When a crime is committed it is important to note that all involved will be impacted, criminal and possible victims alike. This is certainly the case when individuals under the age of 18 are accused of criminal activity. Juvenile crime is a serious concern that must be addressed with the well-being of the youth and their loved ones in mind.
If your child has been accused of committing a crime it is imperative that you seek the assistance of a legal professional who will fight for the rights and freedoms of your loved one. Contact the Appleton criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. today at 414-271-9595 to learn more about your options from a talented and practiced lawyer.
Common Juvenile Crimes
While almost any crime that can be committed by an adult can also be committed by a minor, there are a number of criminal activities that juveniles are more likely to take part in than others. These include the following:
- Underage drinking crimes, MIC/MIP
- Driving under the influence (DUI/DWI)
- Drug crimes, such as possession of marijuana
- Assault and battery
- Sexual assault
If a youth is convicted of any of the above they could face very serious consequences, negatively impacting their future ability to succeed.
If a juvenile in your life has been charged with a crime, you need the assistance of the Appleton criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C.. Our experienced attorneys can help you through the legal process, fighting for the rights and freedoms of your loved one. Contact our office today at 414-271-9595 to get started on your case.