Pittsburgh Juvenile Sexual Assault Lawyer | Worgul, Sarna & Ness, Criminal Defense Attorneys, LLC

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Cases of juveniles committing sexual assaults are becoming more prevalent in our courts. Today more than a third of child sex abuse crimes in the US are committed by other minors.

An accusation of sexual assault can devastate the life of someone under 21. Even if you are or your child are not convicted, it can be a depressing experience.

You may lose friends if they hear about the accusations against you. If you are found guilty, your punishment can include jail or detention that will take you away from your home and family.

Penalties for Juvenile Sexual Assault in PA

Depending on your age and the age of the alleged victim, your penalties for a sexual assault conviction can include prison, heavy fines and, for some crimes, mandatory registration as a sexual offender.

Steps To Take If You Are Charged With Sexual Assault as a Minor

If you, or your college-aged child have been charged with juvenile sexual assault, your first step should be to immediately hire a lawyer.

Contact a Pittsburgh Juvenile Sexual Assault Lawyer Today

If you or your child is arrested, your defense attorney will work behind the scenes to have the charges dismissed or lowered.

Your attorney will work hard to have your case tried in juvenile court.

Your lawyer will be at your side when you appear in court.

If there are witnesses brought in to try and prove your guilt, your juvenile crimes attorney will question them closely to determine the accuracy of their memory and challenge their recall.

If your case is dismissed, you will be eligible to have your criminal record cleared (expunged). Your attorney can take the necessary steps to give you the clean record you need.

Questions? Contact me.

Your rights are at stake and you need the best defense to keep them. I will fight using the strongest defense available to get your Juvenile Sexual Assault charge reduced or dismissed so you can move on with your life.

(412) 281-2146 or advice@pittsburghcriminalattorney.com