Midlothian Juvenile Attorneys — 2 found

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  1. Midlothian Juvenile Law Attorney Gretchen Gerrard Hutt

    Gretchen Hutt

    Richmond, VA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 13 years
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  2. Midlothian Juvenile Law Attorney Miriam Bamberger Airington

    Miriam Airington

    North Chesterfield, VA Juvenile Law Attorney
    Licensed for 5 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.