Criminal Law

Juvenile Crimes

Warren Juvenile Defense Attorney

Standing Up for the Rights of Juveniles Facing Criminal Charges

Any type of criminal charge can have a drastic impact on an individual and his or her future. This is especially true in the case of a juvenile. A juvenile's life and future can be altered and completely changed with even one criminal charge or conviction. If you or your child is facing a juvenile criminal matter, turn to an experienced criminal defense lawyer at the law offices of Charles A. Ziegler.

Handling cases throughout Warren, Youngstown, Trumbull County and the surrounding communities, our firm is aggressive in our defense of juveniles. We understand the nature of these cases and the types of punishments that juveniles are facing if convicted. When possible, attorney Charles A. Ziegler can attempt to have the charges dismissed or arrange for a plea to a lesser charge, as long as such avenues of resolution are in the juvenile's best interests. Contact us today to learn more about how we handle juvenile charges.

Underage Drinking Defense

The laws in Ohio that govern underage drinking detail that people under the age of 21 are prohibited from purchasing, consuming or even possessing alcohol. It is also illegal for individuals under 21 to be under the influence of alcohol in a public place.

We represent all types of individuals in underage drinking matters, from high school students to college students and any other minors. The punishment for underage drinking can include probation, community service, alcohol counseling or jail for up to six months. However, in some jurisdictions, a diversion program may be available. These allow the underage drinking case to be dismissed and the juvenile's record to be expunged upon the completion of the program.

Other Juvenile Crimes

In addition to handling underage drinking issues, our firm confidently stands up for the rights of juveniles who are facing charges of:

  • Minor in possession of alcohol
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Criminal mischief
  • Vandalism
  • Drug possession
  • Possession of paraphernalia

Get in Touch with a Juvenile Defense Lawyer Now

Whether you are looking for a patient, experienced negotiator or an aggressive family law attorney who will lead your crusade for justice, we can handle your case. Call 330-984-0609 today or e-mail us to arrange a free consultation.