San Juan Capo Juvenile Attorneys — 3 found

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  1. San Juan Capo Juvenile Law Attorney Alphonse Francis Provinziano

    Alphonse Provinziano Pro

    Mission Viejo, CA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 10 years
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    9.1

    310-820-3500
  2. San Juan Capo Juvenile Law Attorney Lawrence Alan Aufill

    Lawrence Aufill

    Laguna Beach, CA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 24 years
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    6.7

  3. San Juan Capo Juvenile Law Attorney Kelli Morgan Winkle-Petterson

    Kelli Winkle-Petterson

    Lake Forest, CA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 5 years
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Juvenile

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.