Category: Juvenile Crimes

Navigating the legal system can be daunting, especially when it involves your child. If your child is accused of a juvenile crime in Denver, it’s crucial to understand their rights and their protections. In this guide, we’ll explore what parents need to know to advocate for their children effectively.

Know Your Child’s Rights

First and foremost, being aware of your child’s rights in the juvenile justice system is essential. Just

In the vibrant city of Denver, juveniles facing drug charges encounter a unique set of challenges within the criminal justice system. As a criminal defense lawyer specializing in youth cases, it is crucial to understand the distinct legal considerations and complexities surrounding juvenile drug offenses.

This blog post aims to provide an educational and informative overview of the landscape, shedding light on diversion programs, rehabilitation options, and the delicate balance

Denver youth are making waves, but not in the way people hope. Recent studies show gun violence among youth in Colorado has increased a staggering 160 percent since 2016, according to CBS 4 in Denver.

Advocates in the community are hoping to change the justice system approach to the current gun violence. The goal is to impact juveniles for years to come – and make the community safer for everyone

Juvenile justice is a hot topic in every city across the U.S. it seems, but lately, Denver has seen more than its normal share of juvenile crime. According to the Colorado Division of Youth Services, there was a 10-percent increase in violent crimes by young offenders from 2019 to 2020.

Due to this jump in youth-perpetrated crimes in such a short period, advocacy groups are asking Denver courts to help

Prevention of gun violence, especially among juveniles, is something Denver is looking to address. The set-up of a specialized court in the city’s judicial system is currently in progress.

A program is being designed to target first-time juvenile offenders and prevent them from committing more gun crimes down the road – and possibly being tried as an adult in the process.

Case in point? In 2019, five juveniles under the