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Representing Juveniles and Young Adults in Trouble with the Law in Norwalk, Connecticut

Protecting your child's future when trouble happens

At the Law Offices of John P. Thygerson, LLC, we understand that children sometimes encounter trouble. And as parents, we know the worries that you face when your son or daughter makes a mistake that could affect their future. The strong juvenile justice system in Connecticut is supposed to protect your child's legal and constitutional rights — but that does not always happen.

Taking your child's defense seriously for the child’s well-being and your own

Since the juvenile justice system is supposed to protect children, many parents make the following assumptions about it that just are not true:

  • Juvenile courts are fairer than adult courts. As with adults, if a child does not have an effective defense, the prosecutor's version of events and facts controls the outcome.
  • Judges protect children. The court may not suggest alternatives such as diversion programs, treatments and other opportunities. Instead, your minor child may spend a year — or more — in juvenile detention, and adult children may face jail or prison time.
  • It will "go away." Unfortunately, criminal records do not just disappear at the age of 18 or 21. The record can affect college scholarships, careers, university admissions and driving privileges.

Working with our sophisticated juvenile criminal defense attorney at the Law Offices of John P. Thygerson means that you and your child can count on someone to help you through this difficult time and aim for the most positive results.

An experienced advocate for your child's rights

For more than 20 years, the Law Offices of John P. Thygerson, LLC has been helping families in Norwalk and the surrounding area when their children need a knowledgeable defense lawyer in Connecticut's juvenile or adult courts. We have worked with children who are accused of offenses at all levels — from traffic violations to violent crimes:

  • Possession of controlled substances, illegal drugs and illicit medications
  • Traffic crimes such as speeding, hit and run, reckless driving and texting offenses
  • Alcohol possession and driving under the influence (DUI)
  • Vandalism, breaking and entering and graffiti
  • Theft and burglary
  • Truancy
  • Bullying and school threats
  • Juvenile sex crimes
  • Violent crimes, including assault and homicide

No family should face these charges without an experienced attorney on their side, especially when the stakes could be your child's future.

Contact our offices in Norwalk, CT to protect your child

All initial consultations with our attorney at the Law Offices of John P. Thygerson, LLC are completely free of charge. Schedule yours today by calling 203.286.5690 or by contacting us online. To protect your child, take advantage of the high-quality, high-energy service from our criminal defense attorney and his more than 20 years of experience.