Las Vegas Juvenile Law
Area of law
Juvenile Law is an area of expertise of the experienced Juvenile Law lawyers at Miley Law Firm in Las Vegas. The main objective of the juvenile law attorneys at Miley Law Firm is to help juveniles avoid having a juvenile record. In many cases, having a record can result in expulsion from school especially when a crime occurred on school premises. Even when expulsion is averted, a juvenile record follows adolescents into adulthood and can adversely affect their lives. Attorney Edward R. Miley is an experienced criminal defense lawyer who helps his clients in both the juvenile courts and the adult criminal courts throughout Clark County and the greater Las Vegas area.
We have a unique set of laws pertaining to criminal offenses committed by juveniles, and we are highly knowledgeable in practicing those laws. The highly-skilled juvenile law team will work with families of juveniles to navigate the legal systems and find the best outcomes for your children.
Common Types of Juvenile Crimes
The most common types of delinquent acts or crimes prosecuted in the juvenile courts throughout Clark County, Nevada, include:
- battery and/or other minor crimes of violence
- violation of probation
- vandalism including graffiti
- theft, burglary and/or robbery
- possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia
- trespassing private properties
- sexual misconduct with minors
Resources for Juvenile Cases in Las Vegas, Nevada
The Juvenile Division of the Office of the District Attorney in responsible for prosecuting delinquent crimes committed by minors as well as crimes against children. The Juvenile Division of the DA’s office also strives to reduce juvenile crimes, incidences of child abuse and abandonment by their families.
The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative was created by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in 1992 after the Detention Reform. The goal of the initiative is to reduce the number of juvenile arrests, help improve the conditions of juvenile confinement and minimize the failure of juveniles to appear before a judge in court.
The Clark County Juvenile Detention Services serves as a holding facility for children who are arrested for a delinquent or criminal act. In cooperation with The Clark County School District, certain educational services on core subject areas are provided at this facility.
The Juvenile Courts at the Eighth Judicial District Courts in Clark County, Nevada handle all juvenile and delinquency cases. The Juvenile Court also handles cases of dependent minors who have been abused and neglected by their parents and guardians.
Miley Law Firm has been providing exceptional legal representation to individuals in Las Vegas, Nevada since 1996. Attorney Edward R. Miley founded Miley Law Firm with the goal of providing competent legal representation to the community. Backed by years of practical experience and legal expertise in many different areas of the law, Attorney Edward R. Miley has been helping our clients by offering the best solutions to their legal problems.
The experienced lawyers at Miley Law Firm are committed to defending your rights by providing excellent legal representation and achieving the best outcomes. If you are in need of superior legal representation, call the expert Las Vegas lawyers at Miley Law Firm.
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