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JUVENILE LAW – WE’RE HERE TO PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN
In 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that minors have the right to an attorney in juvenile proceedings. Today, more than one million cases a year involving youth are heard by the juvenile court system. Pennsylvania law states that juveniles under 18 years old are not old enough to be held responsible for criminal acts. However, our youth need experienced, dedicated attorneys to fight for them in courts, legislatures, and city halls.
Parents who have a child that is arrested feel overwhelmed and, even more alarmingly, left in the dark. When the future of your child is at stake, you need an attorney who can help you navigate the complex juvenile justice system. If you have a child or loved one who needs legal support, don’t worry. The practice attorneys at Mullaney & Mullaney are advocates for the rights, dignity and opportunities for the youth in your life across the child welfare and justice systems.
We support a variety of cases in court:
- Juveniles accused of a criminal act;
- Juveniles neglected or abused by their parents or in need of assistance from the state;
- Juveniles accused of a status offense such as school truancy, running away from home, and the purchase of alcohol, tobacco, or pornography
Unfortunately, you may be dealing with a child who has broken the law. We understand that the process can be very daunting, as well as expensive if your child is convicted. Regardless of the accusation you and your child are up against, Mullaney & Mullaney develops the best possible defense for each of our juvenile clients. Some of the most common types of crimes we see in juvenile court include:
- Alcohol Offenses
- Disorderly Conduct
- Marijuana Possession
- Tobacco Offenses
- Curfew Violations
- School Discipline
- Traffic Violations
- Sex offenses
You are not alone. We are dedicated to fight for children’s needs and work with the courts to focus on their rehabilitation, supervision, and treatment. Click here to learn more about our Juvenile Offense practice. If your child or someone you love needs legal support, you need an attorney experienced in juvenile protection and criminal law beside you every step of the way. Mullaney & Mullaney is here.
Don’t hesitate. Schedule a free initial consultation to speak with one of our attorneys who will review the details of your child’s case. You can call our office at 610.584.4416 to be put in touch with one of our family law practice leaders today for a no obligation consultation.