AREAS OF PRACTICE

Juvenile Law

Elmhurst, Illinois, Juvenile Defense Attorney

When your teenager is in trouble with the law, you are naturally distressed, concerned and determined to help get him or her back on the right path as smoothly as you can. You no doubt realize that an experienced, compassionate and no-nonsense attorney can help your family through this difficult experience.

Advocates for Young People and Their Families in Juvenile Defense

At the Law Offices of Laura M. Urbik Kern, in Elmhurst, Illinois, we place a high priority on advocating for the well-being of minors. "Children" under the age of 18 normally fall under the jurisdiction of juvenile courts in delinquency-related legal matters that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Truancy
  • Curfew violations
  • Underage drinking
  • Vandalism
  • Disturbing the peace
  • Assault

Our attorneys handle these and other legal issues pertaining to minors requiring authoritative intervention or legal protection, such as the following:

  • DCFS cases -- neglect, abuse, administrative appeals and foster parent rights
  • Guardianship of minors
  • Cases of neglect or abuse

Respect, Compassion and Honesty

When the Law Offices of Laura M. Urbik Kern is your law firm handling legal concerns involving you, your son or your daughter, you can be assured that both parents and children will be treated with respect and compassion. Your juvenile defense lawyer will truthfully and professionally help your family make the right decisions.

Whether your child's legal matter involves school officials, juvenile court, DCFS or any other agency or entity, a knowledgeable and attentive lawyer with experience in juvenile law is a valuable asset. Call or e-mail the law firm to schedule a consultation with a juvenile defense attorney regarding any legal issue involving your minor son, daughter, grandchild or ward.