Juvenile Lawyers

Why hire a Juvenile attorney?

A juvenile law attorney is trained at representing children under the age of eighteen in the juvenile criminal and civil court systems, and also at keeping juvenile crimes sealed from public record. The juvenile legal system is a separate justice system than the one for adults, and minors have certain privileges such as having their parents present during police questioning, or having a juvenile attorney appointed for them during contentious divorce proceedings. A juvenile law attorney will help make sure that a child's rights are fully advocated and protected.

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Did You Know?

Approximately 250,000 juveniles are tried, sentenced, or incarcerated as adults every year in the United States.
* Sources: http://www.campaignforyouthjustice.org/ documents/KeyYouthCrimeFacts.pdf
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