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Florida Teen Court for First-Time Offenders

A promising young life shouldn’t be derailed by one mistake. In simple terms, that is the premise of Florida’s Teen Court.

As the parent of a teen who is facing misdemeanor or traffic charges for the first time, it’s important for you to know that Teen Court offers a way to possibly get those charges dismissed. It can enable your child to keep a clean slate, avoiding any loss of reputation that harms his or her future prospects.

At The Law Office of Corey I. Cohen & Associates, we are highly skilled in handling matters related to teen offenses. We encourage you to give us a call today to arrange a no-cost consultation about your specific situation. Based in Orlando, our firm serves clients throughout Orange and Seminole counties.

Would Teen Court Work for Your Child?

The Teen Court program does not apply to all offenses committed by teenagers. But if the offense was a misdemeanor or traffic offense, Teen Court allows participants to have their charges dismissed if they complete the requirements of the program. Typically these requirements emphasize reform and rehabilitation, not punishment.

Specifically, offenses that Teen Court applies to include:

  • Petit theft
  • Criminal mischief
  • Battery
  • Trespassing
  • Careless driving

Founding attorney Corey Cohen has many years of experience handling cases involving juveniles. As a highly trusted and knowledgeable defense attorney, he has trained all defense attorneys at our firm. We can guide you and your child toward a resolution that does everything possible to protect your child’s future.

Take Action for Your Child’s Future

Florida Teen Court can give first-time, nonviolent offenders a second chance. Contact us today to arrange a no-cost consultation with a criminal defense lawyer who is well-respected throughout the Orlando area. Call 407-680-2093. Or, if you prefer, complete our online form.