Franklin Juvenile Lawyer

Tennessee Juvenile Court Attorney

Juvenile courts in Tennessee decide matters involving children. These can include delinquency, traffic offenses by juveniles and charges of child abuse and neglect. At Story, Abernathy, Campbell, Ashworth, McGill, and Walters, An Association of Attorneys, our lawyers represent parents and children in juvenile court matters.

Experienced in the Practice Areas That Come Before Juvenile Court

Because of the wide variety of issues that come before juvenile court judges, our lawyers are well positioned to provide targeted representation, whether the matter is a juvenile criminal charge or a charge against a parent for abuse and neglect. Our lawyers practice in family law and criminal law, and have the knowledge and experience to be effective advocates for our clients.

Juvenile Court Issues

Juvenile and family courts in Tennessee handle cases involving:

  • Delinquency
  • Unruly children
  • Truancy
  • Paternity
  • Legitimation
  • Parental abuse and neglect
  • Orders of protection filed against an unmarried parent
  • Grandparents’ rights
  • Child custody, support and visitation for unmarried parents
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Name changes
  • Juvenile probation

Many issues that come before family court may be related to a pending divorce or other family law matter. Children are highly sensitive to their parents’ feelings and behavior, and may be negatively affected, resulting in offenses such as delinquency. Our attorneys are devoted to protecting children during divorce and carry this concern to matters involving juvenile court. We seek positive outcomes for our young clients and their parents, seeking effective penalties when a child is found to be delinquent, unruly or a truant.

Contact our Franklin juvenile attorney to learn more about how we can help you or your child with any juvenile court matter.