Whether you are new to the practice of juvenile law or a skilled veteran, FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center has a list of articles to help serve you. Representing a minor in a family law case involving child abuse, child neglect, or a high conflict divorce case can be both time-consuming and rewarding. In this section, you can research how certain states allow private attorneys to act as “minor’s counsel,” typically requested by court-appointed mediators, to help advocate for the child's best interests including the health, safety and welfare of the child. If your practice involves juvenile arrests, click on the article below detailing when the juvenile court will get involved or whether the case will be referred to an adult court. Finally, if you are representing a minor in a delinquency case, be sure to determine whether there was a legal basis for the charge. Click on the links below to get started.
Juvenile Law Articles