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Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, Military Law, Landlord & Tenant, Criminal Defense, Violent Crime
I am a Former Prosecutor. I had been fighting for the Government on a daily basis for the last 18 years. I know how the police and the prosecution operate and the typical mistakes that they make. I am ready to use my experience against them to ben...
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, Violent Crime, 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.