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Sealing juvenile records – Orange County juvenile defense lawyer

Many people think that juvenile convictions (technically called “adjudications”) and juvenile records are automatically sealed once you turn 18.  Unfortunately, that’s not true.  While juvenile proceedings are generally confidential, the records and convictions do not just go away once you (or your child) turn 18. There are procedures though, where I can petition the court […]

Juvenile defense lawyer – Orange County

Orange County juvenile criminal defense FAQ’s In California, anyone under 18 is considered a minor.  In general, the goal of the juvenile justice system is rehabilitation, but that doesn’t mean the charges can’t be serious and have lasting effects. What happens when a child is arrested? The criminal laws apply to minors in the same […]