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Need help with a criminal case? My practice is 100% criminal defense (including juvenile criminal defense). It's all I do because I want to be the best and focusing on one type of law is how I do it. Even before I became an attorney, I worked for a criminal defense lawyer. As a law student, I worked on "special circumstances" murder trials and even argued a criminal case before the Fift... view profile
Juvenile law applies to young children and teenagers—usually defined as less than eighteen years old, depending on the state. Minors accused of breaking the law are processed under a juvenile justice system. This system is completely separate from the one used for adults, and the penalties involved are usually far less severe than in the adult system. Juvenile law also carries certain protections that do not apply to adults; for example, names are kept confidential and parents can be present during police questioning. A lawyer who specializes in juvenile law will help minors understand the juvenile justice system and present their defense in juvenile court.