School Disciplinary Hearings

If your child is accused of committing a crime within campus jurisdiction, the school district may take action to discipline your child. Rather than working directly with the school board, parents should hire a skilled school disciplinary hearing lawyer. While it can appear to parents that the school has their child's best interest in mind, the school is the last place parents should go to for advice in this situation.

To speak with a skilled expulsion hearing defense attorney regarding representation at an administrative hearing, call Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP, today. The firm can be reached at 925-344-4634. The firm offers confidential and free initial consultations, and is available 24/7.

The School Disciplinary Hearing

The skilled defense attorneys at Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP, defend juveniles accused of committing various crimes on school grounds and on the school bus both before the juvenile courts and the school district.

The dean or principal of the school must provide a written recommendation to the school board regarding punishment. The family must respond and request a hearing before the school board. At the school board hearing, a panel will determine the course of action from the following:

  • Permanent expulsion from school
  • Expulsion from school for the remainder of the school year
  • Transfer to another school
  • Suspension
  • Restoration to normal status

The outcome of a school board hearing can affect the student's college application and acceptance process as well as the student's ability to obtain college loans and grants. Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP, know that your child's future is at stake and is ready to provide a vigorous defense for juveniles accused of:

  • Possessing drugs
  • Making threats
  • Assaulting another student
  • Harassing another student
  • Fighting with another student
  • Bringing weapons to school
  • Online bullying of another student

If you need to speak with an attorney about representation in a California school board hearing, call Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP, today. The firm provides personal service — a live operator is available to speak with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will be placed in immediate contact with an attorney who will be glad to address your needs and questions. Contact the firm today for a confidential and free initial consultation.

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