Juvenile Crimes

Joliet Juvenile Assault Charges Attorney

Illinois Assault and Battery Lawyer Defending Minors

It can be a lot easier for your child to be charged with assault than you might think. Gone are the days when a playground scuffle ended in the principal’s office. Today, your child could be taken away by the police and face charges that could have a number of negative consequences. If your child has been arrested for assault or another violent offense, it is important that you seek the advice of a capable criminal defense lawyer immediately.

Joliet juvenile assault charges attorney, Steven Haney is an experienced attorney who has been representing young people throughout Will County and the surrounding area for more than 25 years. Our firm takes a very hands-on, results-oriented approach to each case, working tirelessly to secure the best possible result for your child.

Building a Strong Defense for Your Child

In every case, we work with you and your child to learn everything we can about the incident and his or her level of involvement. We will closely review the prosecution’s entire case, and work to ensure that your rights were respected at all times. As a former Will County prosecutor, Mr. Haney knows how to find the flaws in the prosecution’s case that can provide the key to your child’s freedom.

We pursue every possible option in an effort to beat the charges against your child. We represent juveniles in a wide variety of assault cases, including:



~School fighting

~Sexual assault


~Home invasion

Ready to Fight for Your Rights

Contact our office today for a free initial consultation to discuss your juvenile assault case and learn more about what we can do to help you. You can reach us by phone at 815-723-5600 or via e-mail. For your convenience, weekend appointments are available.

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Client Testimonials

  • You were a steady and calming influence when we faced some extremely unsettling circumstances with our teenager who made a stupid decision and was arrested. Your knowledge of the laws and manner in court was very professional and assertive in representing us. You were encouraging to keep our hopes alive for a future for our son who was never in serious trouble before, yet upfront about what he ...

  • I used you twice for a DUI and for a domestic violence dispute. You were simply the best. I could not ask for anything more from such a great person and attorney....

  • You were an excellent lawyer in my case. There was always good communication and what you promised, you delivered. I would recommend you to any and all of my friends. Good job, Steven, and if I ever need you again, I have your number stored in my phone....

  • I made some huge mistakes and found myself in a world of trouble with felony charges. Thankfully, you took my case and after many trips to court, you secured probation without any formal conviction being entered (“a 410 probation”). This is the absolute best outcome I could have gotten and I am forever endebted for securing it for me.. Yoiu are well known and respected in the legal community a...