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CaliforniaJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Stanislaus County, California

In the juvenile justice system in Stanislaus County, California, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Stanislaus County, California, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Anthony C. Gonsalves

Anthony C. Gonsalves
AG LAW
821 13th Street Suite H
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 2 years, Anthony C. Gonsalves is a Personal Injury and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Drivon School of Law... read more >

Kirk William McAllister

Kirk William McAllister
McAllister & McAllister
1012 11th St Suite 100
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 51 years, Kirk William McAllister is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended USC Gould School of Law... read more >

Tai Christopher Bogan

Tai Christopher Bogan
615 13th St A
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 15 years, Tai Christopher Bogan is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law... read more >

Robert Lee Forkner

Robert Lee Forkner
Law Ofc Robert L Forkner
722 13th St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 28 years, Robert Lee Forkner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Candi Michelle Mayes

Candi Michelle Mayes
1111 J St G-109
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 25 years, Candi Michelle Mayes is a Child Welfare Law and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School ... read more >

Preciliano Martinez

Preciliano Martinez
801 15th St Suite F
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 27 years, Preciliano Martinez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law... read more >

Douglas Darby Maner

Douglas Darby Maner
The Law Office of Douglas D. Maner
1500 J St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 38 years, Douglas Darby Maner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Robert Dennis Chase

Robert Dennis Chase
802 14th St Suite B
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 48 years, Robert Dennis Chase is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Bonnie Joy Frances Anderson

Bonnie Joy Frances Anderson
1700 McHenry Ave Ste. 27B
Modesto, CA 95350
Licensed for 24 years, Bonnie Joy Frances Anderson is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Mary Lynn Belsher

Mary Lynn Belsher
1500 J St 2FL
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 26 years, Mary Lynn Belsher is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law - The University of Mem... read more >

Robert Jay Winston

Robert Jay Winston
Robert J Winston
509 15th St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 44 years, Robert Jay Winston is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Fernando Valley College of Law... read more >

Kirk Rowley Brennan

Kirk Rowley Brennan
PO Box 4515
Modesto, CA 95352
Licensed for 12 years, Kirk Rowley Brennan is a Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended George Mason University School of Law... read more >

Bruce Russell Perry

Bruce Russell Perry
948 11th St Ste 16
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 45 years, Bruce Russell Perry is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Marlisa Anne Ferreira

Marlisa Anne Ferreira
832 12th St Ste 300
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 23 years, Marlisa Anne Ferreira is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School of Law... read more >

Scott Dale Mitchell

Scott Dale Mitchell
Scott Mitchell Law Inc.
614 15th St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 16 years, Scott Dale Mitchell is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law - The ... read more >

Michael Dean Scheid

Michael Dean Scheid
Perry & Associates
832 12th St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 31 years, Michael Dean Scheid is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of La... read more >

Patrick Michael Kolasinski

Patrick Michael Kolasinski
1120 14th St Ste 4
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 12 years, Patrick Michael Kolasinski is a Criminal Defense and Immigration Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - Un... read more >

Mark John Alexander

Mark John Alexander
800 11th St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 25 years, Mark John Alexander is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law -... read more >

Martin Baker

Martin Baker
1111 J St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 17 years, Martin Baker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman University... read more >

Nelson Guillermo Ibarra

Nelson Guillermo Ibarra
PO Box 490
Modesto, CA 95353
Licensed for 7 years, Nelson Guillermo Ibarra is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Matthew Edward Yeoman

Matthew Edward Yeoman
Grisez Orenstein & Hertle
1021 I St Ste 201
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 17 years, Matthew Edward Yeoman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizo... read more >

Gregory Lyle Spiering

Gregory Lyle Spiering
Stanislaus County Pub Def
948 11th St
Modesto, CA 95354
Licensed for 38 years, Gregory Lyle Spiering is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >
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Juvenile Defense Specialty Areas

Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

CACJ works to preserve due process and defend the rights of the accused while providing quality continuing legal education courses to criminal defense lawyers in the State of California.


About Stanislaus County

Find a Lawyer in Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County Lawyer Referral Service - The Lawyer Referral Service ("LRS") is a community based non-profit service sponsored by the Bar Association of Stanislaus County. From the offices in Modesto, CA, the lawyer referral service has helped the public find a qualified attorney throughout Waterford, Turlock, Riverbank, Patterson, Oakdale, Newman, Modesto, Hughson, and Ceres, CA.



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