Charged as a Juvenile
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Charged as a Juvenile

The Juvenile Justice System is a strange subspecies of the criminal justice system that – for a variety of reasons – only a fraction of defense attorneys venture to try their hand at.   Being charged as a juvenile means that the short term consequences of a conviction (called an “adjudication” within juvenile court lingo)…

Our son was framed, and Chris Van Vechten proved it
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Our son was framed, and Chris Van Vechten proved it

Recently, the Law Office of Chris Van Vechten celebrated its biggest win to date: proving that a 15-year-old defendant accused of bringing a gun to Shelton High School in what the media and local politicians described as a foiled school shooting, was in fact framed by a classmate who initially was hailed as the hero…