my 15 year old son is being charged with burglary which i guess is a class 3 felony. He has never been in trouble with the law before. Does anybody know will happen to him?
Criminal Defense Attorney
It's not that simple. You and your son need to talk to his attorney, and if he does not have one, you should seek on ASAP. He is facing serious charges, especially if he is being charged as an adult and not in Juvenile Court.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
What will happen to your son given his situation is something that takes into account many factors. The person who will best be able to give you advice is your attorney. If he does not have an attorney now, the best thing you can do is hire him a good lawyer.
Estate Planning Attorney
There are a lot of issues here - will he end up being charged as an adult or keep it as a juvenile offense? This decision can have huge consequences for his case. Was a weapon or any violence involved - or just a property offense? You will very likely get a public lawyer appointed at some stage, but working with a private attorney right off the bat may save you a lot of trouble down the line.
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