Misdemeanor and Juvenile Defense Attorney

For juvenile justice hearings and misdemeanors, the lawyer to turn to is John P. Downs, Attorney at Law. Our focus on proving quality service and creating solid answers to difficult questions rests on a foundation of over 17 years of legal experience. From our offices in Elkton, Havre De Grace, and Bel Air, Maryland, we assist clients of all ages, and are familiar working in criminal and juvenile court.

A Juvenile Defense Attorney

If your son or daughter is facing a hearing before the juvenile justice service, you want to make sure he or she has quality legal representation. Even during prescreening hearings, parents can have a lawyer present to protect their child’s legal interests. We place our attention on providing responsive service and our ability to provide effective solutions to defend juveniles facing criminal charges.

Along with prescreening and juvenile justice hearings, our juvenile defense practice extends to situations where prosecutors seek, depending on the severity of the crime and the age of the child, to try a minor in adult court. Our juvenile defense attorney, John P. Downs, can assist your family in protecting your child’s rights and petitioning the court to ensure that it tries minors in juvenile court.

In Elkton, Havre De Grace, Bel Air and throughout Maryland, our office is ready to assist you in your child’s juvenile justice matter. Contact our office today to schedule a free initial consultation.

Misdemeanors and Criminal Defense

As part of our overall criminal defense practice, whether you face shoplifting charges or property-related offenses, our office is ready to assist you. In our 17 years of practice, we have helped clients with cases related to misdemeanors charges such as:

  • Burglary
  • Assault
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Trespassing
  • Shoplifting
  • Property Damage

Contact our office today to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your misdemeanor charge, and put over 17 years of experience to work for you.