Newark, New Jersey, Juvenile Crimes Defense Lawyer
By definition, a juvenile crime is any crime committed by a person less than 18 years of age. If your child has been arrested for a crime, seek legal help immediately. An experienced juvenile crimes defense attorney can ensure your child will receive the best possible outcome.
For help today with a juvenile offense, call the law offices of Joseph D. Rotella at 973-621-0333 and schedule a free initial consultation.The Consequences of a Juvenile Offense
If your child is arrested for a crime, it is important to understand the consequences:
Before your child talks to police or anyone else, talk to juvenile defense lawyer Joseph Rotella.Skilled and Familiar With the Juvenile Justice System
As a certified criminal trial attorney, Joseph Rotella is recognized as an expert in criminal cases, including juvenile crimes. He is also board-certified as a criminal trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
As a certified criminal trial attorney and a criminal trial specialist, Mr. Rotella knows the various diversionary programs that are available for juveniles to avoid incarceration. He is experienced in defending juveniles charged with serious crimes, such as:
In cases involving juveniles, the court is supposed to consider the best interests of the juvenile. A goal of any court action is to rehabilitate the juvenile rather than seek punishment. Unlike an adult trial where guilt or innocence is determined by a jury, juveniles are adjudicated by a family law judge.
As a criminal defense attorney with 27 years of experience, Mr. Rotella is familiar with the juvenile court system and family law judges. As a result, he can more effectively represent juvenile clients.