I have been a practicing attorney in the Pittsburgh area for the past 7 years. I... more
I have been a practicing attorney in the Pittsburgh area for the past 7 years. I take a very realistic approach to handling my cases. I am up front with my clients and am able to give very practical advice because I don't pride myself on gimics or fluff. I understand that when someone is hiring me it's because they are in an undesireable situation and the last thing they need is someone else ... 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.
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