Defending California Juveniles Against Charges

If your child has been charged with a crime and you do not know where to turn, the attorneys at Bird & Van Dyke can help. We offer experienced legal representation for people throughout California's Central Valley.

Experience With Juvenile Cases

At our law offices in Stockton and Tracy, we handle a wide range of criminal law matters on behalf of adults and juveniles. We can help if your child has been charged with:

To speak to an experienced juvenile defense attorney, contact our law office. For assistance, contact our Stockton law office at 209-390-8877, or contact our Tracy law office at 209-800-8962.

Protect Your Rights — Contact an Attorney

If your child has been charged with a juvenile crime, it is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. The consequence of an underage crime can be significant. Colleges do ask applicants about juvenile crimes and certain juvenile offenses may be used for enhancement purposes if a child is later prosecuted for a crime as an adult. If your child is found guilty of a sex crime, he or she may be required to register as a sex offender.

Juveniles Tried As Adults

In an effort to save resources, many juveniles are being tried as adults in California criminal courts. The penalties for a conviction as an adult are more severe than the equivalent crime committed by a juvenile. Find out more about juveniles tried as adults, and your legal options.

Contact Us

To learn more about your legal rights and options, contact a juvenile defense lawyer at Bird & Van Dyke.