YOUTH OFENCES LAWYER
YOUTH OFFENCES LAWYER
What are youth offences?
The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) applies to young persons between 12 and 17 who have been charged with a criminal offence. Specifically, individuals under the age of 12 cannot be convicted of a criminal offence in Canada. The YCJA also outlines specific ways that young offenders are to be treated which often differs from adults. Generally, the main focuse of the Act is to promote the rehabilitation and reintegration of young people into society.
- YCJA Key Principles:
Consequences that promote responsibility and accountability.
- Ensure punishments are proportionate to the level of responsibility and the seriousness of the offences.
- Promote the rehabilitation and reintegration of young people into society.
- Aim to prevent further crime through the use of community programs.
- Evidently, provide stronger procedural protections and a wider right to privacy.
- Youth Offences can be serious charges which can result in serious penalties if convicted.
As a result, it is very important to have an experienced Criminal Lawyer Toronto to help guide you through the entire process.
What can De Boyrie Law do for you?
If you are found guilty of any Youth Offences, there can be serious impacts on your life that can affect your future. Above all, we are here to assist your family and protect your children and their rights.
Alex De Boyrie has experience successfully representing young offenders who have been charged with Youth Offences. As a youth offence lawyer, he has a strong track record of having penalties reduced, and charges completely withdrawn. Accordingly, we believe in crafting an individualized defence for each case and providing each client with the utmost attention to detail and representation.
If you or someone you know has been charged with any Youth Offences, please give De Boyrie Law a call today for a consultation at (416) 727-1389. Alex’s experience ranges from working on bail hearings, sexual offences, weapons and firearms, assault charges, drug offences, youth crimes, Impaired Driving, firearms and weapons, harassment, and manslaughter matters.
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De Boyrie Law Will:
Listen to your legal issues
Get in touch with De Boyrie Law. We will listen to your complex legal matters and let you know if your case needs represnetation.
Meet and asses your case
If you need representation we will meet in person at our office to gather details on your matter and build a case.
Provide a resolution
We will gather all evidence and provide the best appropriate resolution to your legal challenge. Rest assured De Boyrie Law is on your side.
A guide to working with a youth offences lawyer
Below you will find a detailed guide on working with a youth offence lawyer:
The first step in working with a youth offence lawyer is to find one who is experienced in handling cases similar to yours. You can start by asking friends, family, or other lawyers for recommendations, or search online for lawyers who specialize in youth criminal defence. It’s important to choose a lawyer who has experience in the specific court where your case will be heard and a good track record of successfully representing clients in youth criminal cases.
Working with a youth offence lawyer can be an important step in protecting your rights and interests when facing criminal charges. By following these steps and working closely with your lawyer, you can increase your chances of a positive outcome in your case.
Frequently asked questions for youth offence lawyer
When choosing a youth offence lawyer, it is important to consider their experience, track record, and reputation. You should also look for a lawyer who specializes in youth criminal defence and has experience in the specific court where your case will be heard. You can ask for recommendations from friends, family, or other lawyers, or search online for lawyers who specialize in youth criminal defence.
During your initial consultation with a youth offence lawyer, you should expect to be asked questions about the circumstances of your case, any evidence that may be relevant, and your goals and objectives. Your lawyer will also explain the legal process and what you can expect as your case progresses.
You should bring any relevant documents, including police reports, witness statements, and any other evidence that may be relevant to your case. You should also provide your lawyer with a detailed account of the events leading up to your arrest and any other information that may be relevant to your case.
A plea bargain is an agreement between the prosecution and the defendant where the defendant pleads guilty to a lesser charge in exchange for a lighter sentence. Your youth offence lawyer may be able to negotiate a plea bargain with the prosecution on your behalf. Your lawyer will work with the prosecution to negotiate a plea bargain that is in your best interests, taking into consideration the strength of the evidence against you and the potential consequences of a conviction.
If you are convicted of a youth offence, you will be sentenced by the court. Your youth offence lawyer will represent you at your sentencing hearing and argue for a lenient sentence, taking into account the circumstances of your case, your background and personal circumstances, and any mitigating factors that may be relevant.
If you are convicted of a youth offence and are dissatisfied with your sentence, you may have the right to appeal. Your youth offence lawyer can advise you on your right to appeal and represent you in any appeal proceedings.
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