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TexasJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Wharton County, Texas

In the juvenile justice system in Wharton 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 Wharton 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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Ken Davis Lipscombe

Ken Davis Lipscombe
Law Office of Ken D. Lipscombe
1406 N Mechanic St Ste B
El Campo, TX 77437
Licensed for 52 years, Ken Davis Lipscombe is a Juvenile Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

James Leonel Perez

James Leonel Perez
Law Office of James L. Perez
105 W Burleson St
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 15 years, James Leonel Perez is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

John Leslie Roades

John Leslie Roades
John Roades, Attorney at Law/ Roades Law Office
PO Box 1219 1201 N Alabama Rd
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 45 years, John Leslie Roades is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas Schoo... read more >

Rachel Louise Rust

Rachel Louise Rust
Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick
101 W Burleson St
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 26 years, Rachel Louise Rust is a Criminal Defense and Alternative Dispute Resolution lawyer who attended Washington and Lee U... read more >

Mark W Racer

Mark W Racer
Law Office of Mark W. Racer
121 E Monseratte St
El Campo, TX 77437
Licensed for 33 years, Mark W Racer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Colleen Marshall Manske

Colleen Marshall Manske
Manske & Manske, PLLC
121 E Monseratte St
El Campo, TX 77437
Licensed for 11 years, Colleen Marshall Manske is a Criminal Appellate Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution lawyer who attended Tulane Un... read more >

Philip Joseph Hundl

Philip Joseph Hundl
Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick
101 W Burleson St
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 19 years, Philip Joseph Hundl is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Denver Sturm College... read more >

I Ray Kerlick Jr

I Ray Kerlick Jr
Wadler, Perches Hundl & Kerlick
101 W Burleson St
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 27 years, I Ray Kerlick Jr is a Criminal Defense and Health Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

John David Perches

John David Perches
Wadler Perches Hundl & Kerlick
101 W Burleson St
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 27 years, John David Perches is a Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas Scho... read more >

Richard L Manske

Richard L Manske
Manske & Manske, PLLC
121 E Monseratte St
El Campo, TX 77437
Licensed for 49 years, Richard L Manske is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Charles E Roades

Charles E Roades
PO Box 791
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 40 years, Charles E Roades is a Natural Resources / Oil and Gas and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College o... read more >

Marc James Nolan

Marc James Nolan
PO Box 1183
Wharton, TX 77488
Licensed for 7 years, Marc James Nolan is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Walter M Miller III

Walter M Miller III
PO Box 506
El Campo, TX 77437
Licensed for 49 years, Walter M Miller III is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Ce... read more >

Craig W Hathway

Craig W Hathway
Craig Hathway, P.C.
1209 N Mechanic St
El Campo, TX 77437
Licensed for 41 years, Craig W Hathway is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended The University of Texas School ... 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.


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