Tennessee Juvenile Defense Lawyers

The legal processes and defense strategies for a juvenile crime are very different than those involved in adult cases, requiring the knowledge and training of an experienced juvenile crime attorney. The lawyers at the law offices of Baker Associates have repeatedly called upon their years of experience in constructing skillful defense strategies to bring about successful results in many of our juvenile crime cases.

A juvenile is defined as an individual too young to be held legally responsible for criminal acts. Juvenile crime accounts for almost a quarter of all violent crimes nationwide. The effect on family and loved ones can be enormous when a young person that they care about is charged with a juvenile offense. Our attorneys have successfully represented youth and gain particular satisfaction in making a difference in a young person's life.

Working With Families

The Knoxville crime defense attorneys at Baker Associates, feel it is best to address all problems relating to substance abuse, scholastic problems, or psychiatric problems outside of the court system. This way, we can work to address all problems before we go to court. We believe this is the most advantageous way to fight a juvenile charge.

Juvenile Court

The juvenile court system in Tennessee is very different than adult court. Juvenile courts aim to deal with "delinquency," the term used to describe the criminal acts of minors. Because juvenile court has its own rules and procedures, it is very important that a qualified juvenile crime attorney's services are obtained. The attorneys at the offices of Joseph A. Baker have the necessary juvenile court experience to properly try these types of cases.

Does My Child Need a Juvenile Crime Attorney?

A juvenile accused of a crime in Knoxville and elsewhere in Tennessee may obtain the services of an attorney at any time during their trial. An attorney can protect your child's records that are kept by law enforcement agencies into the future. Although jail time and other severe criminal penalties are usually not applied to juvenile crimes, it is always wise to hire an attorney to protect the interests of your child. Our criminal defense law firm has the proven experience and legal knowledge to represent you and your child's interests.

Juvenile Cases Can Be Complex and May Involve:

Depending on the severity of the case and the age of the child, the defendant may be tried as an adult.

Don't put the future of a young person's life in the hands of an inexperienced attorney. Contact criminal defense lawyer at our offices. We will evaluate your case, free of charge or obligation.

Consequences of Juvenile Offenses

Juveniles can face any of the following penalties for their crimes:

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Knox County
2126 First Tennessee Plaza
800 South Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37929

Phone: (865) 521-0001
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Sevier County
121 Court Avenue
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862

Phone: (865) 546-6000
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Washington County
300 East Main Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

Knoxville Attorney Disclaimer: The juvenile criminal defense, juvenile offense, or other legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth here were dependent on the facts of that case and the results will differ from case to case. Please contact an attorney at our law firm. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the State of Tennessee.

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