I completed the NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course taught by Walden, Platt & Associates in 2008. I am also a KCMBA Mentor Attorney in the area of criminal defense.
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket
Review: “I had called in to get some general information, and Jason was very honest and helpful. Since my specific case required extra funds for a speeding ticket in a school zone, Jason mentioned how it most likely wouldn't e...
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, Violent Crime, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense
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.