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juvenile crimes Defense in Miami, Broward and Hialeah


If you or a loved one is under the age of eighteen when charged with a crime, the Juvenile Justice System in the State of Florida handles the case. This system differs from the criminal justice system in that the focus is on rehabilitating juveniles rather than punishing them. Prosecutors in the State of Florida have great discretion and are allowed to initiate the prosecution of a juvenile in adult court in many cases without judicial authorization.

Some of the most common juvenile offenses seen are:

• Juvenile Shoplifting and Theft
• Juvenile Burglary Charges
• Juvenile Drug Charges
• Juvenile Assault Charges

Penalties of Juvenile Crimes

Penalties depend upon the severity of the crime but often include the following:
• House Arrest
• Probation and Curfew
• Loss of Driver's License
• Random Drug Screening
• Counseling
• Juvenile Detention

Defenses for Juveniles

Seeing your child or loved one charged with a crime can be an incredibly difficult time for any parent or guardian. Our lawyers have extensive experience defending juveniles. Our first step is to work to keep the child from being tried as an adult and avoid the punishments associated with conviction under the criminal justice system. Next, just as an adult we will fight to get charges reduced or dismissed based on the circumstances of the case and work to have any evidence, which may have been illegally seized, thrown out.

Contact a Miami Juvenile Criminal Defense Attorney Today

If your child has been charged with a crime and is being prosecuting in either juvenile or adult court in Florida, it is important to seek a Miami Juvenile Criminal Defense Attorney immediately. Contact Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Adam K. Goodman to learn about your options during a free consultation. As a Hialeah Criminal Defense Attorney, Adam K. Goodman will aggressively fight for you and defend your constitutional rights. Adam K. Goodman maintains the ideal that relationships matter, which has earned him respect amongst prosecutors and judiciary. This leads to results for you, the client.  

As a former Miami prosecutor and Chief of Litigation, Adam K. Goodman has the experience and knowledge to defend your case. Contact The Law Office of Adam K. Goodman at (305) 482-3265 or (954) 695-5126 today for all of your Broward County, Palm Beach, Monroe, or Miami Criminal Defense needs.