I was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from... more
I was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. I eventually moved to Toledo, Ohio to pursue my Law Degree at the University of Toledo, graduating three years later. During Law School I was active in the Moot Court Association and worked for the Ohio 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. In November of 2008 I was sworn in by the Supre... view profile
A native of Northwest Ohio, Mr. Marks was born and raised in the Toledo area. He is... more
A native of Northwest Ohio, Mr. Marks was born and raised in the Toledo area. He is a graduate of Perrysburg High School and an Eagle Scout. After serving a two year mission in Italy, Mr. Marks returned to finish his education. Since his return to Toledo, Mr. Marks has remained active in the local scouting community, serving both as the Scoutmaster for a local troop and a commissioner for his ... view profile
Juvenile law applies to young children and teenagers—usually defined as less than eighteen years old, depending on the state. Minors accused of breaking the law are processed under a juvenile justice system. This system is completely separate from the one used for adults, and the penalties involved are usually far less severe than in the adult system. Juvenile law also carries certain protections that do not apply to adults; for example, names are kept confidential and parents can be present during police questioning. A lawyer who specializes in juvenile law will help minors understand the juvenile justice system and present their defense in juvenile court.