Evanston Juvenile Lawyers — 2 found

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  1. Evanston Juvenile Law Attorney Mary Kathleen Neal

    Mary Neal

    Chicago, IL Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 7 years
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  2. Evanston Juvenile Law Attorney John Patrick Curnyn

    John Curnyn

    John Curnyn is a well-respected attorney who specializes in felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases, including appeals and post-conviction petitions. He has earned a reputation for... more
    Licensed for 17 years - 120 Min Free Consultation
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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.