Every person aged 17 or older is tried and punished as an adult in Georgia. It's serious business. In some cases, a child as young as 14 may be tried and punished as an adult. If your child is in trouble, he or she needs help from an experienced attorney -a knowledgeable professional who can provide a strong and effective defense.
At Raymond V. Giudice, P.C., in Atlanta, we often represent children, teens and young adults who are in trouble with the law. We have what it takes to get the best possible results in these complicated matters. Criminal defense lawyer Ray Giudice is a nationally recognized commentator who appears weekly on CNN's Nancy Grace Show. He has also received an AV Preeminent rating* under Martindale-Hubbell's peer rating system and has an Avvo Rating of Superb.
Our Georgia law firm handles many different criminal law issues that affect juveniles:
- Delinquency petitions
- Minors in possession of alcohol or drugs/drug possession
- Driver's license suspension for drivers under 21 years of age
- Fake ID charges/obstruction of an officer
- Drunk driving/DUI/DWI
- Underage drinking
Georgia's Juvenile Justice System
Youthful offenders face staggering consequences that may follow them for a lifetime. If they have criminal records, those records can prevent them from getting admitted to college or getting the financial aid that they need to attend. It can stop them from getting good jobs or nice apartments. If you are a youthful offender, one thing is clear: You must act quickly to protect your interests and achieve the best possible results.
Although it is harsh, the penalties of youthful crime convictions can cause a ripple through a child's entire life. For a youth or parent of a youth charged with a crime, it is paramount to contact us immediately, so we can help you get the best outcome possible.
Contact Atlanta Youthful Offender and Juvenile Crimes Attorney Ray Giudice
If you or your child is in trouble, get help from an Atlanta attorney for youthful offenders. Let Ray Giudice protect your rights and your freedom. Contact us now at 404-913-0000 for a free initial case evaluation. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.