I have been practicing law for 26 years and have been blessed with the opportunity to handle a wide range of cases. I have tried jury trials in both criminal and civil matters andhave... more
I have been practicing law for 26 years and have been blessed with the opportunity to handle a wide range of cases. I have tried jury trials in both criminal and civil matters andhave had the pleasure of trying bench trials throughout those 26 years. In the last 10-15 years my practice has focused on three areas of the law: matrimonial, criminal and personal injury. I am very sucessful at what ... view profile
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.