Shreveport Juvenile Lawyers — 2 found


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  1. Shreveport Juvenile Law Attorney Helene Melissa Sugar

    Helene Sugar

    Shreveport, LA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
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  2. Shreveport Juvenile Law Attorney Ross E. Shacklette

    Ross Shacklette

    Client Review: All my charges have been dropped, but now I'm charge for disturbing the peace by fighting. Which ...
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    Licensed for 34 years



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.