Protecting the Rights and Futures of Young Offenders
Youth offences are subject to separate courts and rules of procedure than those governing the criminal trial process for adults. Not every criminal defence lawyer handles youth offences, so if your son or daughter has been charged with a criminal offence, engaging the assistance of a criminal defence lawyer with experience in youth court can be critical to protecting his or her rights.
Bayne Sellar has lawyers who specialize in youth offences. These lawyers provide experienced and dedicated criminal defence of youths who have been charged with all types criminal offences. The firm represents youths and their families in Ottawa and throughout eastern Ontario.
Experienced Representation in Youth Court
A criminal conviction not only impacts youth offenders' immediate circumstances but also their future opportunities. Teenagers who are convicted may be expelled from school and prevented from attending university. A youth conviction could also limit future employment opportunities as an adult if the case is not properly defended or managed.
The lawyers of Bayne Sellar provide experienced counsel and representation throughout the youth court process. They defend youths accused of:
- Criminal mischief
- Vandalism or damage to property
- Assault and participating in school fights
- Illegal possession of weapons/carrying weapons to school
- Shoplifting and theft
- Breaking and entering
- Drug possession or selling
The Ottawa firm's lawyers specializing in youth offences understand both the short- and long-term consequences of youth conviction. They will seek outcomes that protect your child's rights as well as his or her future opportunities.
Contact Criminal Defence Lawyers for Youth Assault and School Fight Charges in Cornwall and Eastern Ontario
If your son or daughter has been arrested, get an experienced youth offence lawyer on your side. Contact Bayne Sellar at 613-604-2188 locally or 1-877-786-4479 toll free to schedule a consultation. The firm maintains a 24-hour phone service, so someone will always be available to take your call.
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