Redington Shores Juvenile Attorneys — 2 found

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  1. Redington Shores Juvenile Law Attorney Michael Lewis Bowdish

    Michael Bowdish

    Michael Bowdish is a third generation attorney with eleven years experience in... more
    Licensed for 15 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
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    8.5

  2. Redington Shores Juvenile Law Attorney William George Mayhew

    William Mayhew

    I maintain a private law practice in St. Petersburg, Florda. I am also an ordained... more
    Licensed for 40 years - Retainer (Always)
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    7.1

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.