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Morris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Who Protect The Rights Of Juveniles

The New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice (N.J.S.A. Title 2A Chapter 4) is a special statute that provides the regulatory framework for handling juvenile court proceedings. It offers certain protections to mitigate the consequences of crimes that would be punished with jail or prison sentences in adult court.

At James M. Porfido, Attorney at Law, our attorney has more than 20 years of experience handling cases in the juvenile court system, particularly in Morris County, New Jersey. We are experienced with the Juvenile Code of Justice. We understand the protections that it offers to juveniles charged with crimes, and we use this knowledge to help ensure that the juvenile is treated fairly and appropriately in accordance with the law.

A Thorough Understanding Of Juvenile Defense In NJ

The New Jersey Code of Juvenile Justice handles procedures for:

  • Record keeping and confidentiality of records
  • The process for being charged as a juvenile and receiving a complaint
  • Sentencing
  • Analyzing mitigating and aggravating circumstances in a juvenile case
  • Other juvenile court procedures

When we take on a juvenile law case, we carefully evaluate police procedures leading up to and after the underage drinking, theft, criminal mischief, or other criminal charges. Failure to comply with the regulations as outlined by the NJ Code of Juvenile Justice is a violation of client rights and serious cause for concern. We are committed to making sure that this does not happen.

Experienced Dover NJ Juvenile Defense Attorneys Who Are Ready To Review Your Legal Needs

To arrange an initial consultation with a Morristown juvenile defense lawyer and Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, as Certified by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, call us anytime or use our online contact form.

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