Juvenile Runaways

Juvenile Defense Attorney

There are many situations which may cause someone to run away from home. They might be in a difficult family situation, or they may have just suffered a great loss and feel incapable of dealing with it. However, for children and teenagers running away from home is illegal.

Why Children Runaway

The greatest reason that many people run away from home is because they do not feel protected. An abusive parent, or abusive parents, might be responsible for inflicting emotional and physical pain on a child. Once they reach their teens, they believe they are old enough to run away. Instead, they must go to someone for help. Teens think that lawyers are against them, but that is simply not true.

Juvenile Assault Case Dropped

The Umansky Law Firm recently represented a juvenile who was charged with assault in an incident that allegedly happened between her and another student while at school. She was arrested and faced 60 days in jail and a potential adjudication of delinquency, which could have followed her for the rest of her life. When our firm got involved in the case, we began negotiations with the prosecutor. We discussed the case to see if it was possible to avoid a potential trial. After discussing the matter at late for the prosecutor as well as with our client, it was clear th...Read More

How a Juvenile Lawyer Can Help

juvenile defense lawyers can help your child if they have done something wrong. Because, believe it or not, there are legal consequences for running away. A child’s parents can speak to the police and/or lawyers and have them put in a boot camp for children, as they will claim the child “misbehaving” and need to be taught a lesson. So be careful when thinking are running away; do not want to cause even more pain and suffering.

On the flip side, if a child is the one who needs defending from a criminal, an attorney from a law firm that handles juvenile cases can help them with that as well. Here in Orlando, Florida, many attorneys specialize in helping children in difficult situations. This way, they will not think that they are alone and that they have to run away from their lives in order to be protected.

Contact an Orlando Juvenile Runaway Attorney

When someone runs away, they are not just running away from the problem. They are also running away from the good aspects of their life. Friends, family, teachers, peers and mentors who were part of their old life but will not be able to help them anymore. If you have a child who has runaway please call us today at 407-228-3838

Recent Criminal
Case Results

Burglary of Dwelling; Petit Theft

Withhold with 6 months probation and impulse control; adjudication withheld

Grand Theft ($300-$5000)

Nolle Prosequi-Case Dropped

CT-Driving Under the Influence Car (M1)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

Unlawful Speeding

Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwell/Struct/Veh; Child Abuse; Criminal Mischief; Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

Attach Tag/Lic Plate To Unassigned Vehicle (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

DUI with Minor In Car or BAL of .20 or Higher

Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

Refuse To Submit To DUI Test (M1)

Case Dropped

Battery on Law Enforcement Officer (F3); Disorderly Conduct (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped


Charges Dropped

Scheme to Defraud(F3); Grand Theft(F3)

Motion to Terminate Probation Granted

Unlawful Speed


Failed to Yield at Intersection

Not Guilty

Leave Scene Of A Crash W/Property Damage (M2)

Case Dropped

Motion to Modify and Impose a Withhold of Adjudication


Attempted Burglary of a Conveyance

Charges dropped

Possession of Cannabis (less than 20 grams)

Charges dropped


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Charges dropped

Driving Under the Influence

Reduced to Reckless Driving

Violation of Probation

Case Dismissed

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