The Denson Firm

Juvenile Offenses

Defending Juveniles Facing Criminal Charges Tampa-St Petersburg Juvenile Law Attorney

At The Denson Firm, Florida juvenile law attorney Bruce H. Denson helps young people and their families when a juvenile becomes involved in the criminal justice system. We defend juveniles in the St. Petersburg / Tampa Bay area charged with any criminal or statutory offense, including many first-time offenders facing charges of:

  • Juvenile delinquency or truancy
  • Theft, shoplifting, burglary, or auto theft
  • Violence, including assault, battery, or bullying
  • Weapons offenses, illegal possession of a firearm
  • Date rape, sexual assault or other sex offense
  • Weapons offenses, including possession of a weapon on school property
  • Drug offenses, including possession and possession with intent to sell
  • Arson
  • DUI, underage drinking, open container, and other alcohol-related offenses
  • Crimes committed on school property or near school grounds resulting in suspension or expulsion

For information about our qualifications and the benefits of retaining our experienced and aggressive juvenile crime defense lawyer, please visit our Firm Overview.

Phones Answered 24-Hours a Day. Please call (727) 228-0838 for a free initial confidential consultation with an experienced Florida juvenile crime defense attorney. We return all calls promptly.

This is a highly stressful time if your child is facing criminal charges. At The Denson Firm, our Florida juvenile delinquency attorneys do everything possible to make it easy for you. It is important that you trust your lawyer due to the potential long-term consequences of juvenile offenses. That is why it is so important to have a face-to-face meeting before you choose an attorney. Come by our office. Get to know us. You will see how committed we are to helping our young clients and their families come through this difficult time and move toward a brighter future. Contact juvenile defense attorney Bruce Denson, a Florida lawyer with a track record of thorough and effective representation.

Do Not Let a Youthful Mistake have a Lifetime Impact

As your Florida juvenile delinquency defense lawyer, we focus on your long-term best interests. We will try to resolve your case without the hardship of a lengthy trial. We press the court for diversion programs or other options to help you get back on track, stay in your home school, and avoid a black mark on your permanent record.

Expungement of a Juvenile Criminal Record

A criminal record can follow a person for a lifetime, making it difficult to find a job or housing. Juvenile criminal records can be sealed or expunged, just like adult criminal records. However, expungement is not always necessary. Juvenile records are usually not available to the public. If you have a concern about whether your child's criminal record will come back to haunt him or her, please schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced attorney at The Denson Firm by calling (727) 228-0838 or filling out our intake form .

We can advise you if it is necessary to pursue juvenile criminal record expungement. To learn more about criminal law and read answers to frequently asked questions about criminal proceedings, please visit Criminal Defense FAQs.

The Florida juvenile delinquency attorney at The Denson Firm provides criminal defense to minors charged with juvenile delinquency, truancy, sex offenses, drug crimes, DUI, and other juvenile crimes in the Tampa / St. Petersburg, area of Pinellas County and Hillsborough County, including the communities of Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, St. Pete Beach, Gulfport, Indian Rocks Beach, Kenneth City, Madeira Beach, and Seminole.

I came to Mr. Denson at one of the most vulnerable times in my life that I have ever experienced. I was 18 and facing a charge of battery on a law enforcement officer with no support from friends or family. Bruce helped me in every way possible to him and took my case very seriously and personally, and was able to get my case dismissed. I am extremely grateful to Bruce and he is the only attorney that I would recommend my friends and family to. I can’t thank him enough and if you are considering an attorney, definitely choose Bruce Denson.
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