Affton Juvenile Attorneys — 4 found

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  1. Affton Juvenile Law Attorney Sarah Brown

    Sarah Brown

    Saint Louis, MO Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 7 years
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    8.1

  2. Affton Juvenile Law Attorney Terri J. Johnson

    Terri Johnson

    Saint Louis, MO Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 24 years
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    6.5

  3. Affton Juvenile Law Attorney Natasha Jane Hastings

    Natasha Hastings

    Saint Louis, MO Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 3 years
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  4. Affton Juvenile Law Attorney Laura Kathryn O'Leary

    Laura O'Leary

    Saint Louis, MO Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 4 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.