Even good kids make bad decisions.
Every kid gets in trouble at one point or another. For some kids, that trouble catches the attention of the police and State’s Attorney. Nothing is more unnerving to a parent. Often times the threats or actual crimes that occur are aimed at their love ones, or immediate family. As such, and attorney well-versed in family law would be the way to go. Following due process and understanding your options is top priority. You might even want to avoid the worst of consequences to befall on the person responsible, being such a close relative. A good attorney can help you and recommend a course of action according to your needs and goals.
The Illinois Juvenile court system is set up to deal with kids who would be in “real” court if they were not kids. Anything from an underage drinking ticket to narcotics and firearms offenses could tangle a child in the complicated web of juvenile court law. Legally speaking, there is no offense “too small” for juvenile court.
Unlike adult court, juvenile court can go on forever. What seemed to be a minor offense to start can keep a person under the watchful eye of a juvenile court judge until they are 21 years old. How many years do you want the case to drag on?
Matthew J. Haiduk is an experienced juvenile court litigator. His first assignment in criminal court was working on juvenile cases. He was immersed in juvenile court all day, every day. Haiduk knows the juvenile court system, the juvenile court procedures and, most importantly, how to keep juvenile cases from going on forever.
Call Matthew J. Haiduk now to discuss your child’s problem.
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