Texas Juvenile Crime Defense Lawyers
Protecting the Rights of Minors throughout Texas
If you are under the age of 18 and have been charged with a crime, or if you are the parent of a minor facing criminal charges, you want an experienced attorney to protect your rights. With effective counsel, many juvenile charges can be quickly and efficiently addressed, and can be kept off your permanent record. You want a lawyer who knows the law and the procedures involved in the juvenile system, one who has successfully protected the rights of others in similar circumstances.
At Bailey & Galyen, our juvenile crime defense lawyers bring extensive experience to individuals across Texas who have been charged with a juvenile crime, including delinquency. Attorneys John Robinson is board-certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
In our years of practice, we have maintained a strong commitment to personal service and attention, as well as a dedication to follow the highest standards of practice within our profession. We believe that communication is essential to the successful resolution of your case, and will take the time to carefully listen to all your concerns and questions, so that we can take the steps necessary to meet your goals. We will keep you informed of any developments in your case, as well as your options, so that you can make educated decisions about how you want to proceed. We will also give you a realistic assessment of your chances of success, so that you always know what to expect.
Our Juvenile Crime Defense Practice
In Texas, a person who is 17 years of age or younger is subject to the laws governing juveniles and will, in most instances, be treated as a juvenile when charged with a crime. Because you are not yet considered an adult, with the full ability to discern right from wrong, there are different rules and penalties that apply to criminal prosecutions.
At Bailey & Galyen, we offer comprehensive counsel to minors who have been charged with illegal activity, including
• alcohol offenses, such as minors in possession, underage drinking or DUI/DWI
• drug charges, including possession or trafficking
• traffic violations
• arson or mischief
• theft offenses, including shoplifting
• violent crimes, such as robbery, rape, weapons charges or even murder
We will represent you in any juvenile proceeding, whether you have been charged with a felony or a misdemeanor. We are intimately familiar with the Juvenile Justice Code and have handled countless civil proceedings on behalf of minors charged with truancy or other age-based crimes. In most instances, we can help minimize the penalties, getting house arrest, treatment programs or even deferred sentencing.
Contact Bailey & Galyen.
At Bailey & Galyen, we provide a free initial consultation to all clients. Contact us or call our office at 800-402-3900 to schedule an appointment. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Evening and weekend consultations are available upon request. Se habla Espanol.