Ohio Law

What Is Considered Criminal Trespass in Dayton?

Understanding the legal elements of criminal trespassing can be essential to avoid potential criminal charges – or, if they’ve already been filed against you, to strategize an effective defense.  In Dayton, criminal trespass encompasses actions that go against the rightful owner’s or occupant’s wishes regarding their property. This can include various scenarios where an individual… read more

When Does Cyberbullying Become a Crime in Ohio?

Cyberbullying is also known as digital harassment or e-bullying. It is bullying that takes place over electronic or digital devices, including cell phones, tablets, and computers. Cyberbullying can take the form of texts, videos, GIFs, blogs, or other online and digital media.  Ohio does not have a specific law making cyberbullying illegal. However, cyberbullying becomes… read more

What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car in Dayton, OH?

Hitting a bike rider with your car in Dayton can be terrifying for you and catastrophic for the bicyclist. Car accidents involving cyclists often result in traumatic injuries for the bike rider. Knowing what to do after you hit a bike rider with your car can help you protect your legal options to defend yourself… 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

How Does Bail Work in Ohio?

In Ohio, if you are arrested and charged with a crime, you might be required to post bail. This is the process imposed by the court to allow you to leave jail while ensuring you return for future hearings in your case. Bail is collateral that a person accused of a crime gives to the… read more

Is CBD Oil Legal in Ohio?

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding CBD oil and its possible health benefits ever since a 2018 federal law decriminalized its use. As in almost every other state, it is legal to buy, sell, or possess CBD oil in Ohio. However, before you decide to use CBD oil, it’s important to know what CBD… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Ohio?

There are many public places in Ohio where you cannot go barefoot. However, it is legal to drive a car in Ohio without shoes. No federal or state laws make it illegal to drive barefoot in any state in the country. However, that does not mean you could not be charged with a crime or… read more

Is it Legal to Own a Pet Tiger in Ohio?

Ohio has some of the strictest wild animal laws in the United States, in part because of a tragic incident in 2011, which resulted in the death of dozens of wild animals in Zanesville, Ohio. The owner of an exotic zoo in Zanesville released the animals before committing suicide. The incident prompted legislators to take… read more

Is it Legal to Have a Pet Sloth In Ohio?

Ohio has an extensive list of wild animals that are banned as pets. Even though Ohio has some of the strictest laws regarding ownership of exotic animals as pets, sloths are actually not on the list. However, just because you can own a sloth in Ohio does not mean that you should. Sloths are wild… read more