Port Arthur Juvenile Attorneys — 4 found

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  1. Port Arthur Juvenile Law Attorney Carl Allen Parker Jr.

    Carl Parker

    Port Arthur, TX Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
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    6.7

  2. Port Arthur Juvenile Law Attorney Ronald Plessala

    Ronald Plessala

    Groves, TX Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 40 years
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    6.5

  3. Port Arthur Juvenile Law Attorney Ryan Lee Matuska

    Ryan Matuska

    Port Arthur, TX Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 8 years
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  4. Port Arthur Juvenile Law Attorney Langston Scott Adams

    Langston Adams

    Port Arthur, TX Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 12 years
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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.