Mount Penn Juvenile Attorneys — 2 found

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1.0 to 10.0


  1. Mount Penn Juvenile Law Attorney Kevin Feeney

    Kevin Feeney

    Reading, PA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 24 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.8

  2. Mount Penn Juvenile Law Attorney Abby L Rigdon

    Abby Rigdon

    Reading, PA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 16 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.9

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.