Juvenile Cases

Gainesville & Ocala Juvenile Crimes AttorneyFlorida Juvenile Crimes Defense Lawyer

A juvenile offense is a crime committed by a child under the age of 18.  If you have a child who is being investigated for or has been accused of or charged with a crime in Florida, the best option for your child is to hire an experienced attorney.  Attorney Robert G. Whittel understands that you may be experiencing one of the most difficult situations a parent can face. It's hard to know the right thing to do to protect a child's future when he or she is in trouble with the law. Attorney Robert G. Whittel can be trusted to protect your child’s rights under Florida state law. He has been defending juveniles accused of crimes for many years and has experienced much success in the area.

Some common juvenile crimes include:

  • School crimes and truancy
  • School fighting and assault
  • Drug charges and possession
  • Underage drinking and fake IDs
  • Traffic offenses
  • Drunk driving
  • Property crimes and vandalism
  • Theft and shoplifting
  • Burglary
  • Arson
  • Gang-related activities
  • Weapons possession
  • Sexual assault and date rape
  • Manslaughter
  • Attempted murder
  • Murder

Gainesville juvenile crimes attorney Robert G. Whittel is a highly qualified and experienced.  He believes in rehabilitating young children versus having them imprisoned or severely penalized. Attorney Robert G. Whittel will work to minimize the long-term consequences and negative impact of a juvenile crime by seeking alternative sentencing options instead of incarceration from the court whenever available. These options can include counseling, good behavior programs, drug school, traffic school, jail tours, and probation.

Gainesville Juvenile Defense Law Firm

Having defended several felony and misdemeanor juvenile cases over the years, juvenile crimes lawyer Robert G. Whittel is well aware of the options available to help your son or daughter clean up his or her record and get a fresh start on life. He may, depending on the circumstances of your juvenile crimes case, be able to have your child’s charges lowered or dismissed entirely.

Has your child been accused of a juvenile crime in Gainesville, Ocala or Bushnell? Contact us today!