If your child is arrested or even contacted by the police, call Dieringer Law immediately at (719) 550-9177. The period right after arrest is vital in order to protect your child from making harmful statements.
The following is some general advice, however it is not a complete guide for what to do. Please contact Dieringer Law as soon as possible to speak with a member of the team immediately.
If your child or teenager has been arrested, you will want the best defense for them. Their arrest can cause extreme tension and confusion for a family. It is not always easy to face the realities of a juvenile crime.
Sometimes young people act impulsively without realizing the consequences or may have simply been at the wrong place at the wrong time. First, do not blame yourself, and now is not the time to lay blame or lash out at your child. Your child needs your support right now more than ever, and has a right to remain silent. Do not assume the police will be understanding or want to help your child. Call Dieringer Law first.
A juvenile will be prosecuted differently and will face different penalties than adults, the possibility for life-changing consequences is very real for our youth.
When a child is arrested on suspicion of breaking a state or local law, the state must notify the parents. The young person may be released to their parents or they may be held in a juvenile facility.
Every juvenile has the right to be represented by an experienced Colorado criminal defense attorney. The future well-being of your child is at stake, and it can be difficult to focus on the complicated legal aspects of the case. At Dieringer Law, we will conduct a thorough investigation of the case and build a strong defense for your child.
It is important that parents and children have an experienced Colorado defense attorney who can help them navigate the often-confusing world of the juvenile justice system. That is why you should call us right away, 719-550-9177.