Franklin Juvenile Crimes Attorney
Fighting for Justice on Behalf of Minors in Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Our skilled and experienced lawyers at Puryear, Newman & Morton, PLLC are committed to helping parents throughout Franklin and the surrounding areas defend the rights of their children in criminal matters. We understand that it can be stressful when your child is facing criminal charges, which is why we proudly offer comprehensive legal services tailored to the unique needs of our clients.
Juvenile crimes are treated differently than crimes committed by adults. In Tennessee, a juvenile is defined as a person who is too young to be held legally responsible for criminal acts. Minors who commit crimes are charged with juvenile delinquency. Juvenile crimes like vandalism, assault, and truancy are heard in juvenile court.
Penalties for Juvenile Crimes
There are serious consequences for minors charged with juvenile delinquency, including:
- Expensive Fines
- State Custody
- Community Service
In addition to the penalties listed above, a conviction for a juvenile crime can substantially impact the minor’s future. Employers, banks, landlords, and universities can all ask applicants if they have ever been convicted of a crime. A juvenile crime conviction can derail all of these life-changing opportunities because if they are asked about their criminal records on an application, they must disclose the juvenile offense.
Common Juvenile Crimes
While many juveniles tend to think they are invincible, we are frequently called on by parents to represent their children in the following Juvenile Crime cases:
- Identity Theft
- Assault & Battery
- Drugs & Alcohol Crimes
- Driving Crimes
- Sexual Harassment
Experienced & Reliable Counsel for Juvenile Crimes
Puryear, Newman & Morton, PLLC is here to help you and your child navigate the criminal justice system and fight for your best interests. We represent both first-time offenders and repeat offenders in a wide range of juvenile crimes cases, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to get started devising a strong legal strategy to pursue your case goals.
To say I was impressed would be an understatement. If you need the best legal counsel and sound advice, and sometimes it’s advice you don’t want to hear but need to, then Phil Newman and the Puryear, Newman & Morton team deliver.- Carl H.
I can’t say enough about this firm. I am treated like family and have the utmost confidence in all of the attorneys and staff there.- Brenda L.
With his expertise and the help of the Puryear, Newman & Morton firm, they did exactly that and I am extremely grateful to him and his firm.- Keith S.
Phil was my rock and my protector. I felt strong because I had Phil and Julie in my corner.- Tracy P.
Organized and diligent, Alisha was always one step ahead of those involved and made one of the most difficult times of my life a bit easier to stomach.- Lauren L.
Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined legal experience.
Our attorneys are dedicated to serving the needs of it's clients in a professional, ethical, and caring manner.
We are a full-service law firm with skilled attorneys who have years of experience handling specific areas of law.
Rooted In the Community
Our firm has been serving the people of Franklin for over 20 years and have an excellent reputation within the community.