Los Angeles Juvenile Crime Defense Attorney
The Law Offices of Bruce M. Margolin, Esq. California Juvenile Law Attorneys
If a son or daughter, or another minor in your life, has been arrested on juvenile charges in the state of California, you want a proven juvenile defense lawyer to protect their rights and minimize any negative impact on their future.
The Los Angeles juvenile law attorneys of the Law Office of Bruce M. Margolin have demonstrated success in defending juveniles against all types of crimes, from drug possession to violent assaults. While the firm cannot promise a particular outcome, Bruce Margolin and his team of juvenile defense lawyers often succeed in getting charges dismissed, pleading to lesser charges and/or having the child placed in a diversion program to avoid conviction and a criminal record.
Fight for the rights of your child, contact us to discuss your juvenile crime concerns.
The firm has represented juveniles charged with:
- Possession of marijuana, meth, cocaine, ecstasy and other drugs
- Larceny and burglary
- Robbery and assault
- Weapons charges
- Rape, date rape and attempted rape and child molestation
- Credit card fraud
- Manslaughter or murder
The Law Offices of Bruce M. Margolin, Esq. has also represented minors accused of gang affiliation or gang-related crimes, which carry additional sentencing.
Children over age 16 can be certified as adults for serious or violent crimes in California. Bruce Margolin has successfully argued in fitness hearings against having juveniles certified to stand trial in adult court. (In juvenile court, a minor is entitled to a court trial but not a trial by jury.)
In convictions and guilty pleas in juvenile court, Mr. Margolin’s firm often convinces the court to divert the minor to an alternative program that avoids juvenile detention center incarceration. The punishment in juvenile court can include probation, special camps, foster care and deferred entry judgments.
Contact the Los Angeles juvenile law attorneys of The Law Offices of Bruce M. Margolin, Esq. to arrange a free initial consultation about juvenile criminal charges. Your child deserves a rigorous defense.
The Law Offices of Bruce M. Margolin, Esq. | Los Angeles Juvenile Crime Defense Lawyer