Juvenile Attorney in San Diego, CA
When a child is charged with a crime, it affects the entire family. This is especially true in cases where a minor has been charged with a serious criminal offense, such as a sex crime, assault, or even murder. Whether your child has committed a crime, been wrongfully accused of a criminal act, or simply made a mistake, the guidance of a juvenile defense lawyer can help you get through this difficult time. Juvenile crimes law varies from state to state, but a lawyer can help you understand your child’s legal options.
Helping Young Offenders
The Law Office Of Heather A. Melone assists juvenile clients and their families by negotiating with the prosecution to reduce the charges, if possible. The Law Office Of Heather A. Melone also aims to work with prosecutors to ensure that children are charged as minors, not adults. In some cases, by taking this step, children face fewer penalties and are therefore able to move forward with their lives more quickly.
Not all attorneys are equipped to work with juvenile defendants. It takes a combination of compassion and knowledge of the law to see your child through the juvenile court system and work to achieve the best possible outcome.
Don't Lose Hope
Remember: A criminal charge against your child doesn’t have to negatively affect the rest of his or her life. If your child is in trouble, call The Law Office Of Heather A. Melone today.
Heather is an awesome lawyer: is knowledgeable, reliable, trustworthy, hardworking, dedicated, dynamic, and honest. I met her in a very difficult time of my life. She was always there for me, reachable, returned my calls quickly, provided me with updated information, and met in person when necessary. She fought with me until the end! Heather is a great person and I will never forget what she has done for me!
Great service and friendly help with clearing my record.
Heather Malone helped me greatly, in 2006 I was charged with possession and she fought to save my record. 10 years later I graduated from college and she was there to help me get documentation I needed for my new career. You can trust that Mrs. has your best interest at heart.
I just have to say that Heather Malone is an amazing honest attorney! She was on top of my case from the minute I called. She is a person you can trust to take action right away and gets thing done. I am truly grateful for her services.
Mrs Melone, I just would like to thank you so much for everything. This Misdemeanor was my first time everytime ever being in any trouble in all my 23 years of living. I was scared to lose my career and lost because I had no clue where to begin to get out from under all of this. From the very first phone call between us, You made me feel so much more in control of everything and confident that everything would be alright and you came through! No Charges were even filled and it was all thanks to you and your commitment to me and keeping me out of trouble. I can not thank you enough. I wish you well and God Bless you.
My experience with Heather Melone was great. She is very helpful, patient and easily approachable. I would like to thank her for her service.
Our ward, with Autism Spectrum Disorder, was being wrongfully punished and represented by those who were supposed to be looking out for his best interest. Heather was able to correct most of the damage that had been done by not having the correct representation. Out son is back in the loving home that and on the road to becoming a successful productive member of society. Heather and resources were a blessing to our family.
Win with Heather!
This excellent attorney got me a win, with professionalism and compassion. In defending me in a largely baseless and bogus case, Heather was able to acheive an expeditious and total victory. She advised me every step of the way how it would play out, and how we would be able to win. Everything went exactly as she said it would. She advised patience along the way, and it all fell onto place in my favor. Heather was able to calm the emotions of all parties, and in so doing made them face realtiy. Having said that, Heather was always realistic about the case, its strengths and weaknesses, and the real perceptions and goals of our opponent. Heather protected and cleared my good name and reputation completely. Heather was not condecending to the other side. I watched her work with the opponent with skill, grace and patience. I cannot recomend Heather hightly enough. She is a great attorney who cares about her clients, the law, and will get the best result for her clients. She acheived a result that was completely fair and beneficial, and most importantly favorable.
Professional and friendly
From our first conversation with Heather we felt comfortable with her. She was always professional, knowledgeable, approachable and friendly. She explained the process to us. She worked to get the best outcome. We really appreciated her time and assistance. We would recommend Heather to anyone in need of her special services.
Dedicated and Supportive
The Law Office of Heather A. Melone is a reminder that there are people in society who truly care about their clients and the welfare of others. I cannot say enough about the way my son was treated by Ms. Melone, and how Ms. Melone went above and beyond to help my son. Her professionalism and support was apparent from the first time I spoke to her, and she was always there for my son as he went through some difficult times. My son is an addict and found himself in trouble after stealing to support his addiction. This was a difficult time for my family and my son. Through out the entire ordeal I always felt that I could call Ms. Melone no matter what the circumstance. Ms. Melone was honest and forthright through out the entire case, and I felt that she always put my son's best interest at heart. Ms Melone would respond with concern to any situation with out judging my son and doing her best to help us through some difficult situations. I felt that Ms. Melone gave personal attention to my son and did everything she could possibly do to help my son get a fair judgment. I also knew that she was a phone call away, and as busy as Ms. Melone was she made me feel like my son was the most important client on her agenda. I cannot thank Ms. Melone enough for all she has done for my son. Thanks to her my son is getting the help that he needs now to overcome his addiction and gain his life back. I am forever grateful to Ms. Melone and I think she is an amazing attorney who truly cares about her clients.
Heather Melone, attorney.
Walking into the offices of Heather Melone was the best possible choice I could have made. As I'm sure anyone dealing with legal issues issues will attest, hiring an attorney is an uncertain process. It's difficult to gauge what kind of person you will have defending you when choosing an attorney. But after meeting with Heather Melone, and working with her on my case, I can tell you with the utmost certainty what kind of person you will be getting. Heather Melone really cared about me and my case. She cares about me and my case. She was never anything less than honest or dedicated. If you're looking for an attorney that will work for your best interests no matter what, choose Heather Melone. I trust Heather Melone, and you should as well.
I was very fortunate to locate Heather Melone to assist my family with a legal matter. Heather is extremely knowledgeable and familiar with all aspects of the legal system. She took the time to explain the law and gave us clear direction on how to best resolve the issue. Her advice was accurate and the outcome was favorable as she stated that it would be. Heather was always responsive to our needs and handled every aspect of our case timely. I worked with Heather for approximately 45 days but felt like I knew her for a lifetime. I always felt like she cared about my family and the results of our case. If you are looking for a great attorney, I would highly recommend Heather Melone.
High Level Competence with Excellent Results
When we contacted Ms. Melone about a very challenging and high-stakes domestic violence situation, she knew all the right things to do and advised us every step of the way. Her extensive experience, combined with the very effective relationships she has cultivated within the legal system, were key to reaching a very positive result in a short period of time. I can't imagine how we would have reached a resolution without her.
Professional, friendly, concerned, cares about you & your case
I met Heather on my court date however I had talked to her several times prior to that. She is very professional, knows what she is doing & listens to anything you have to say. She has handle EVERYTHING for me & got my case settled with an outcome that I couldn't be happier with. She was always available to talk to. By voice, text or email, Heather always responded very quickly. I would use her again if needed and I would highly recommend her to friends or family. Her price is very affordable.
Great experience from beginning to end
I can't say enough about Heather Melone. Obviously any time you have to navigate legal system, you are full of questions and anxiety. Heather was informative, keeping me up to date on everything that was going on -- but she also did her best to allay the anxiety. She didn't sugarcoat anything; she shot straight, and tried to give perspective. I wholeheartedly recommend Heather. I know that she will take as good of care of you, as she did for me.
This is my second time using Heather Malone to help me with legal matters. Both times she was extremely professional, knowledgable, and friendly. Heather was easy to get ahold of and promptly returned calls whenever I had any questions. I highly recommend her and would use her a third time, if needed.
Professional, friendly and thorough service.
Ms Melone is very professional, caring, honest and approachable. After I got a DUI, she made me feel comfortable and took away my fears about the court process. She is very clear and thorough when explaining the process and helped reduce my sentence. I was very happy with the outcome. I would surely use Ms. Melone's services again, but hope I won't need to.
Fantastic and helpful
My Experiences with Heather on two separate cases have exceeded expectations without fail. Attentive, reliable and always available to discuss the case, I always felt I was in good hands, and the results speak for themselves. I can't recommend her highly enough! Five stars for sure.
Heather A Melone
I could write a three pages review but rather then going into a sea of details I will make it as simple as possible. The services that Attorney Heather A Melone provided are "one of the best and very affordable" and Mark was extremely attentive to my case. She has a lot of knowledge and that is key in your case making it easy and convenient for all parties at a reasonable cost. She is a very genuine, cares and someone who has a very thoughtful approach to coming to an agreement. I also gained a strong sense of who Heather is. She was gracious with his time and sharing of ideas. She is someone I would trust and use in the future again. My last thoughts for you who read this and I think it goes to show the character of Heather, is that I received emails late at night updating me and even talked to her via phone in the middle of her weekend vacation with her family and for me! That's dedication to taking care of the person she represents.... You wont be disappointed.
Outstanding, Professional and Friendly Legal Services
Our family had used the Law Offices of Heather Melone more than once. Her knowledge of the law is impressive. Heather prepared us for court so there would be no surprises. Her professional and friendly manner made us comfortable. Heather made herself available whenever we had questions. Because Heather exceeded our expectations, I will call the Law Offices of Heather Melone if we ever require legal services again.
Excellent and Perfect
Mrs. Malone has made me feel good as a client. Guided me through the proper steps in my case, talked to my family on all steps of the system. I could not be more happy with my results. She is a great Attorny and really understands and knows the system well. She got my case reduced and dropped down way more that I assumed. I would gladly referral Heather to any future clients myself or my family would ever need in a situations like mine. -Pericles Manos
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- Member Of National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Member Of CACJ
- San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association
- Member Of American Association For Justice