If you are underage and are charged with a criminal offense in Michigan, or if your minor child has been charged with a crime, it is crucial that you hire an experienced juvenile defense attorney in Michigan as soon as possible. A juvenile crime is defined as an illegal act that is committed by an individual under the age of 17 years. Offenses may range from misdemeanor theft or shoplifting, to DUI or drug charges to assault or other violent crimes.

Many parents, and children, assume that because the illegal act was committed by a minor they will not be subject to severe legal penalties. However this is not the case. Juvenile crimes are taken very seriously in Michigan and can result in severe punishments, a permanent record, and in the cases of a minor nearing the age of 17, the chance that he or she may be charged as an adult.

Sabrina Cronin has criminal defense experience that is unmatched. As Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office she honed her trial skills in the courtroom every day, representing both juveniles and adults in criminal cases. Sabrina Cronin is unique in her experience and has a record of success helping juveniles avoid severe criminal penalties.

Facing criminal charges as a juvenile can result in life-changing consequences. In addition to repercussions like probation, fines and a criminal record, there is the possibility of being charged as an adult. Additionally, the damage done to your reputation can follow you and your family for the rest of your life. Having an experienced Michigan juvenile defense attorney on your side is imperative to ensuring your case is investigated properly, your rights are upheld, and you are treated fairly. The Cronin Law Firm also has the unique advantage of having an in-house investigative division consisting of former Homeland Security, FBI, and local law enforcement officials. This unique pairing of attorneys and investigators is invaluable for clients and the successful outcome of their cases.

The Cronin Law Firm is dedicated to protecting juvenile offenders to the fullest extent of the law. The value of a second chance is paramount to Sabrina and her team, contact The Cronin Law Firm today for compassionate, aggressive representation of your case.