Juvenile Offenses

Court proceedings for Juveniles accused of crimes in Texas are considered civil proceedings, but they are quasi-criminal in nature. Juveniles can be accused of committing the same crimes as adults and are afforded the same rights as adults charged with crimes. The primary difference between juvenile and adult proceedings is that the juvenile justice system is focused on rehabilitation of the child. Nevertheless, juveniles accused of crimes can face serious consequences and potentially be incarcerated in a juvenile facility.

Edward knows the justice system and can help guide your child and family through a stressful time. Most of the time a records related to a juvenile’s criminal conduct will be sealed when the child reaches adulthood. Edward can offer you the advice you need to help get your child back on track. If your child has been accused of a crime contact Edward for a free consultation 361-489-3414.

Contact Edward today for an evaluation of your case.