Delinquency

A child has been alleged to have committed a crime. Attorney Norris has successfully fought waiver (the State trying to treat the child as an adult – and try the case in adult criminal court), and has negotiated positive dispositions for countless clients. If your child has had a petition filed, alleging they are delinquent – give Attorney Norris a call today.

Truancy

If our child has missed all or part of 5 days of school in any given semester the State may file a truancy petition. Attorney Norris has successfully gotten these petitions dismissed and been able to negotiate Consent Decrees, as well as favorable dispositions for clients. Megan has represented both juveniles and parents in these matters.

CHIPS

If the state has filed a petition alleging you Child is in Need of Protection or Services, you are no doubt dealing with one of the most difficult times in your life. These cases are extremely time sensitive, and require an expert hand to navigate the labyrinth of rules that apply. Attorney Norris has handled dozens of CHIPS cases and is familiar with the department, the workers, and knows how to help parents get their kids back as soon as possible. Attorney Norris has represented parents, grandparents, and children in these matters.

TPR

Termination of Parental Rights – these cases can be filed by the State – typically after a CHIPS case has gone on for some time. They can also be filed by private parties who wish for a step-parent to adopt their minor child. These cases are extremely complex. Attorney Norris has experience with TPR cases and can help you make your way through the process.