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TexasJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Wood County, Texas

In the juvenile justice system in Wood 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 Wood 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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Melissa Kay O'neal

Melissa Kay O'neal
Law Offices of Melissa O'Neal, P.C.
5361 TX-37
Mineola, TX 75773
Licensed for 15 years, Melissa Kay O'neal is a Estate and Probate Law and Family Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Lucy Magness Hebron

Lucy Magness Hebron
Hebron Law Firm, PLLC
PO Box 661 112 Wigley St Ste 1
Mineola, TX 75773
Licensed for 33 years, Lucy Magness Hebron is a Criminal Defense and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended University of Houston Law C... read more >

Douglas H Parks

Douglas H Parks
321 Calm Water Ln
Holly Lake Ranch, TX 75765
Licensed for 51 years, Douglas H Parks is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Jeffrey Jason Jackson

Jeffrey Jason Jackson
Law Offices of Jeffrey Jackson PLLC
101 S Main St
Quitman, TX 75783
Licensed for 15 years, Jeffrey Jason Jackson is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Tulsa C... read more >

Bradley Scott Campbell

Bradley Scott Campbell
Campbell Law Firm PC
228 W Broad St
Mineola, TX 75773
Licensed for 34 years, Bradley Scott Campbell is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma College ... read more >

Robert Bradley Wilson

Robert Bradley Wilson
Wilson Law Office
PO Box 1529
Quitman, TX 75783
Licensed for 8 years, Robert Bradley Wilson is a Estate and Probate Law and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

O T Beaty

O T Beaty
Beaty Law Office
PO Box 528 337 N Main St Ste 528
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Licensed for 47 years, O T Beaty is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Sarah Bailey King

Sarah Bailey King
Brown, Kerr & King
PO Box 1029 115 E Goode St Ste 1029
Quitman, TX 75783
Licensed for 17 years, Sarah Bailey King is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Tulsa Colle... read more >

Mark Wendell Breding

Mark Wendell Breding
The Breding Law Firm, PLLC
PO Box 239 105 W Lipscomb St Ste 239
Quitman, TX 75783
Licensed for 28 years, Mark Wendell Breding is a Estate and Probate Law and Probate lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Larry Parks King

Larry Parks King
L.P. King, P.C.
PO Box 1029 115 E Goode St Ste 1029
Quitman, TX 75783
Licensed for 47 years, Larry Parks King is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Texas School... read more >

Michelle Leigh Jackson

Michelle Leigh Jackson
PO Box 748 318 N Main St
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Licensed for 12 years, Michelle Leigh Jackson is a Business Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School... read more >

Kristina Paige Horn

Kristina Paige Horn
2121 FM2869
Holly Lake Ranch, TX 75765
Licensed for 6 years, Kristina Paige Horn is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University School ... read more >

Va Linda Hathcox

Va Linda Hathcox
Hathcox Law Firm
PO Box 193 Co Rd 1700
Yantis, TX 75497
Licensed for 47 years, Va Linda Hathcox is a Estate and Probate Law and Probate lawyer who attended The University of Texas School of Law... read more >

James Paul Wheeler

James Paul Wheeler
1830 Park Pl
Mineola, TX 75773
Licensed for 54 years, James Paul Wheeler is a Natural Resources / Oil and Gas and Personal Injury lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of... 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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