Hillsboro Juvenile Lawyers

Skilled Legal Representation for Minors

When your children need legal representation in any way, let the Hillsboro juvenile law attorneys at Cornerstone Law Group handle your case. Our dedicated lawyers can help you better understand the juvenile court system.

Our services include:

  • Adoptions
  • Delinquency
  • Dependency
  • Guardianships

Juvenile Dependency

Juvenile dependency trials determine if a parent, or guardian, has neglected or abused their child. Until a child becomes an adult, their guardian is responsible for their well-being. If the parents can’t, or won’t, take care of the child, the juvenile court may step in by removing the child from the home.

At our firm, we represent the juvenile or the parents with the goal of helping you get through this process quickly and with little suffering for either party. We are very compassionate when it comes to children’s well-being, and we guide families through the steps to ensure the outcome is the best for everyone involved.

Juvenile Delinquency

A minor that has participated in illegal behavior needs an experienced attorney. Driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, and theft are in our area of expertise, and we have spent many years working with the juvenile detention centers.

In recent years, the average age for first-time arrests has dropped significantly, and younger boys and girls are committing crimes. Some of the offenses range from status offenses such as underage smoking and drinking to property damage and violent crimes.

First-time and repeat offenders need experienced attorneys to get them through the necessary filings and court proceedings. Let us help you get your child get back on the right track with a fresh start.

Categories of Juvenile Delinquency:

  • Criminal Behavior – Crimes Handled by the Criminal Justice System
  • Delinquency – Crimes Committed by Minors Which Are Handled by the Juvenile Courts & Justice System
  • Status Offenses, Including Truancy – Offenses Classified as Such because of Minor Status, Handled by the Juvenile Courts

Juvenile Court

The best place for your child is at home with parents, not incarcerated. Most juvenile crimes are similar to those for adult offenders, but the penalties and laws associated with juvenile crimes are different. Juveniles are not entitled to a trial by jury and are not allowed to be released on bail. Our attorneys have a better chance of getting the child into rehabilitation instead of placement in a state facility.

    “Everything went smooth! Great people, good lawyer, helped me out incredibly! Would recommend to anyone and if I would ever have another problem sure would go back !”

    - J. Ramirez

    “Kelly Presley did an excellent job representing me. She is very professional and presented my case with confidence. She was helpful and offered advice promptly when I asked. I will definitely contact her again if I ever need legal representation.”

    - C. Polizzi

    “What an amazing group of hard working attorneys. I was truly blessed to have them represent me in a complicated case. They guided me thru the court system, explaining all the legal verbiage and allowing me to emotionally break down with the stress”

    - S. Shaw

    “Nate is top notch! He is professional and compassionate. I could not be any more pleased having his representation through my process. His honest yet gentle approach is refreshing in a system that I have little faith in. Thank you, Nate!”

    - P. Bradley

    “Jake Griffith went above and beyond to make the best of a really horrible situation. The staff at the office was always very friendly and attentive. Always made sure to have that human touch and that I felt comfortable through the entire process. Would hig”

    - L. Van't Hul


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