St. Louis Juvenile Crime Lawyer

Protecting the Rights & Futures of Underage Clients

No one wants their child to be convicted of a crime. Unfortunately, youths are prone to making mistakes, and in the event that mistakes escalate to a criminal charge, parents and families need the experienced, reputable, and results-driven defense our firm can provide. The Hammer Law Firm, LLC fights on behalf of juveniles under the age of 18 charged with a criminal offense, and we are familiar with the typical forms of leniency, alternative resolutions, and legal procedures that can help young clients resolve their case and take the steps toward a productive future.


Has your child been charged with a juvenile crime? Call for a free case review.


Representation for All Juvenile Crimes

Juveniles are capable of committing the same types of crime as adults. Although we have an active criminal defense practice for adult offenders, we understand that dealing with young people who have made unfortunate mistakes requires delicacy, compassion, and legal flexibility. Our St. Louis criminal defense attorneys make it a point not only to work closely with juvenile offenders, but also with their families and loved ones. We go above and beyond the often impersonal approaches other firms tend to use when dealing similar cases. Our constant communication and genuine desire to help young people and their families can provide you with the defense and resources you need.

It has been proven by numerous studies that juveniles convicted of crimes run an increased risk for recidivism, or returning to a life of crime and incarceration. We want to help make sure this doesn't happen and will devote the time and effort of our entire legal team to provide your child with any additional resources or help they need. We are prepared to deal with any issue relating to a juvenile charge, including some of the most common:

Depending on the age of the juvenile and the severity of their charge, courts may prosecute some offenders as adults. Our firm will work tirelessly to defend all types of criminal charges and will do our best to have charges dropped or reduced as much as possible. A common misconception is that juvenile charges will automatically disappear on a juvenile's 18th birthday. Although this may be true in some cases, it does not necessarily apply to all. Given the deeply personal nature of these crimes and the fact that they vary on a unique basis, we ensure that our clients receive specific answers to their questions, personalized attention, and close communication throughout the entire legal process.

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Fight for Your Child

If your child or any minor in your life has been charged with a criminal offense, you need legal representation. By securing the qualified criminal defense we can provide, you can give your child a fighting chance of moving toward a better future. Many juveniles act with a lack of judgment and are often unaware of the potential consequences of their actions. Unfortunately, the consequences can be severe and can affect a child's future abilities to attend schools, drive a motor vehicle, or gain employment.

Our legal team is comprised of former prosecutors who draw from well-rounded legal knowledge when defending juvenile charges. We understand that patience, support, and kindness are essential to cases involving youth and we take great efforts to maintain such a demeanor when working with our clients.

Do not wait until it is too late. Allow our firm to fight for your child's rights, freedom, and future. To schedule a free case evaluation or to speak with an attorney from our firm to learn more about how we can help, contact The Hammer Law Firm, LLC today.

Juvenile Crimes

Schedule A Free Consultation

Regardless of the charges you face, and no matter the nature of your case, you need to speak with someone who has the experience, passion, and determination to guide you through these troubling experiences. As time is such a crucial matter in strengthening your defense, we encourage you to schedule a free evaluation as soon as possible. Allow our attorneys to explain the charges you face and what we can do to help.

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Firm, LLC Today

Recognized in the industry

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
    American Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Why Trust Our Legal Team?

  1. More than 30 years of criminal law experience.
  2. Former prosecutors who know how the
    "other side" operates.
  3. Accessibility and availability – clients can
    always reach our attorneys.
  4. Personalized, one-on-one attention.
  5. Tough negotiators and proven trial lawyers.
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