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Who Does California’s Juvenile Court Have Jurisdiction Over?
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The state of California’s juvenile court has jurisdiction over many of California’s youth. Going over who they have jurisdiction over, specifically, and what this means while speaking with a California juvenile defense lawyer will allow you to protect your child from unnecessary legal challenges. Who Does California’s Juvenile Court Have Jurisdiction Over? The state of…

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Who Maintains The State Of California’s Juvenile Justice System?
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A wide variety of different entities maintain California’s juvenile justice system. Clarifying the most important entities that maintain the juvenile justice system and speaking with a California juvenile criminal law attorney at the Law Office of Katie Walsh will make it easier for you to deal with them and help your child obtain the best…

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If Your Child Is Disabled, Can They Be Expelled?
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To answer the question above, “Yes, if your child is disabled, then they can be expelled.” But, even though this is true, the expulsion process is slightly more complex than it would normally be. Going over what the process of expulsion will be like if your child is disabled and speaking with a California school…

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Suspended From A California Public School
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The school suspension process is bound to a complex network of rules and regulations. Every single one of these rules and regulations must be abided by, and if not, your child’s suspension may be invalid. Going over what you can do if your child has been suspended from a California public school, and speaking with…

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If Your Child Gets Expelled From School, What Happens?
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A variety of things can, and likely will, happen if your child gets expelled from school. None of these things are positive, especially if you would like your child to remain at the school they are enrolled in. Going over what will happen if your child gets expelled from school and speaking with a California…

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Can Your Child Get Expelled For Cyberbullying In California?
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The answer to the question outlined above is “Yes.” But, the facts and legal procedures underlying this are far more complicated than that answer suggests. Going over how and why your child can get expelled for cyberbullying in California and speaking with a California juvenile criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of Katie Walsh,…

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When Can Children Be Charged as Adults?
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As someone who is facing the prospect of your child being charged with a crime, it can be an incredibly difficult and confusing time. The thought of your child being considered an adult in the eyes of the law is a daunting one, with potential serious consequences. Understanding when children can be charged as adults…

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Winning A School Expulsion Hearing In Orange County
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A California student can be expelled for a variety of different reasons. Right before a student can be expelled, though, they may need to go to a school expulsion hearing, which gives them the chance to contest their expulsion. Going over the ways in which you can win a school expulsion hearing in Orange County…

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The 2 Types Of Juvenile Crime In California
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The state of California recognizes two types of juvenile crime: status offenses and delinquent acts.  Going over what these two types of juvenile crime mean and can lead to while speaking with a California juvenile defense lawyer at the Law Office of Katie Walsh will allow you to obtain the best possible legal outcome. What…

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When Does A California Public School Have To Expel A Student?
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A variety of situations, if present, will force a California public school to expel a student. But, even though this is the case, a student can contest this decision by setting up an expulsion hearing. Going over what will force a California public school to expel a student and a student’s rights in these situations…

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Client Reviews

I hired attorney Katie Walsh to help my son when he was found with a large amount of drugs on school campus. She got us through the Expulsion Hearing, and miraculously he can go back to school at the winter semester...

AR- parent of minor client

I hired Katie Walsh to have my felony convictions expunged. She was able to expunge my record within 6 weeks of me giving her all the information. Even though technically I had a probation violation, and therefore the...

AR, criminal client

My 16 year old son was charged with possession of Marijuana, HS 11357(b). I was very concerned about what would happen to him and how this would affect his future. I contacted Ms. Walsh and she assured me that everything...

CT, parent of juvenile client

My child was charged with Felony Penal Code 597(a)- Animal Cruelty. After hiring Katie Walsh, she got the charges reduced to a misdemeanor, counseling, and 40 hours of chores at home. We come back in 6 months and the...

DH - Parent of Juvenile client

I hired Katie Walsh to represent my son on sexual abuse allegations- P.C. 288(a) and P.C. 288(b)- they were Strike Charges. After negotiating with the D.A., she got all the strike charges dismissed, and got my son...

DR- mother of juvenile client

Katie Walsh was fantastic throughout this entire process! My 13 year old son was charged with two counts of lewd act on a minor, PC 288(a) and was in juvenile hall. After hiring Ms. Walsh, she GOT MY SON OUT OF JAIL and...

EG, parent of juvenile client

My 14 year old son was arrested at school for P.C. 311 (child pornography). My son had innocent and stupid nude pictures of himself and friends on his phone. Ms. Walsh was extremely easy to talk to, and made my son feel...

GK,TK, parents of juvenile client

Ms. Walsh was a life saver when I didn't know what was going on, or how to handle the situation. My young daughter was attacked at her middle school and was seriously injured. At a time when both the school and the...

HA, mother of 13 year old Victim Rights client

I hired Katie Walsh to seal my juvenile record of PC 288(a) (lewd act on a minor), after my request had been denied by a Judge and by the Probation Department. After speaking with Probation, the DA and the Judge at a...

JW, former juvenile client

I was charged with a Felony Conspiracy charge- PC 182. After hiring Ms. Walsh she got my charged reduced to a misdemeanor right away, and now I just have to do community service and in 6 months my entire case will be...

KP, juvenile client

Ms. Walsh was like a breath of fresh air throughout this entire process. I was uncertain about the outcome, but she told me everything would be ok- and it was. She had my juvenile record sealed within 3 months of...

LR, former juvenile client

Ms. Walsh got the judge to terminate my son's probation and seal his 2 juvenile cases (Penal Code 288(a) and Penal Code 242) even though he had violated my probation by picking up a new case. By getting his record sealed...

MB- mother of juvenile client

At a very difficult time in my life I contacted attorney Katie Walsh. I am a teacher and was being harassed/stalked by a parent at my school. I wanted a Restraining Order against this person. Ms. Walsh listened to me...

MB, restraining order client

My son was charged with Lewd Conduct, P.C. 647 out of Downey, CA. After hiring Ms. Walsh, she spoke with the District Attorney, Probation, and the Judge. Even though the judge was not pleased with the offer, she was able...

MG, parent of minor

It is with sincere gratitude that I send this recommendation As a parent of a child that was arrested on a Felony Domestic Abuse charge and over 2000 miles away I had to rely on friend of a friends word that you would...

MPF, mother of criminal client

I really liked having Ms. Walsh as my attorney. She visited me in Juvenile Hall. I was charged with four counts of Robbery (Penal Code 211). This was my 8th juvenile petition. Ms. Walsh got 2 of the robbery charges...

MU, juvenile client

I was arrested for a felony Domestic charge, PC 273.5(a). After I hired Katie Walsh, my entire case was dismissed. I never had to appear in court. I felt very comfortable with Ms. Walsh- she was easy to speak with...

NF, criminal client

Katie was instrumental in helping me with a criminal matter as an advocate for me and my children when I was a named victim in a DV case. She patiently and expediently addressed all of my questions and was an invaluable...

RG

My daughter was pulled over arrested for having a Fake ID. After hiring Ms. Walsh my daughter did not have to plead guilty- which would have affected her license status. She did community service, completed a legal...

RS

My 14 year old daughter was involved in an assault and battery- PC 240/242, in Irvine. After hiring Katie Walsh the case was not referred to Court. My daughter was able to complete a class and the case will be dismissed...

SG, mother a juvenile client

My son was charged with possession of Child Pornography P.C. 311.11(a) - a charge I did not realize a child could be guilty of! As parents were beside ourselves when we found this out, and contacted Katie Walsh. She...

SH- mother of juvenile client

From San Diego I contacted Ms. Walsh about sealing my juvenile record in Orange County regarding a Petty Theft charge. She was always very responsive to any of my questions, and consistently kept me updated. Even though...

XL, juvenile client

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