In recent years, high schools, colleges, and universities have become more aggressive in involving the police in disciplinary matters. In many cases, one-time incidents or youthful lapses in judgment can lead to criminal charges. Common offenses faced by high school and college students in Ohio include:
Unfortunately, the long-term impact of even minor offenses can be devastating. A conviction could lead to a permanent criminal record, suspension or expulsion from school, disqualification from federal student loans, and difficulty applying for future education or employment opportunities. A skilled criminal defense attorney is needed to ensure that young defendants learn their lesson without sacrificing their future.
If you or your son or daughter is facing a criminal charge, it can be an incredibly stressful time. At Marein & Bradley, we understand the complexity of high school and college cases, and are experts at navigating both the legal and school disciplinary systems. We achieve the best possible results with minimal disruption to a client’s life and education. To learn more about how we can help, contact us.