What Happens If I Violate Ohio’s Coronavirus Mask Mandate?
September 2, 2020 | Ohio Law
To combat the spread of the coronavirus, mask mandates have become quite common among many of the nation’s states. To date, 30 states have some kind of mask requirement with all sorts of variations related to enforcement and who exactly must wear a mask. Ohio is one of those 30 states, with governor Mike DeWine… read more
How Does Bail Work in Ohio?
September 1, 2020 | Ohio Law
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?
June 18, 2020 | Ohio Law
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?
May 22, 2020 | Ohio Law
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?
May 11, 2020 | Ohio Law
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?
April 28, 2020 | Ohio Law
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