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UtahJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Davis County, Utah

In the juvenile justice system in Davis County, Utah, 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 Davis County, Utah, 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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Michael S. Edwards

Michael S. Edwards
Michael S. Edwards, Attorney at Law, PLLC
377 Marshall Way N #1
Layton, UT 84041
Licensed for 22 years, Michael S. Edwards is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Brigham Young University Law School ... read more >

Logan Collins

Logan Collins
Collins Rupp, P.C.
563 West 500 South Suite 440
Bountiful, UT 84010
Logan Collins is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Carson Pearson

Carson Pearson
Pearson Butler Carson, PLLC
585 w 500 South Suite 220
Bountiful, UT 84010
Licensed for 21 years, Carson Pearson is a Criminal Defense and International Law lawyer... read more >

Joseph Jardine

Joseph Jardine
Jardine Law Offices, P.C.
140 North Union Avenue Suite 205
Farmington, UT 84025
Joseph Jardine is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Michael K Hepworth

Michael K Hepworth
Hepworth & Associates, LLC
320 W 500 S Ste. 200
Bountiful, UT 84010
Licensed for 19 years, Michael K Hepworth is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer... read more >

Alberto Munguia

Alberto Munguia
Law Office of Alberto Munguia
PO Box 1015
Centerville, UT 84014
Licensed for 36 years, Alberto Munguia is a Juvenile Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texa... read more >

Jeffrey S Meyers

Jeffrey S Meyers
Lexington Law Firm
360 North Cutler Dr.
North Salt Lake, UT 84054
Jeffrey S Meyers is a Criminal Defense lawyer... 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.


Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

For more than 20 years, the UACDL has worked to improve the profession and reform the Utah criminal justice system. Today the organization has grown to more than 500 members including many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Utah. The UACDL offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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