Betty E. Rodriguez

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Betty E. Rodriguez is an Austin-based attorney focused on juvenile defense. Betty is a former Assistant Travis County Juvenile Public Defender (22 years), and has been Board Certified in Juvenile Law since 2002. One of her sources for the article was her son, an Army combat medic, who completed 2 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Stories from Betty E. Rodriguez

Enlisting With a Juvenile Record: A Texas Roadmap
Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Texas Law

The general rule in Texas is that a child’s record is confidential and may not be shared or inspected unless specifically authorized by law.

Joining the Military with a Juvenile Record
Thursday, August 13th, 2015

A question often asked by younger clients is whether they will be able to join the military with a juvenile record. Specifically, they want to know how a juvenile record will affect their chances of enlisting and if they should disclose their record when they try to enlist. The answer is—it depends. It depends on the type of offense and the disposition of the case.