Elkins Park Juvenile Attorneys — 3 found

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  1. Elkins Park Juvenile Law Attorney Craig David Becker

    Craig Becker

    Craig David Becker, Esquire practices Education Law and Criminal Defense.He practices Special Education Law,representingstudents who have been denied an appropriate andeffective... more
    Licensed for 11 years


  2. Elkins Park Juvenile Law Attorney Michael F. Dunn

    Michael Dunn

    Visit my website: www.mdunnesq.com
    Licensed for 34 years - 30 Min Free Consultation


  3. Elkins Park Juvenile Law Attorney Eileen Anne Schaeffer

    Eileen Schaeffer

    Eileen Schaeffer, Esquire focuses her practice on helping families in areas including divorce, custody, special education advocacy, juvenile justice, estate and tax planning, health... more
    Licensed for 8 years - 30 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.