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Virginia teens can face criminal charges and serious consequences

When an adult is charged with a crime, he or she may have a very difficult road ahead of him or her. Depending on the crime, a conviction can mean fines, probation and even jail time. If the legal process is taxing on adults facing criminal charges, you can imagine how challenging it is for teens facing similar charges. The families of these teens may be overwhelmed and unable to handle the situation at hand. Hiring legal representation may thus be beneficial in helping families make sense of everything that comes along with these allegations.

The attorneys at Collins Law Firm, P.C. have years of experience representing young people in criminal court. Our firm has helped teens allegedly involved in various juvenile crimes including vandalism, theft, and underage drinking and possession of alcohol. Sex offenses and sexting and stalking charges are also common among young people.

Teenagers and children under the age of 18 facing criminal conviction may be dealing with the very real possibility of having a criminal on their record and being subjected to other life-changing penalties. Collins Law Firm, P.C. can help protect the rights of these young people as well as offer them guidance and support.

In some cases, teens may be found guilty for committing a crime. In those instances, an attorney can be especially helpful in making sure the young person is not severely punished. Attorneys at Collins Law Firm will push for alternative outcomes such as treatment programs and counseling. By pursuing these alternatives, juveniles will have the best opportunity possible to get back on their feet.

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