Norman Juvenile Attorney (405)501-0827
The last thing a pare
nt ever wants to hear is their child calling from jail in Oklahoma. The truth is that at one time or another almost every parent will recieve that phone. When that time comes, you need to call the services of an experienced juvenile attorney.
The juvenile lawyers of the Matt Swain Law Firm defend juveniles in Oklahoma facing anytype of criminal charge. Even if your child is being accused of sexual assault or something as simple as public intoxication, you need to hire a Juvenile lawyer experienced working with children & family juvenile courts.
Juvenile Criminal Record
As an Oklahoma juvenile attorney, I get asked the same question every single day. Can't my son just plead guilty & be finished with this? The answer is NO! If you plan on your child having any type of future, even something as simple as an after school job. A juvenile criminal record could even keep your child from attending the University of their choice.
Call Juvenile Lawyer Matt Swain ASAP so that he can get started on your son or daughter's juvenile defense! 405.501.0827
Types of Juvenile Crimes
Juveniles are capable of committing the same crimes as adults. However, some acts are considered delinquent simply because of the offender's status as a minor. These "status" offenses include underage consumption of alcohol, driving without a license, truancy from school and running away from home. Status offenses are typically dealt with by social services agencies and do not require intervention from the juvenile court.
More serious offenses may be charged as felonies or misdemeanors. While minors may be involved in all types of crime, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) documents three major categories of juvenile crime: violent crimes, crimes against property and drug-related crimes. Violent crimes are crimes that result in bodily injury, such as assault, rape and homicide. Property crimes are committed when a juvenile uses force, or the threat of force, to obtain the property of another. Drug-related crimes involve the possession or sale of illegal narcotics. Other common juvenile crimes not indexed by the OJJDP include loitering, vagrancy, vandalism and weapons possession.
While many criminal charges can be favorably resolved through negotiation and plea bargaining other cases, other cases may need to go to trial
. We fight hard to obtain the best possible outcome for our clients, whether that is a dismissal of the charges, a guilty plea to a reduced charge, alternative sentencing or an acquittal.
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Juvenile Lawyer Matt Swain
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Norman Juvenile Attorney
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