Gerlach Law

Minnesota Juvenile Defense Attorney

Juveniles make mistakes. When these mistakes result in criminal charges, children’s futures can be impacted by lasting legal consequences.

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    Some of the Minessota Juvenile crimes Mr. Gerlach represents:

    • Shoplifting and theft
    • Underage drinking
    • Drug offenses, including possession and sales
    • Underage DWI/DUI
    • Traffic offenses
    • Disorderly conduct
    • Assault
    • Weapons offenses
    • Sexual assault and sex crimes
    • Homicide

    Juvenile Defense Attorney Charles Gerlach has extensive background working with the Minnesota courts, probation officers, and social workers in crafting just juvenile dispositions. He helps you and your child navigate the complex rules of Juvenile Court and minimize future repercussions. While the goal in juvenile cases is to resolve them by minimizing future damage, Mr. Gerlach will take cases to trial if necessary and he is a fierce advocate for his clients. 

    Charles’ experience as a veteran prosecutor gives his clients the advantage and helps them obtain favorable results. He has over 25 years of experience navigating the juvenile justice system and knows how to put this experience to work for you. Reach out for your free case evaluation

    Keeping Cases in Juvenile Court

    In Minnesota, the juvenile court’s focus is on rehabilitating individuals rather than punishing them.

    However, if the alleged crime is serious the government may attempt to move the case to adult criminal court. A juvenile could end up serving a sentence in an adult jail or prison. The goal is often to keep the cases in Juvenile Court.

    When facing these serious allegations, you only want an experience lawyer handling your case. Schedule your free case evaluation with Mr. Gerlach by calling the office at (218)722-1000 or writing us here.

    Charles Gerlach, experienced Juvenile Advocate and Attorney

    Reach out to Mr. Gerlach for your free case evaluation and to protect your child’s rights.

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