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Las Vegas Juvenile Crimes Attorney

Nevada Juvenile Defense Lawyer Working to Protect Your Child's Rights

Juvenile court takes a much more rehabilitative approach than criminal court.

Our goal is the same, and for us that means keeping a juvenile accused of a crime out of detention, under the care of his parents and unburdened by a criminal record that will affect his or her future. We push to hold the juvenile system to the standard it sets forth, and that is protecting your child's rights.

At the Law Offices of Michael I. Gowdey, we handle juvenile crime cases across Nevada. We understand that the juvenile justice system works differently. With more than 23 years of experience, you can rely on our legal knowledge and aggressive approach to help you protect your child.

Vigorous Representation for Juvenile Crimes

In juvenile cases, minors are basically accused of breaking the same kinds of laws as adults. We handle juvenile crime cases involving:

  • Drug charges
  • Shoplifting
  • DUI
  • Sex crimes
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Vandalism
  • Assault
  • Theft
  • Violent Crimes
  • Robbery
  • Weapons Charges

What is different is how the juvenile court system approaches these charges. Michael Gowdey's first goal in taking a juvenile crime case is to make sure that it stays in the juvenile system. If there is even a remote possibility that your child may have to stand before an adult court, the need for aggressive, determined and experienced representation is impossible to over state.

But, even in the juvenile justice system, some crimes can carry severe penalties and even inflict a permanent stain onto an adult record. We put forward proven strategies for helping you keep your child at home and his or her future untainted. Just like with our adult clients, the goal is to clear your child's name, protect his or her rights and preserve his or her freedom.

Who Will Help You Protect Your Child?

If your son or daughter has been accused of a juvenile crime, will you take chances with the lawyer you hire to represent him or her? Our office has a proven record of strong and aggressive defense in the most complicated kinds of cases. We have built a 23-year history of successful criminal defense for juveniles and adults. We have the resources, knowledge, experience and approach to help bring a positive resolution to your child's case.

Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation to sit down with our attorney and discuss your child's case. You can reach us by phone at 702-471-0321 or online.

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