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In the juvenile justice system in Madison County, Kentucky, 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 Madison County, Kentucky, 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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Daniel V. Smith

Daniel V. Smith
Smith & O'Toole, PLLC
200 East Main Stree Suite 209
Richmond, KY 40475
Licensed for 11 years, Daniel V. Smith is a Child Custody / Visitation and Divorce lawyer... read more >

Randy M O'Neal

Randy M O'Neal
Williams & O'Neal, P.S.C.
P.O. Box 266
Richmond, KY 40476
Randy M O'Neal is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

James Walter Baechtold

James Walter Baechtold
Shumate, Flaherty, Eubanks & Baechtold
225 West Irvine Street
Richmond, KY 40476
James Walter Baechtold is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jerry William Gilbert

Jerry William Gilbert
Coy, Gilbert & Gilbert
212 North Second Street P.O. Box 1178
Richmond, KY 40475
Jerry William Gilbert is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Michael F Eubanks

Michael F Eubanks
Shumate, Flaherty, Eubanks & Baechtold
225 West Irvine Street
Richmond, KY 40476
Michael F Eubanks is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Joshua Ryan Kidd

Joshua Ryan Kidd
Claycomb & Kidd
128 North Second Street P.O. Box 1238
Richmond, KY 40476
Joshua Ryan Kidd is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jason Stephen Wilson

Jason Stephen Wilson
212 North Second Street P.O. Box 1178
Richmond, KY 40475
Jason Stephen Wilson is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Brian Scott West

Brian Scott West
100 Fair Oaks Lane Suite 302
Richmond, KY 40475
Brian Scott West is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sucheta Mohanty

Sucheta Mohanty
P.O. Box 766
Richmond, KY 40475
Sucheta Mohanty is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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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.


Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

KACDL provides networking, advocacy and educational opportunities for Kentucky criminal defense lawyers.


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