Juvenile Defense Lawyers in White Plains

Navigating the Juvenile Criminal Justice System in NYC, Westchester and the surrounding areas

Has your child been arrested or charged with a crime? When any young person is arrested or questioned, it puts their future at risk and can lead to severe consequences, such as jail, serious fines, and other penalties. It is vital you act quickly and retain experienced legal counsel to defend your child's rights and interests.

At Portale Randazzo LLP, we are prepared to build a strong legal strategy on your child's behalf. Our team has 100 years of combined legal experience and includes a former Westchester County prosecutor. We know what it takes to navigate New York's juvenile criminal justice system and what can be done to ensure these matters are resolved as swiftly and favorably as possible.

Contact our office online or at (914) 292-3557 to start finding solutions today.

Compassionate, Diligent Counsel You Can Trust

Having an experienced White Plains juvenile defense attorney on your family's side during this time is essential to the outcome of your child's case. Our legal team understands the severity of the situation when your child is facing criminal charges, and we strive to avoid and/or minimize detention of any kind. This includes recommending the best course of action, such as an alcohol counseling course or a treatment program when appropriate. It is important that we illustrate how your child can contribute more as a member of society, continuing their education or career, than if they were sentenced to time in jail or a youth detention center.

We handle all types of juvenile crimes, such as:

  • School-related crimes
  • Vandalism
  • Graffiti
  • Drug possession
  • Alcohol possession
  • DUI
  • Sex crimes
  • Theft
  • Disorderly Conduct

Protecting Your Child's Future in Westchester County

When your child is accused of a crime, it can be difficult to know where to turn to handle this sensitive matter and who to trust to ensure it is handled the right way. At Portale Randazzo LLP, our award-winning criminal defense team is well-versed in the New York juvenile court system and has a high success rate in the courtroom. We know how to advocate for your child, and we will ensure that they are given the consideration they deserve before the law.

Get started with a consultation. Call us now at (914) 292-3557.

Client Testimonials

There for Our Clients Every Step of The Way
  • A million thank you's could NEVER be enough

    “I had met Richard 16 years ago while he was visiting another client never realizing that one day I would have to actually put his number to use and have to hire him for my children. He has worked with ...”

    - Anonymous
  • "The best of the best"

    “Richard and Hannah fought for my son who was charged with a crime he did not commit. They believed in my son and obtained the necessary evidence to make a motion to dismiss the case. They filed the ...”

    - Ted E. N.
  • He took the time to explain how the legal system works and its process, which helped us understand what was going on.

    “I would highly recommend Richard Portale of the law firm – Portale Randazzo for any criminal or legal issues you may have. He was very knowledgeable and informative. He took the time to explain how ...”

    - FC
  • Richard became more than our attorney, Richard is a family friend

    “When my teen son was arrested for attempted murder and possession of a firearm, I felt our family was faced with the deepest and most painful experience life could offer. I felt hopeless and powerless ...”

    - Anonymous
  • Effective in preventing the total destruction of my life

    “After a long and productive life measured by professional and family success recent years saw me suffer a downward spiral in mental health. Increasingly my sense of self-worth diminished. I’m not sure ...”

    - Anonymous
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Proven Results

Real Cases
  • No Jail Time Arson / Theft / Grand Larceny – Arson Charge
  • All Charges Dismissed Assault / Attempted Murder / CPW – Mount Vernon Dad Shoots Assailant
  • All Charges Dismissed Assault / Criminal Trespass / Harassment – Confrontation With Police Chief
  • All Charges Dismissed Assault / Reckless Driving / Leaving the Scene – Auto Accident
  • Plea Deal Assault / Reckless Endangerment / Reckless Driving / Resisting Arrest – Police High Speed Car Chase Defense
  • All Charges Dismissed CPW / Menacing – Teenage Actor Cornered by Thugs – Acts in Self-Defense
  • All Charges Dismissed CPW / Violation of Parole – Possession of an Illegal Weapon Dropped
  • All Charged Dismissed Criminal Nuisance / EWC – Westchester Mom Studying for Ph.D.
  • All Charges Dismissed Drugs / Cocaine – B Felony Cocaine Case
  • Motion denied. Affirmed on appeal. Excessive Force and Malicious Prosecution
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See What Sets Us Apart
  • Individualized Representation
  • Focused on Achieving the Most Favorable Result Possible for You
  • All Former Prosecutors for Westchester County
  • Proven Track Record with an Incredibly High Success Rate
  • Backed by Over 100 Years of Combined Experience
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