As a parent, you will typically do everything necessary to protect your child when he or she is in trouble, including when he or she is facing criminal or delinquency charges. After all, a conviction often carries significant penalties and can result in potentially life-long consequences.
If your son or daughter has been arrested and you need to speak to an experienced juvenile law attorney, contact Douglas A. Ball, Attorney at Law, and our team in Batavia. We have a proven record of assisting young individuals with criminal allegations and keeping them out of serious trouble. We take great pride in providing our clients with skilled and knowledgeable legal representation, particularly when the client is a child.
With more than 30 years of legal experience, lawyer Douglas A. Ball understands the intricacies of Ohio juvenile law, so let him put this experience to work for you.
To schedule an up to 30-minute FREE in person or telephone consultation, email us online or call us at 513-286-3530. From our office in Batavia, we serve clients throughout Clermont County and the surrounding areas.
Juvenile Delinquency — What Are The Penalties?
Some of the more commonly charged criminal and delinquency offenses among Ohio juveniles include:
- Operating a vehicle while intoxicated
- Underage drinking
- Drug possession and other related offenses
- Sex offenses
If ultimately convicted, a juvenile can face stiff penalties, including time in a juvenile detention center, fines, community service, probation, driver’s license suspension and commitment to the Department of Youth Services. Also, depending on the circumstances of the alleged offense, a prosecutor may seek to charge a juvenile as an adult – meaning he or she may face even harsher consequences.
Get The Help You Need Now
When it comes to your child’s future, you need to act quickly. You can reach us online or by calling 513-286-3530. We even offer a FREE initial telephone or in person consultation of up to 30 minutes.