School Expulsions

If your child has been accused of committing an act that could result in being expelled from school, you can, and should, retain the services of a criminal defense lawyer. Expulsion from school could adversely affect your child for the rest of their life. Alleged violations of the California Education Code could be proven false if thoroughly investigated by a lawyer that is experienced and genuinely concerned for your child's future.

Some of the violations that your child could be accused of include, but are not limited to:

  • Caused, attempted or threatened physical injury to another
  • Possessing or selling a controlled substance or drug paraphernalia
  • Stealing or damaging school property
  • Possessing or selling a firearm, knife, explosive or other dangerous object
  • Sexual assault or battery
  • Hazing

These offenses have to of been committed on school grounds, while in transit to or from school, during breaks or during a school sponsored activity. At the Law Office of Laura M. Petty, we may be able to devise a defense plan that results in a positive outcome for your child's circumstance. Our Solano County criminal lawyers can review the evidence and build a strong case for your child

Before your child can be expelled they will be called upon to appear at a hearing where all of the information will be reviewed. Based on this information, the decision will be made regarding expulsion. Our lawyers may be able to increase the likelihood of suspending the expulsion.

We have 20 years of criminal defense experience, including those cases dealing with juvenile crimes all throughout Fairfield, Vallejo and Solano County. 

If your child is facing the threat of expulsion, contact the Law Office of Laura M. Petty to help defend your child's future.