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Juvenile Delinquency


Brooklyn Juvenile Delinquency Attorney

I approach juvenile delinquency matters with care and compassion. My past experience in the Juvenile Rights Division of the Legal Aid Society provides my young clients in Brooklyn with knowledgeable help. I focus on rehabilitative efforts and seek the most favorable resolutions on behalf of my clients.

If you are the parent or guardian of a minor facing juvenile delinquency charges, contact the Law Office of Virginia Geiss today to arrange a consultation. As an experienced juvenile crime defense attorney, I can provide your loved one with the type of representation he or she deserves.

Experienced juvenile delinquency defense

Prior to establishing my private practice, I represented clients for twenty years through the Legal Aid Society of New York City. Beginning in 1980, I worked as a lawyer for the Juvenile Rights Division of the Legal Aid Society. I am a strong advocate for my young clients, recognizing that the difference in their futures may depend on how their case is resolved.

Criminal law and juvenile delinquency

With the exception of some serious or violent acts, juvenile delinquency cases are heard in Family Court. A juvenile case involves a fact-finding hearing, which is similar to a trial, and a dispositional hearing, which is similar to a sentencing hearing. My experience provides valuable help to Brooklyn juveniles in both types of hearings. Additionally, I have a good rapport with the Family Court judges and have experience as court-appointed counsel. I am well-versed in juvenile delinquency matters such as:

  • Robbery
  • Assault
  • Sex crimes
  • Larceny
  • Murder
  • Other juvenile delinquency matters

If a young person in your life has fallen into trouble, there are many options and rights available to him or her. Please contact my firm today to learn how I can help.