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Category Archives: Criminal Defense

The Unique Circumstances of Conspiracy Crime Allegations

Although most people recognize that there are certain actions that are inherently criminal in nature, in some cases the very act of planning a crime is illegal. These offenses are classified as “inchoate,” and include the crime of conspiracy. Conspiracy is a unique crime because it relies on intent rather than action to prosecute. To… Read More »

What Are Common Felonies in Ohio?

The most serious types of crimes are considered felonies in Ohio, but within the definition of felony is a range of classifications and penalties. Anyone arrested for a felony should understand the nature of the classification and the possible penalties they could face. Felony offenses are divided into five categories, first through fifth, with first-degree… Read More »

Understanding Misdemeanor Crimes in Ohio

When you are arrested in Ohio, it is important to understand the nature of the crime for which you are being charged. Not every crime is the same under state law. While certain crimes are classified as serious felonies and come with heavy potential penalties, others are classified as misdemeanors, which are typically considered less… Read More »

What Should You Do After a DUI Arrest?

Being arrested for driving under the influence can be a frightening and embarrassing experience. However, by taking certain steps, you can help mitigate the damage, restore your driver’s license and move forward with you life. The most important piece of advice to remember is to remain silent during your arrest, which is a constitutional right…. Read More »

Prosecutors Use Technology to Strengthen Cases

Prosecutors are starting to employ cutting-edge technology in their push for more criminal convictions. Most recently, the Ohio Bureau of Investigation used a 3-D laser scanner to recreate a murder scene for a judge and jury. Three men were charged with the murder and prosecutors are pushing for the death penalty. The evidence developed with… Read More »

Is Warning Your Fellow Drivers About Police Checkpoints Against the Law?

You are driving in your car at night when traffic slows to a crawl. As you lean your head out the window, you see the cause — a police checkpoint. While you have nothing to worry about, you feel a responsibility to warn your fellow drivers. Are you breaking the law if you do? Apparently… Read More »

Should You Represent Yourself When Facing Criminal Charges?

Certainly, you could represent yourself when you face criminal charges. You could gather evidence to support your case and you could build your own defense. In fact, you could even stand before a judge and jury and argue your innocence. But should you? To use a medical analogy, if you were seriously injured, would you… Read More »

Four Tips on Handling a Police Encounter

Many people find interaction with law enforcement to be a nerve-wracking affair.  Following are five tips on handling a police encounter in Ohio: Be polite and courteous — You do not have to speak to police. However, if you want the encounter be over as soon as possible, do not disrespect or bad mouth law… Read More »

How Should You Act During an Ohio Traffic Stop?

Whether you use your car to commute to and from work or to visit friends and family, chances are that eventually, you will experience a traffic stop. Do you know what to do and what not to do during a traffic stop? In every encounter police have with citizens they must be on-guard and ready… Read More »

How a Domestic Violence Conviction Affects Your Life

An allegation of domestic violence can change your life momentously. Regardless of your innocence or guilt, a wheel is set in motion. You need to stop it before your relationships, career and future pay the price. A first-time conviction for this type of offense can affect your life in the following ways: Child custody —… Read More »

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