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Review: “Ms. Browning was part of my legal team in 2015 in a criminal defense case. I've heard so many negative stories about attorneys, but her presence, professionalism, and knowledge extinguished any doubts I had about my o...
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, Family, Criminal Defense
Mark was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Oregon. He graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in History. He attended law school at Willamette University College of Law. Mark practiced law in O...
Practice areas & skills: Juvenile, Litigation, Employment & Labor, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense
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.