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TexasJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Tyler County, Texas

In the juvenile justice system in Tyler County, Texas, 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 Tyler County, Texas, 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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Amy Renee Cook Bythewood

Amy Renee Cook Bythewood
Bythewood Legal Services, PLLC
PO Box 209 102 S Charlton St
Woodville, TX 75979
Licensed for 15 years, Amy Renee Cook Bythewood is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of ... read more >

James Philip Spencer II

James Philip Spencer II
Licensed for 31 years, James Philip Spencer II is a Appellate Law and Administrative Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School o... read more >

Brad Timothy Elrod

Brad Timothy Elrod
Lindsey B. Whisenhant
130 S Charlton St
Woodville, TX 75979
Licensed for 8 years, Brad Timothy Elrod is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended The University of Tulsa Colleg... 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.

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

TCDLA has a proud history of supporting and educating criminal defense lawyers in the the state while advocating for the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Texas are active within this organization.