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In the juvenile justice system in Kent County, Rhode Island, 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 Kent County, Rhode Island, 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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Stefanie A. Murphy

Stefanie A. Murphy
Law Offices of Stefanie A. Murphy
6 Wanton Shippee Rd
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Licensed for 14 years, Stefanie A. Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

K. Hoopis Manosh 773999

K. Hoopis Manosh 773999
Hoopis Manosh Law
4474 Post Road Suite #202
East Greenwich, RI 02818
K. Hoopis Manosh 773999 is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Katherine C Essington

Katherine C Essington
Box 2034
East Geeenwich, RI 02818
Katherine C Essington is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Katherine Godin

Katherine Godin
The Law Office of Katherine Godin, Inc.
615 Jefferson Blvd. Suite A204
Warwick, RI 02886
Katherine Godin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Katherine E Godin

Katherine E Godin
The Law Office of Katherine Godin, Inc.
615 Jefferson Blvd.
Warwick, RI 02886
Katherine E Godin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard K Corley

Richard K Corley
Corley & Associates
4060 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Richard K Corley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Carl S Levin

Carl S Levin
Gilstein, Kinder & Levin, LLP
300 Metro Center Blvd. Suite 150A
Warwick, RI 02886
Carl S Levin 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.


Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

RIACDL was founded to give the criminal defense bar a unified voice and improve the profession. Members of this non-profit organization include many of the top attorneys admitted to the Rhode Island Bar who are actively and substantially engaged in the practice of criminal defense.



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