Nicholas J. Pierotti is an attorney at The Pierotti Law Firm. Pierotti joined his... more
Nicholas J. Pierotti is an attorney at The Pierotti Law Firm. Pierotti joined his father focusing primarily on issues dealing with family law. In addition to practicing family law, he works with families concerning probate matters, including wills and estates. Pierotti is a 3rd generation practicing attorney. For decades, the Pierotti family has established strong ties in the legal communit... 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.