Defending College Students’ Freedoms And Futures
Going off to college is an opportunity for young people to push the boundaries and see how much they can grow as individuals. However, sometimes, pushing the boundaries too far can lead to legal trouble. When Florida college students are faced with criminal charges, the The Rudman Law Group strive to shield them from the fallout and help them retain their bright futures.
What Types Of College Criminal Issues Can The Rudman Law Group Help With?
Attorney Douglas J. Rudman has helped students from Lynn University, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Palm Beach State College (PBSC) and beyond to fight a wide range of criminal charges, including:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI)
- Underage possession of alcohol
- Felony charges for fake identification (ID) cards
- Drug possession
- Sexual assault
- Indecent exposure
- Title IX
In addition to criminal charges, students maybe be facing disciplinary consequences from their academic institutions. The Rudman Law Group has had multiple years of experience defending students in these administrative hearings.
The Effects Of A Criminal Conviction In College
Beyond the legal ramifications of a criminal conviction like jail time, fines or required registration as a sex offender, students can expect to face consequences at school. These include:
- Revoked degrees
- Disciplinary hearings
- Code of conduct violations
- Loss of financial assistance or athletic scholarship
Being convicted of a crime in college could alter the course of a young person’s life forever. Prompt intervention from a skilled, experienced legal advocate is crucial in minimizing the damage.
Talk To A College Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
If you are a college student facing a criminal charge or the parent of one, attorney Rudman is here to help you. Start your journey toward a brighter future by arranging a consultation with the firm. Call its Boca Raton office at 561-464-2615 or send the firm a message through its website to schedule your appointment.