Review: “Aaron cares about the cases he works on and the people included. Going through a child custody battle is the hardest thing I have ever went through, and he was very supportive and did everything he could to help.”
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, Child Custody, Adoption, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation
Review: “I wish I had used her during my divorce. I didnt hire a attorney through my divorce and represented myself. My ex wife kept suing me over and over since she used Alabama legal services and always gotten a free attorney. I...
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, Personal Injury, Child Custody, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation
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.