Juvenile Charges Defense Attorneys in Portland Serving Throughout Oregon
Criminal Defense for Juveniles Charged With Crimes
If your son, daughter or loved one has been charged with a status (underage) crime, or is a juvenile charged with a misdemeanor, felony or Ballot Measure 11 offense, you may be wondering two things: How did this happen and what can I do to fix it?
We have decades of experience helping clients fight criminal charges. Our attorney, Mark Cogan, has more than 35 years of experience providing criminal defense in municipal, state and federal courts. In some cases, early advocacy and investigation work by our defense team can even result in out-of-court Diversion Agreements that greatly reduce the damage to our juvenile clients.
If you are under age 18 and have been charged with a crime, our law firm can help. Juvenile crime is a family affair. We will help your family explore your options for keeping you safe and your future bright.
“Dear Mr. Cogan, I wanted to personally thank you for your time spent with me and my daughter. Your kindness displayed in processing the information concerning her criminal record expungement was much appreciated. We both have been working extremely hard to fix the errors of the past so that she might be able to look forward to a clean slate for her future. Always appreciating you!” — C.W.
We Know How to Protect Your Family’s Rights and Future
At Mark C. Cogan, P.C., located in Portland, Oregon, we have helped many juvenile clients protect their futures. Our law firm is prepared to:
- Handle all types of juvenile crimes from misdemeanor theft to felony charges involving drugs or sex offenses
- Keep cases in juvenile court where there are more Diversion options
- Shield against interaction with police, investigators and government agencies and mediate any necessary correspondence with the government
- the input of parents, school officials and social workers as appropriate
- Respond to juvenile delinquency allegations such as vandalism and other property crimes
- Represent juveniles in school disciplinary hearings
Our law firm in Portland, provides frequent client communication and status reports regarding the case and any developments. All correspondence is confidential and we will work with you to find a good solution for your son or daughter.
The Prosecution Has Begun Its Work — We Should Begin Ours
No matter the circumstances, anyone under investigation or facing criminal prosecution should retain the best possible attorney as early in the process as possible. If you or someone you care about is facing prosecution by the juvenile authorities, please call our Portland law office at 503-549-1077 or send us an e-mail for a free initial consultation with our lawyer.Set up your free initial consultation