Juvenile Law

Too Many Youth Are Being Charged as Adults

With the annual number of minors being charged as adults at 76,000, it is clear that change is needed. Over the past 12 years, the number of youths being charged as adults has dropped 70%. While this change has been incredible, there is still room for improvement. Most of these children and teens are being …

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Maricopa County Attorney Pulls Back Anti-Adoption Policy

Maricopa County reverses a 5 year old policy that outsourced legal support for gay couples going through the adoption process. Since the United States officially recognized gay marriage in 2015, there has been policies put in place in states and counties across the country to hinder gay rights. Maricopa County was among the institutions that …

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Remembering Landmark AZ Case to Give Minors the Right to Legal Counsel

Remembering Landmark AZ Case to Give Minors the Right to Legal Counsel

Reflecting on the anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court case brings appreciation but also the revelation more change needs to happen. Most people would not know that up until 1967, minors were not guaranteed the right to legal counsel. They were not afforded the same legal rights as an adult. The 1964 case that changed …

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How One of Brad Rideout’s Cases Made it to the Supreme Court

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Attorney Brad Rideout’s Experience on His Child Custody Case that Was Taken all the Way to the Supreme Court [/vc_column_text][pofo_video_sound pofo_video_type=”youtube” pofo_video_preview_image=”youtube” src=”“https://www.youtube.com/embed/mdUSqmoSks8“” frameborder=”“0“” pofo_youtube_url=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/mdUSqmoSks8″][vc_separator][vc_column_text]A very unique story comes out with Brad Rideout with this one particular custody case he had in La Paz County, Arizona. Brad and his team fought tooth and nail …

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Las Vegas

Role of Juvenile Courts in Arizona and Nevada

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Arizona and Nevada Attorney Margolis’ Advice for Parents [/vc_column_text][pofo_video_sound pofo_video_type=”vimeo” pofo_video_preview_image=”vimeo” pofo_vimeo_id=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/336657067″][vc_separator][vc_column_text]As a parent of a child who gets arrested it’s important to keep the lines of communication open with the juvenile court, and everyone who is involved with the court process. Because the core tenet of juvenile cases, whether it is dependency or …

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Should I consent to a police search of my car?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Rideout Law Group criminal defense attorney Melissa Barry advises people not to consent to a request by police to search your vehicle, if you are pulled over. This short video explains why. Rideout Law Group is a law firm with offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, Bullhead City, Lake Havasu City, and Phoenix, Arizona. They specialize …

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