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“I was employed at a state corrections facility. When I got charged with Felonious Assault and Kidnapping, my job put me on unpaid leave. Greg Robey fought hard for me and the State agreed to dismiss all the felony charges against me. I am now back on the job because of the hard work of Mr. Robey.” -T.J., Cleveland, Ohio

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Ohio DUI Checkpoint Nets Three Arrests

Over one weekend in early September, three Ohio law enforcement agencies teamed up to organize a DUI checkpoint in Norwalk. The effort was part of a larger campaign aimed at targeting drunk driving on Ohio roads and highways. The Norwalk Police Department, the state’s Investigative Unit and the State Highway Patrol organized the checkpoint. Set… Read More »

Do Crimes Have Statutes of Limitations?

When people commit crimes, they are not always apprehended immediately. In some cases, months or years may pass before someone is targeted for arrest for a criminal offense. Although there are certain crimes for which someone is indefinitely punishable, others have an expiration date on them after which a person cannot be charged. Known as… Read More »

Understanding Ohio’s Workplace Drug Testing Laws

For a variety of reasons, many employers require that their workers maintain a drug-free lifestyle. While some treat this requisite under the honor code, others require mandatory drug testing for both current and prospective employees. It is important for people in Ohio to understand their rights and obligations related to workplace drug testing. For the… Read More »

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records in Ohio

A criminal conviction can be a stressful, costly and embarrassing experience. Apart from the initial challenges of having to carry out the sentence, many people are plagued by concerns that the record of their offense will haunt them when it comes to future job and loan applications. Fortunately, there is a remedy for certain offenders… Read More »

Attorney General Candidate Advocates Drug Sentencing Reforms

Democratic Attorney General candidate David Pepper visited Columbus in August and urged Ohio state legislators to consider overhauling sentencing rules for low-level felons. Unlike the typical sentencing reforms lawmakers tend to advocate, which often involve doing away with strict mandatory sentencing, Pepper proposed that judges have more leeway to sentence low-level felons to prison instead… Read More »

Can You Appeal a Criminal Conviction?

Many people mistakenly believe that a criminal conviction is a final decision, and there are no options left after one. Although courts are often reluctant to rehear cases in which time and money has already been spent, this does not mean it’s impossible for people to have the chance to appeal their convictions. Unlike the… Read More »

Ohio Couple Indicted on Corruption Charges

An Ohio couple and the co-owners of Abon Cards & Coins were arrested in August on numerous charges of corruption. They were indicted in the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. According to the indictment, the storeowners allegedly supplied individuals with lists of items they considerable desirable and would be willing to pay a premium. The… Read More »

What are the Penalties for Possession of a Controlled Substance in Ohio?

If you are caught possessing a controlled substance in Ohio, you could face heavy fines and strict mandatory sentencing. The degree of the punishment, however, depends on the severity of the drug with which you’re accused of possessing. These controlled dangerous substances (CDS) are classified according to schedules. In Ohio, the laws governing CDS is… Read More »

What is the Ohio Diversion Program and How Could It Help You?

If you’re charged with a white collar crime in Ohio, you may face tough penalties, including fines and jail time. However, the state of Ohio provides for an alternative for individuals facing this tough sentencing: the Diversion Program. Ohio’s Diversion Program, codified in the Ohio Revised Code Section 2935.36, allows for certain people facing white-collar… Read More »

What Are Your Rights When Questioned by Police?

Many people are unaware of the rights they possess if police officers approach and question them. In the absence of certainty, they often err on the side of complete cooperation and say something that could self-incriminate. Although it is important to be polite to officers, citizens do have rights when police stop and question them…. Read More »

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