At the Law Offices of Gary Churak, P.C., Attorney Churak helps young people accused of crimes navigate the juvenile justice system and emerge in the best possible light.
He has more than three decades of legal experience, considerable knowledge of juvenile law, and is well versed in the strategies that work to provide quality legal representation for your child.
As a fierce courtroom competitor, Mr. Churak has the drive and reputation necessary to gain positive results for your family.
"A San Antonio juvenile defense lawyer who gives your child a second chance"
Each state has its own age qualifications for juvenile courts eligibility. The state of Texas considers children between the ages of 10 and 18 to be juveniles.
The rights that your child has as a defendant and the process the child must go through to clear his or her name depends on the charges. Common cases in juvenile court include:
As your San Antonio sexting defense lawyer, Attorney Churak treats your child’s case with the same dedication he provides to people accused of major criminal offenses. He carefully analyzes the situation surrounding the case to form an airtight defense.
"Most of the time, juvenile offenses bear the label of “delinquent acts” rather than crimes."
However, there are some serious cases in which courts may choose to try your child as an adult.
In these circumstances, youths tried in adult courts often receive longer sentences in prison than they would if they were tried as juveniles, and are more likely to become repeat offenders.
Gary Churak fights in an effort to minimize the penalties your child receives and to have the best possible outcome for their case.
He thoroughly explores options to incarceration such as alternatives to sentencing and restorative justice programs.
This attorney is ready to fight for you and your rights.
Call the Law Offices of Gary Churak, P.C. at (210) 545-3850 or contact the firm online to schedule a free consultation visit to discuss your legal needs.