Helping Juvenile Clients Accused of Crimes in Northwest Indiana
If your child has been accused of a juvenile crime, it is important to act immediately to protect your child's rights and to safeguard your child's future. Our attorneys understand how difficult these situations can be on your child as well as the rest of your family. We are here to carry the legal burden and to help you and your teenager navigate through the juvenile justice system as quickly as possible.
Please contact us by secure e-mail our firm immediately to discuss your concerns and learn how a caring, knowledgeable and skilled juvenile defense attorney can help: 219-440-7550, or contact us by secure e-mail. We offer free, confidential consultations that do not obligate you in any way.
Whether your teenager has been accused as a minor in possession of alcohol or drugs, or of shoplifting, petty mischief, or battery the law office of Westland & Bennett P.C. can help protect your child's rights. We are criminal defense attorneys who have extensive experience in both criminal courts and in juvenile courts throughout Northwest Indiana. We are committed to advocating for children and families.
The juvenile justice system varies from criminal courts in that the goal is not to punish children, but to help them learn from their mistakes and to get them the help that they need. We can review the circumstances of your child's arrest and explain how we can help. From discussions with prosecuting attorneys and probation officers to representation at juvenile hearings, the criminal defense attorneys at Westland & Bennett, P.C., in Hammond, Indiana, can help.
We represent juveniles charged with misdemeanor and felony violations, including:
- Underage drinking
- Minor in possession of alcohol or drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, crack, Methamphetamines (meth), ecstasy
- Traffic violations, including excessive speeding or drinking while driving
- Shoplifting, burglary, conversion and theft
- Possession with intent to distribute
- Unlawful possession of a prescription drug
Northwest Indiana and Lake County Juvenile Attorneys - Protect Your Rights
The lawyers at Westland & Bennett P.C., have decades of legal practice experience. Trust our dedication to justice. Contact us by secure e-mail today to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your criminal defense needs or call us at 219-440-7550.