Newnan Juvenile Lawyers — 2 found

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  1. Newnan Juvenile Law Attorney John Blake Cunningham

    Former Prosecutor (Senior Assistant District Attorney) Has handled thousands of criminal cases Has authored over 15 briefs to the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia... more
    Licensed for 8 years


  2. Newnan Juvenile Law Attorney David Phillip Taylor

    David Taylor

    A lawyer in Newnan, Georgia practicing in criminal and DUI defense, family law, personal injury, and wills. I am a trial attorney and former prosecutor who works for you both in and... more
    Licensed for 9 years
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Newnan Juvenile lawyers

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Newnan, GA


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.