June 23, 2017 If your son or daughter is facing criminal charges, it is imperative to seek legal counsel as soon as possible. An experienced attorney can take immediate action to minimize punishment and long-term consequences for any juvenile crime charges. In addition, an experienced attorney can answer your questions, explain the legal process and set reasonable expectations. When your child’s future is in jeopardy, be certain to take the necessary actions. Seattle Juvenile Crimes Defense Attorneys At The Nahajski Firm, in Seattle, Washington, we prepare an aggressive criminal defense designed to protect your child’s rights and best interests. No matter the circumstances, we will always handle your child’s case with the utmost respect and diligence. Contact us at 206-621-0500 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced juvenile crimes defense lawyer. We regularly defend juvenile clients facing the following criminal charges: Burglary, which can include breaking and entering Drug crimes, including possession and possession with intent to distribute Assault and domestic violence Robbery Malicious mischief, which can include vandalism and destruction of property Theft, including shoplifting or car theft Juvenile crimes should not be taken lightly. Your child deserves a strong criminal defense and, more importantly, a second chance. Juvenile Crimes: Process and Consequences If the case does end up in court, a minor is not entitled to a jury trial. Instead, they participate in juvenile adjudication, which takes place before a judge. Our dedicated attorneys will work with the court system to help ensure that the final outcome of the juvenile adjudication takes into account both the minor’s age and current circumstances. We have learned from previous experience that an aggressive defense can often keep your child from juvenile detention or even bring the case to a swift dismissal. Referrals to juvenile court can seriously jeopardize your child’s job prospects and educational opportunities later in life. Whenever possible, our lawyers will seek to have your child’s criminal record sealed. Mistakes made early in life don’t have to follow your child for the rest of their life. Every case has its own unique problems, consequences, and opportunities. No two cases are alike. We encourage you to call and speak personally to a lawyer about your child’s unique circumstances. Call us at 206-621-0500 or contact us online for a free consultation.