All young people make mistakes. It is an inescapable part of growing up. However, when a mistake results in criminal charges, a youthful error can become a lasting part of a person's life, impacting him or her well into adulthood. It is important to take all criminal charges seriously and to seek legal counsel from someone who understands the criminal justice system.
I am Jonathan Jones, a Detroit area criminal defense attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience. We understand that even misdemeanor charges which may not seem like a big deal can have long-lasting repercussions. You can count on us to help protect your child's rights so that he or she can continue to have a bright future. Call or text us anytime at (248) 310-3399, or contact us online for a free initial consultation to discuss your child's case.A Skilled Defense Against all Types of Criminal Charges
Criminal defense is all that we do. We have taken on charges of all types and complexities. We can help defend your son or daughter against any criminal allegations, including:
- Underage drinking and DUI
- Traffic offenses
- Vandalism and property destruction
- Drug possession
- Criminal sexual allegations
We understand that people from all walks of life may suddenly find themselves facing criminal charges. We will handle your child's case personally, without judgment, and walk you through the defense process step by step.Getting Your Child the Help He or She Needs to Protect His or Her Future
When your child has been charged with a crime, you experience a range of emotions. It can be tempting to let anger take over and adopt a tough love approach. However, remember that a criminal record will become a permanent part of your child's life if he or she is convicted or pleads guilty. This can make it difficult for your child to find employment, housing or to further his or her education.
We will do everything we can to help your child avoid criminal punishment. If counseling or substance abuse treatment seems like a viable option, we can provide you with resources. By taking proactive steps to address the root causes of your child's behavior, we can help show that he or she does not deserve to become a statistic in the criminal justice system.Contact a Royal Oak Lawyer if Your Child Has Been Accused of a Crime
There is no such thing as minor criminal charge. All criminal allegations carry serious consequences, especially when a child has yet to truly start his or her life. Call or text us, day or night, at (248) 310-3399, or contact us online.