Defending Juveniles Against Crimes Before Your Child Was Born
If your minor child is in trouble with the law, you should know that in some cases, an adult penalty could be applied to him or her if the offense is serious enough. A strong defense should be mounted as soon as possible.
For more than 33 years — and more than 200 jury trials — attorney Patrick F. Lauer Jr. has defended the rights of juveniles and young adults who have faced criminal charges and the prospect of adult consequences. In the Camp Hill area, he is your go-to defense attorney.
A criminal conviction can follow young people for the rest of their lives. At the Law Offices of Patrick F. Lauer, Jr. LLC, we understand that facing a criminal charge can be difficult and frightening for your son or daughter, yourself and your family.
Mr. Lauer understands your many concerns and questions. He will guide you through the often confusing process, fighting for your youngster’s rights every step of the way. Call for a free consultation.
Working For Pennsylvania Families For More Than 30 Years
The lawyers at our firm provide your minor child with the aggressive representation they need to defend their rights and future freedoms from damaging criminal charges that include:
- Drug possession — Including misdemeanor charges for marijuana or more severe charges for possession of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines and prescription drugs
- Disorderly conduct
- Sex crimes — Including sexual assault, rape and consensual sex
- Vandalism and other acts of property damage
- Underage drinking — Including first-time offenses and driving while under the influence
- Shoplifting and retail theft
Children arrested for serious violent offenses can be tried as adults in Pennsylvania. Minor crimes such as underage drinking are punishable in adult court in the same way as serious traffic violations, with probation and fines. Whatever the charge, your child cannot afford a halfhearted defense.
Contact the Law Offices of Patrick F. Lauer, Jr. LLC, to speak with one of our criminal defense lawyers today. We will offer you and your child a free initial consultation and maximum availability throughout the legal process. Call or send us a message online to schedule an appointment.