We know kids make mistakes when they are young. Sometimes these mistakes are quite serious and come with serious consequences. Nevertheless, a mistake you commit or have been accused of in your youth should not shape your future.
No matter what your child has been accused of, Branson West Law has the juvenile defense experience to help protect your child's future. In some cases, prosecutors attempt to try your child as an adult. The main objective of the Utah juvenile court system is to encourage rehabilitation and good life choices. Branson West Law has experience with criminal defense and focuses on keeping juvenile cases in juvenile courts to avoid the harsh punishment of the adult court system.
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Juvenile court is much different than adult court. These differences don’t mean that your child is without rights. Having an experienced juvenile defense lawyer can mean the difference between juvenile detention and a simple fine.
Branson West Law has handled juvenile defense cases in Salt Lake City, Provo, Ogden and the surrounding areas for young people facing criminal charges such as:
No matter the crime or the charge, Branson West Law is the juvenile defense lawyer that has seen it all. Having a capable juvenile defense attorney and team on your side can mean a world of difference for you and your child. Don’t rely on the hope that because your child is a minor that they won’t be tried as an adult. Branson West Law is here to make sure your child is treated fairly.
Depending on the juvenile case, your child faces the following penalties if they are convicted or found guilty of a criminal offense or if they violate the requirements of a Non-Judicial Agreement:
Depending on your child’s charges and the extent of the crimes they have been accused of, these consequences can vary. Still, these consequences can have very dramatic effects on you and your family as they can have a devastating effect on your child's reputation, livelihood and overall well-being. It’s just not worth facing these consequences alone or at all. It is well worth the effort to find a capable juvenile defense attorney to advocate for your child.
Experience is key in any criminal charge case, especially in juvenile court. The courts have been known to try children as adults depending on the extent of the crime they’ve been charged with. You don’t want your child or loved one to be tried as an adult. So instead of relying on luck, rely on experience and knowledge: Rely on Branson West Law.
As one of Salt Lake's experienced and winning criminal defense attorneys, Branson has handled nearly 2,000 cases. The Branson West Law team has had the experience of taking hundreds of cases to trials and motion hearings, making us one of the most experienced and best DUI and criminal defense attorney teams that Utah has to offer. Branson knows the judges and the prosecutors and has experience in each of the courts in Salt Lake and across the Wasatch Front. That means that Branson is the best Salt Lake City criminal defense attorney to help you fight your child’s charges.
The Utah legal system puts a focus on rehabilitation and transition over-incarceration. However, you need to have an experienced juvenile defense lawyer to take advantage of this focus. So this is where Branson West Law comes in, as an experienced juvenile defense lawyer that will examine your case and determine if it can be dismissed, sealed or expunged from your child's record, reduce the charges and limit the penalties.
It is not fair for your child to have to pay for juvenile mistakes they make that don’t define who they are. Fighting criminal charges against your child starts with a call, so please contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can defend your child's juvenile case and protect his or her record.