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Juvenile Cases

Are you the parent or guardian of a child who has been arrested or charged with a crime? Our firm provides effective legal advocacy for juveniles, helping them seek opportunities for rehabilitation in the juvenile court system. At Law Office of John W. Noonan, we strive to find sentencing alternatives that if found responsible are rehabilitative and ensure juvenile offenders are treated fairly.

Do you need to speak with a lawyer regarding an arrest or accusation of juvenile crime? Contact us by calling our 24-hour phone number at 925-479-0033 and arrange your free consultation. Attorney John W. Noonan has been making a difference in the lives of young people located throughout Northern California since 1963.

A Juvenile Crime is Handled Differently

Perhaps one of the most marked differences between the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems is this: juveniles do not have the right to a jury trial. The judge will hear all arguments, evidence and witness statements in a trial shorter than adult trials. Dublin juvenile crimes attorney John W. Noonan has extensive experience defending juveniles and is committed to making a difference in the lives of young people charged with juvenile crimes. Our law firm represents individuals charged with juvenile offenses such as:

  • Underage drinking charges
  • Minor in possession (MIP)
  • Drinking and driving (DUI)
  • Drug possession
  • Theft and property crimes, such as shoplifting and vandalism (graffiti)
  • Illegal firearms and weapons charges
  • Assault
  • Sex crimes
  • Statutory rape
  • School suspension
When a Juvenile is Tried as an Adult

There are circumstances when a juvenile can be charged as an adult. If a juvenile is charged with a crime such as murder or vehicular manslaughter, or has prior convictions, he or she may be tried as an adult depending on age. When a juvenile is facing adult charges, the court system and consequences of a conviction can have a very serious effect on juveniles and their families. John W. Noonan has extensive experience in the federal, state and juvenile court systems. He is a vigorous advocate for juveniles whose futures are at stake because of arrests for alleged juvenile offenses.

Contact an Alameda County Juvenile Defense and Hayward Underage Drinking Lawyer

Contact the firm today to arrange a consultation to discuss your juvenile drug defense, juvenile DUI defense or other juvenile crime today.

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