Gainesville Juvenile Attorneys — 5 found

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  1. Gainesville Juvenile Law Attorney Thomas Lewis Edwards

    Thomas Edwards

    As a criminal defense lawyer I practice throughout Florida in State Courts and throughout the United Statesin Federal Courts. My law partner Geoffrey R. Mason and Irepresent... more
    Licensed for 27 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.3

  2. Gainesville Juvenile Law Attorney William Paul Cervone

    William Cervone

    Gainesville, FL Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  3. Gainesville Juvenile Law Attorney Dean R Galigani

    Dean Galigani

    Dean R. Galigani is the owner and managing partner of the Galigani Law Firm with wife, Lea Galigani, and partner Layne Prebor. He is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the... more
    Licensed for 25 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.8

  4. Gainesville Juvenile Law Attorney Michael Brainard Hines

    Michael Hines

    Since my graduation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, I have worked exclusively in private practice defending those accused of crimes. My trial experience ranges... more
    Licensed for 9 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.6

  5. Gainesville Juvenile Law Attorney David Jay Hallstrom

    David Hallstrom

    David Hallstrom focuses his practice on adoptions. He also addresses other issues affecting children. Children are simultaneously society’s promise for the future and society’s most... more
    Licensed for 1 year - $150-$250/hour
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    5.5

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.