The lawyers at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys understand how stressful it can be when your child is arrested and charged with a crime. Our Fargo criminal defense attorneys have experience representing college students and juveniles facing criminal charges, and you want to hire an experienced attorney who can help you understand the juvenile justice system.
There are some allegations that are common among teenagers, including:
Even if a charge seems minor and your child is in juvenile court instead of adult criminal court, the outcome of the case can impact your child’s future. Always seek the right criminal defense help for your teen.
Being arrested for a crime can create a permanent criminal record of a conviction. Further, universities and colleges may take action against a student if he or she is charged with a crime. Some possible penalties and lasting consequences include the following:
The criminal defense lawyers at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys can help you determine the best course of action to protect your child’s reputation and academic future. Your child’s future is priceless, and you can schedule a free consultation during which we can discuss the facts of the case and the legal options available to you and your child.
Your child may be dealing with psychological trauma or drug and alcohol abuse. These untreated issues can often lead to misconduct, arrests, and criminal charges. Our criminal defense attorneys can recommend medical professionals that can help treat your child.
Rehabilitation programs and other proactive treatment options can demonstrate to the judge that your child is taking their problems seriously. The actions taken to address these problems can help you with a criminal case.
It is normal for parents to be unsure of what to do if their child is accused of a crime. If your child is in trouble with the law, you should not wait to seek the criminal defense help they need. Contact our criminal defense attorney, Tatum O’Brien, by email, or call O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys at 701-235-8000 or toll-free 877-235-8002.