Criminal Law

What Happens If the Police Don’t Read You Your Rights in Ohio?

Most of us have heard it before on television police dramas: “You have the right to remain silent….” That is the sound of a police officer “reading you your rights.” But what happens if the police fail to read you your rights? Do you walk away from what would otherwise be a criminal prosecution? The… read more

What Happens at a Status Hearing in a Criminal Case?

After an arrest, there are many steps in the criminal process. If you plead not guilty, your case proceeds toward a criminal trial. However, the court may hold one or more status hearings before a trial. A status hearing or status conference is an opportunity for the court and the parties to check the status… read more

Breaking Down Attorney-Client Privilege in Dayton: What It Means and How It Can Affect Your Case

You may have reservations when a lawyer says you can tell them anything because you have an attorney-client privilege. However, rest assured that your discussions remain confidential as long you meet certain requirements. A good criminal defense attorney diligently protects your rights, including what you tell them in confidential conversations. Here’s what you need to… read more