Disciplinary Actions and School Threats

In a time of high media attention to violence in schools, administrators are increasingly strict in the face of disruptive behavior or threats of violence in school. Carefully navigating the complex system of school discipline procedures can determine whether your child remains in school and the impact on their record. School disciplinary actions can also result in the filing of criminal charges. Michele is experienced in aggressively defending young people accused of violating school policies. It is not uncommon for school discipline cases to result in criminal referrals and students can be simultaneously fighting school discipline issues while defending a criminal investigation or criminal charge. Careful handling of these parallel tracts is important to ensuring a positive outcome in both areas.