1. When Can a Juvenile Offender Be Tried as an Adult?

    Sep 26, 2017 Typically, the juvenile court is much more lenient in punishments than adult court. According to the law, kids are far more likely to respond well to rehabilitation and counseling, so a child might be assigned a less severe sentence than the average adult. However, in some cases, children do get charged as adults and serve adult sentences. Ohio law states a child can only be tried as …Read More

  2. Juvenile Crimes

    Apr 29, 2016 In Ohio, a child can be charged as an adult and will be vulnerable to the same punishments for violating the law. Young people can make a mistake that will have repercussions for years. It can result in a criminal record, education and employment difficulties, and create a cycle of illegal activity. Some common juvenile crimes include: Traffic offenses Drug/alcohol possession Violent/…Read More