenile Charges Lawyer
When it comes to juveniles in New Jersey, the criminal justice system tends to be geared more towards rehabilitation and future deterrence rather than punishing the offenders. Many times these offenders are dealing with a difficult period in their life in regards to their family or school and they end up straying off and making misguided decisions. The court system recognizes this and tries to give juveniles a second chance and get them back on the right path in life. If your son or daughter has been charged with a crime, however, you should still not take the situation lightly. It is crucial that you contact a knowledgeable and skilled attorney who has experience dealing with these situations.
The criminal defense team at the the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall defends juveniles charged with offenses such as shoplifting, assault, and marijuana possession in Camden County including Gloucester, Lindenwold, and Cherry Hill. With around 200 years of combined experience, our defense attorneys know what it takes to help get you the most desirable result in your case. In fact, one of the members of our criminal defense team is a former county prosecutor in New Jersey who used to work on various charges for the State. This means we can predict what kinds of arguments the prosecution will make and use this knowledge to defend your case. The Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are available anytime for a free initial consultation to speak with you about your case. Call us today at (856) 288-3350.
Juvenile Cases in Camden County NJ
Juvenile cases will usually take place in the county that the offender lives in instead of where the offense took place, unless the judge orders otherwise. These trials take place without a jury in front of a judge who has a significant amount of leeway in determining what the penalties are going to be during sentencing. Many of these options the judge has are only available to juveniles. Many times, juvenile cases are settled before it even gets to a trial since they can be very complicated. In these cases, the offender will be issued what essentially amounts to a warning and will have to do community service, counseling, or some diversionary program. The idea behind this is to teach a lesson without having to go into the system. Since these cases can have so many different results, it is best to hire an attorney who can help you decide the best option in your case. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have handled countless juvenile cases and are happy to answer your questions regarding matters such as:
- Juvenile arrests
- Juvenile custody and detention
- Juvenile rules governing pre-trial detention
- Juvenile sentencing
- Juvenile charged as an adult
- Juvenile Megan’s Law
Note: If your child has been arrested, it is important to consult with an attorney before speaking to the police. This is the best way to ensure that your son or daughters rights are being protected.
Contact a Gloucester NJ Juvenile Charges Defense Lawyer Today
The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against your juvenile charges. Our criminal defense team understands the details of juvenile law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at (856) 288-3350 for a free initial consultation about your case.