Top Athens, AL Juvenile Law Lawyers Near You

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  • The Atkins Firm, PC

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Melissa Miller Law Firm, LLC

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Katherine S. Elmore

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Dale Bryant, P.C.

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Athens Office

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Athens Office

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Dentons Sirote

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Attorney at Law

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Price and Flowers Law Firm, P.C.

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • The Spencer Wright Law Firm, LLC

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Attorney at Law

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Hodges Trial Lawyers, P.C.

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

  • Sizemore Law Group

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Athens Office

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Athens Office

  • Alexander Shunnarah Trial Attorneys

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

    Juvenile Law Lawyers | Huntsville Office | Serving Athens, AL

Athens Juvenile Law Information

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Find a Juvenile Law Attorney near Athens

Dealing with Juvenile Law Issues?

If your child is facing criminal charges, it is important to get the best legal representation possible because a criminal record will follow your child as each educational and employment opportunity becomes available. Consulting with an Athens juvenile attorney will be able to help your family reach a resolution.

Different Types of Juvenile Charges

Juveniles can be charged with any criminal offense; same as an adult, but their cases are usually handled in the Juvenile Courts. Some juvenile law charges include underage possession of alcohol, drug crimes, gang involvement, vandalism and juvenile DUI. Other juvenile law related issues include disciplinary actions at school and foster care issues.

A juvenile lawyer can also provide direction for juveniles and their families to programs that will help the juvenile’s defense by minimizing the risk of the youth from re-offending and preventing future criminal behavior issues.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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