As a parent, it is extremely frightening to receive the news that your child is in trouble with the law. However, an arrest does not equate to being guilty of the crime. If possible, try not to panic and focus on taking the steps below to help your child deal with the charges from an emotional and legal perspective.
What To Do If Your Child Gets Into Trouble With the Law (and What NOT To Do)
If your child is in legal trouble, don’t try to handle it on your own, and don’t rely on friends or online sites for legal advice.
Providing your child with the legal and emotional support they need to cooperate with proceedings, as well as hiring expert legal counsel, ensures the best possible outcome that can reduce or even prevent sentencing altogether.
Contact Calgary Criminal Defence Lawyer Charles Fair
Is your child in legal trouble? If the police charge a teenager with a crime in Alberta, they should speak to a criminal defence lawyer before attending court, even if they are not guilty or the crime isn’t serious. A reputable criminal defence lawyer will provide the guidance necessary for a teenager to make informed decisions that are in their best interest.
At Fair Legal, we work to ensure that the government and its agencies, such as the police, active within the balance of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and do not abuse their power. Criminal defence lawyer Charles Fair will vigorously protect the rights and interests of our clients who are facing criminal or regulatory charges. Fair Legal wants to ensure that you are treated fairly throughout the process and that any sentence is one that is appropriate for your circumstances and not disproportionate to the alleged crime committed.
Call us at 1 (403) 239-2249 to schedule a confidential meeting with a member of our team.
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Calgary lawyer Charles Fair brings over 30 years of experience to Fair Legal in criminal, family and civil litigation. Charles draws on his personal experiences related to each field of law which helps him to understand and relate with each of his clients. He is compassionate, caring, and will always be your champion for justice when life gets messy.