Fort Worth Juvenile Criminal Lawyer
Protecting Your Child's Rights & Future
When a child or juvenile gets into legal trouble, the consequences do not end with legal penalties. One simple mistake or misunderstanding can lead to their future being interrupted. At The Clark Law Firm, we are dedicated to helping you and your child avoid the consequences of a juvenile crime conviction. Our Fort Worth criminal defense attorneys believe that young people have incredible potential and should not be held back by a potential conviction.
Why people choose The Clark Law Firm:
- Representation from a former prosecutor
- A history of satisfied clients
- Numerous cases handled successfully
- complimentary consultations
Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your child’s case, you can trust that The Clark Law Firm will take immediate action in investigating the allegations your child faces. We utilize our extensive experience and legal abilities in building a compelling case on your behalf and we will work tirelessly to fight the evidence that is presented against your child.
Is your child facing criminal charges? We’re ready to help. To get started with us today, call (817) 435-4970.
Types of Juvenile Cases We Handle in Texas
We offer the aggressive representation of juveniles for any offense, from minor offenses on campus to more serious drug and theft crimes. Regardless of the circumstances, our former prosecutor turned Fort Worth juvenile criminal attorney is dedicated to protecting your child's future. We know that you are likely very worried about what will happen to your child and want to work with you to pursue the best defense strategy possible.
Our firm handles the following types of juvenile crime cases:
- Underage drinking
- Fake identification
- Violation of probation
- Drug offenses
- Underage possession of alcohol
- Criminal mischief
- Juvenile vandalism
- Traffic violations
- Sex offenses
Texas Fake ID Laws
One of the most common juvenile crimes is the usage of fake IDs. In Texas, a person under 21 who is in possession have a fake ID can be charged with a Class C misdemeanor and can face a $500 fine. On top of legal repercussions, minors who are attending a university can also be facing academic penalties.
Consequences of a Juvenile Crime Conviction
Having a conviction on your child's permanent criminal record can affect their future negatively in a number of ways. When a minor finds themselves facing criminal charges, it can lead to time in a juvenile facility, financial problems, the inability to obtain employment, and a variety of other penalties. If your child is currently in school, they could be punished with suspension or expulsion from school.
We have 35 years of combined experience on our side and are qualified to represent your child's best interests in and out of court. Whenever possible, we recommend that judges consider alternative sentencing to jail or a juvenile facility.