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In Ohio, juvenile crimes are handled in Juvenile Court. In some extreme cases, juveniles can be tried as adults and face harsher penalties including incarceration in adult facilities. Juvenile crimes can be complex and influenced by many factors. It’s important to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney who has handled representing individuals who have been charged with juvenile crimes. At Graham Law, we can represent your child no matter where you reside in Southeastern or Central Ohio. With an office in Zanesville and Cambridge, Ohio – we make it easy for you to access justice as soon as possible. Contact our attorneys today for immediate legal assistance.

Penalties associated with juvenile crimes typically focus on rehabilitation and aim to divert youth from the criminal justice system. Examples of penalties for these types of offenses may include community service, probation, counseling or placement in specialized facilities. However, for more serious offenses, juveniles can be tried as adults and face even harsher penalties.

Here Are the Types of Juvenile Crimes Our Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Assist With:

  • Juvenile Sex Crimes: If your child was charged with a juvenile sex offense, you need to seek legal counsel immediately. These types of offenses can result in jail time, sex offender registration, probation and more. The sooner you seek legal help, the better, and remember, time is of the essence.
    • Rape
    • Sexting
    • Child Sex Offender Registration
  • Juvenile Felony Crimes: These types of offenses have various degrees and are classified based on their severity.
    • Department of Youth Services (DYS) Crimes
    • Violent Juvenile Crimes

Juvenile Felony Crimes in Ohio

Here’s a breakdown of the types of juvenile felony crimes in Ohio:

  • Aggravated murder
  • Murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Voluntary manslaughter
  • Involuntary manslaughter
  • Felonious assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Aggravated robbery
  • Rape
  • Aggravated burglary
  • Burglary
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Drug trafficking

Contact Graham Law’s Juvenile Crimes Attorneys Today

If you require immediate legal assistance, contact our criminal defense attorneys today for help. Kristopher Hill has tremendous experience in handling complex criminal law cases and has a demonstrated track record of success as indicated by his case results.

Contact our law firm today.

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