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What Does Bar Stand for in the Bar Exam, or Bar Association?

Curious about what Bar stands for in the Bar Exam or Bar Association? In this blog, Dayton criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates explain what you need to know. The History of the term “Bar” The history of the term “Bar” goes a long way back. If you have ever seen a courtroom, you… read more

What Are Your Choices? What To Do After Getting Your First DUI in Ohio

If you’ve been charged for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol for the first time, you may be wondering: what are your choices? Getting your first DUI in Dayton, Ohio doesn’t have to leave you in a panic.  If you are facing allegations for a first offense of operating a vehicle impaired (OVI),… read more

Tips for an Effective Character Letter for a Judge

If you have been convicted of a crime and facing a sentencing hearing, you may want to talk to your Dayton criminal defense lawyer about character letters. Effective character letters can help sway the judge to order a lighter sentence. In addition, if character witnesses are not permitted at your sentencing hearing, a character letter… read more

Why Is There No Statute of Limitations for Murder in Ohio?

The criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates explain why there is no statute of limitations for murder in Dayton, Ohio. The Ohio state legislature is responsible for passing statutes of limitation. Statute 2901.13 provides the statutes of limitation for criminal charges in the state.  Pursuant to this statute, there is no statute of limitation… read more

The Best States for Responsible Gun Owners

The Dayton criminal defense attorneys at Suhre & Associates put together a list of the best states for responsible gun owners. Good defense attorneys spend a great deal of time studying firearm laws and self defense rules.  Likewise, law abiding gun owners worry a lot about the political and regulatory environment where they live. After… read more

Is Mail Order Weed Legal in Ohio?

Wondering if mail order weed is legal in Ohio? Suhre & Associates criminal defense lawyers explain what you should know about mail order marijuana in the state. Recreational marijuana is illegal in Ohio. To possess weed in Ohio, you need a medical marijuana prescription from a doctor. Specifically, mail order weed is illegal and strictly… read more

Ohio Gun Laws

The State of Ohio has an entire chapter of the Penal Code dedicated to firearm rules and regulations. Failure to obey these laws can lead to criminal penalties ranging from misdemeanors to felonies, depending on the violation. As a gun owner, it can be extremely difficult to obey all of these rules. We understand that… read more

10 Examples of Police Misconduct to Refer to For Your Case

Uncovering police misconduct can be a critical component of a strong criminal defense.  Police misconduct in a criminal case can result in: The court excluding tainted evidence The court or prosecutor dismissing the case Reduced police credibility with the court and jury The jury acquitting a defendant of criminal charges Now let’s dive into some… read more

What is the Difference Between Escorting and Prostitution in Dayton?

What is the difference between escorting and prostitution? The Dayton criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates, LLC discuss everything you need to know in this article.  In short, prostitution is offering to pay for sex with anything of value. Escorting, on the other hand, refers to paying someone to accompany you to an event… read more

What Happens If You Get an Out of State Warrant for Arrest?

Most people understand that having an arrest or bench warrant issued against them in their home state is a serious matter. However, some operate under the assumption that they’re less likely to face legal consequences if they have a warrant in another state. They may even skip town to evade arrest. Don’t make this mistake…. read more