Waukegan Juvenile Attorneys — 7 found

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  1. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Steven Paul McCollum

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    Competence Makes A Difference - former Chief, Juvenile Division in Lake County, IL 847-380-7356
    Licensed for 37 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

    847-662-2474
  2. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Martin Samuel Lascola

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    CALL ME DIRECT!! - 630-756-5508 - FORMER PROSECUTOR - PROVEN RESULTS IN COOK, LAKE & DuPAGE COUNTIES
    Licensed for 15 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

    773-655-5544
  3. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Evan J. Winer

    Evan Winer

    Client Review: I had a legal situation that was not only embarrassing but potentially career ending. Evan took m...
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    Licensed for 27 years
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    7.0

  4. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Michael J. Conway

    Michael Conway

    Waukegan, IL Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 23 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    7.8

  5. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Ian Stewart Kasper

    Ian Kasper

    Client Review: I made a mistake and wound up in some trouble, so I had to find a lawyer. I didn't think they ex...
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    Licensed for 17 years
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    6.6

  6. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Scott Adam Turk

    Scott Turk

    Waukegan, IL Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 10 years
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    6.7

  7. Waukegan Juvenile Law Attorney Donald Regan Tyer

    Donald Tyer

    Waukegan, IL Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 10 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.