If your underage child faces misdemeanor or felony charges, you need the advice of a juvenile court lawyer who is knowledgeable about the juvenile process, experienced in a courtroom environment, and successful in defending juvenile delinquency and child protection cases. The legal counsel you receive could make the difference between your child's brush with the law being a learning experience or a potential childhood tragedy.
Sallynda Rothchild Dennison is a knowledgeable Columbus juvenile court attorney who has handled hundreds of juvenile law cases. Ms. Dennison represents juveniles and parents throughout Ohio in cases involving:
- Underage drinking
- Shoplifting / Theft
- Sex crimes
- Juvenile delinquency
- Child abuse
- Child neglect
- Dependency and Children Services cases
Ms. Dennison understands the juvenile court system very well. Her early experience as an attorney handling cases of child neglect and juvenile delinquency led her to look beyond the legal case to the underlying problems her clients faced. By focusing on a child's underlying problems, Ms. Dennison can often keep children out of the criminal justice system and get them the help they need.
If your child is contacted by the police, you should not let him or her answer any questions without first consulting a lawyer. The police are very experienced at getting children to say things that are incriminating or may damage possible defenses. You should contact a lawyer as soon as possible so that charges can be resolved in such a way that won't have a damaging effect on your child's future.
Free consultation: Contact Columbus criminal defense attorney Sallynda Rothchild Dennison if you have been charged with a crime in Ohio.