Juvenile Crimes

South Carolina Juvenile Crimes Lawyer

If you or a son or daughter gets arrested for underage drinking or shoplifting, you need experienced representation by an attorney who understands juvenile law, its interpretation locally, and the local juvenile court systems. At Kinard & Jones, LLC in Lexington, we offer defense strategies that can help reduce the charges and minimize the impact on our clients' lives.

Local Representation You Can Trust

Our criminal defense firm strives to give all clients a voice in the South Carolina juvenile justice system. We work hard to protect the rights of clients facing a broad range of juvenile crimes, including:

  • DUI drunk driving and other traffic offenses
  • Minor in possession (MIP) of alcohol or drugs
  • Drug crimes such as simple possession
  • Assault, sexual assault or date rape
  • Shoplifting, theft and larceny
  • Trespassing, vandalism or arson
  • Truancy and curfew violations

Pre-Trial Interventions (PTI)

Charges in certain juvenile crimes may be resolved through pre-trial intervention involving a diversion program approved by the court. This can allow young offenders the opportunity to complete community service, pay restitution or receive counseling that can help put them back on track in life.

Keeping a Mistake from Spoiling Young Futures

A juvenile crimes defense attorney at Kinard & Jones can also assist with removal (expungement) of criminal charges from a record upon successful completion a program. Our goal is to help parents and their sons or daughters prevent an often one-time mistake from ruining a promising future.

To schedule a free consultation and case evaluation regarding a juvenile offense, please contact our firm today.

From offices in Lexington, we represent clients throughout the South Carolina Midlands.