When a young person is accused of criminal misconduct, Washington State’s juvenile justice system offers several alternatives to incarceration. In these matters, it is important to have a qualified legal adviser by your side to advocate for the most appropriate option and ensure that a child’s rights are not violated. Located in Seattle, Thorley Defense Law helps families find solutions that put young people in the best position possible going forward. Unlike most defense attorneys, I have experience working specifically on behalf of young people. I understand the impact of antisocial behavior disorders and other special circumstances that authorities might not recognize. Whether your son or daughter is being charged with offenses they did not commit or you need information regarding the different types of juvenile case dispositions, I’ll provide the support you need.
My firm practices statewide, with a focus on Snohomish, King, Skagit and Pierce counties. I can outline how the law applies to juvenile offenses related to allegations of:
In many cases, diversion offers a way for youthful offenders to avoid the criminal justice system while being held accountable for their actions. Rather than being locked away from their parents, children in a diversion program are assigned a program that is tailored to their needs, which can include counseling, restitution or community service.
Thorley Defense Law represents juveniles from Washington and other locations who are accused of misconduct. Call 206-239-8755 or contact me online to schedule a consultation. My firm has office in Seattle. Se habla español.