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What is the Difference Between a Stay at Home Order and Martial Law?
April 20, 2020 | Criminal Defense
Most of the governors in the United States have issued some form of a Stay at Home order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. There have been numerous orders issued related to the coronavirus in Ohio since Governor Mike DeWine declared a State of Emergency in Ohio on March 9, 2020. However, martial… read more
How to Deal with an Outstanding Warrant for Your Arrest
April 10, 2020 | Criminal Defense
Warrants are legal orders that permit law enforcement officers to take specific actions. How you deal with an outstanding warrant can have a significant impact on the outcome of your case. All warrants, regardless of whether you believe the warrant to be valid, should be taken seriously. Common Types of Warrants Arrest Warrants An arrest… read more
Can You Be Arrested for Cursing at the Police?
April 9, 2020 | Criminal Defense
You might want to curse a police officer for pulling you over for a traffic infraction, but you would probably never curse an officer out loud. However, not everyone shares the same reservations about cursing at the police. While freedom of speech protects some forms of communication, cursing at the police could result in a… read more
What Is A Subpoena?
March 31, 2020 | Criminal Defense
A subpoena is a tool used by parties to a legal matter, including criminal cases and civil cases. If you are facing criminal charges, it is important to use all available tools to mount a strong defense. Subpoenas Used in Ohio Criminal Cases Subpoenas are court orders. If a person fails to comply with a… read more
What Is The Age Of Consent In Ohio?
March 20, 2020 | Sex Crimes
The legal age of consent in Ohio is 16 years. Generally, anyone under the age of 16 years is considered by law to lack the legal capacity to engage in sexual acts. Even if you believe the person to be older than 16 years of age, you can still be charged with a sex crime…. read more
What To Expect If You’re Arrested For Drug Possession
March 13, 2020 | Drug Crimes
Being arrested for drug possession in Ohio can carry some severe penalties. Depending on the type and amount of the drug, you could face a felony charge. If you are charged with additional crimes, the penalties could increase. It can be difficult not to panic when being arrested. However, if you can remain calm, you… read more
Can Doxing Someone Get You Arrested?
February 21, 2020 | DUI Law
If you have spent any time on the internet in recent years, you have almost certainly heard of an individual whose personal information was leaked to the public. This information can include their phone number, their home address, their place of employment, or even the names of their children. Such conduct is referred to as… read more
What Is Gross Sexual Imposition?
February 7, 2020 | Sex Crimes
In July of last year, a daycare worker in nearby Troy was arrested and charged with gross sexual imposition. Because of his crime, his employers were forced to surrender their license to operate a childcare facility. Even though this charge doesn’t require the action of penetrative sex, a conviction for it can devastate your life…. read more
What Is a Criminal Defense Attorney and When Do You Need One?
January 23, 2020 | Criminal Defense
Whether you’ve seen them portrayed in a gripping Hollywood blockbuster film or television show, the fictionalized depiction of a criminal defense attorney rarely matches reality. The truth of the matter, though, is that when things go south there’s no one better than a criminal defense attorney to have by your side. What’s the Definition of… read more
Is It Legal to Live in a Camper in Your Backyard?
January 8, 2020 | Criminal Defense
For many Americans, the freedom of being able to travel wherever they want is the main attraction of RV ownership. However, not all prospective RV owners fall into this category. Some want to buy an RV to park it in their backyard and move into it permanently – simplifying their lives and reducing their costs… read more