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What Is A Municipal Court In Ohio?

Ohio has over 100 municipal courts, including some of our local courts:  Wadsworth Municipal Court, Medina Municipal Court, Wayne County Municipal Court, Barberton Municipal Court, Akron Municipal Court, and Stow Municipal Court.  So, what is a municipal court in Ohio?   (more…)

Summit County DUI Attorney

One accused of a DUI in Summit County needs a Summit County DUI attorney who has the experience to provide defense for various types of DUI and related issues.  DUI is officially known as Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence (OVI) as defined in Ohio Revised Code 4511.19.   Summit County has three municipal courts, a juvenile court, common pleas court and several mayor’s courts, any of which will handle all or some portion of a DUI alleged to have been committed in Summit County.  All must follow Ohio law, including holding the State of Ohio to their burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. (more…)

Summit County Criminal Defense Attorney

One accused of a crime in Summit County needs a Summit County criminal defense attorney who has the experience to provide defense for a variety of criminal cases, from traffic to misdemeanor to felony cases.  Summit County has three municipal courts, a juvenile court, common pleas court and several mayor’s courts.
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Clinton Criminal Defense Attorney

One who is arrested in Clinton, Ohio will need the services of a Clinton criminal defense attorney. What is the criminal justice system like for a person accused of a crime in Clinton? Misdemeanors are heard in the Barberton Municipal Court, starting with the arraignment or bond hearing. Then, the matter is set for pre-trial.  If the matter is not resolved at pre-trial, then it may proceed to trial to the court or jury trial.  The court may hold hearings on pretrial motions filed by the criminal defense attorney or the assistant prosecutor.  If the accused is found guilty or pleas guilty or no contest to the charges, a sentencing hearing follows. (more…)

What Is A Clinton DUI Attorney?

What is a Clinton DUI attorney?

A Clinton DUI attorney represents individuals charged with OVI, having physical control of vehicle while under the influence, and baby DUI cases.  A motion to suppress can be used to invalidate the traffic stop, field sobriety tests, arrest, breathalyzer test, blood test or urine test.  The Clinton OVI lawyer can negotiate the dismissal of charges that require additional mandatory jail time. What court does a Clinton DUI go to? Misdemeanor DUIs in Clinton are heard in Barberton Municipal Court.  Felony DUIs in Clinton are heard in the Court of Common Pleas for Summit County.  Juveniles accused of DUI in Clinton will have their cases heard in the Summit County Juvenile Court. (more…)

Norton DUI Attorney

What is a Norton DUI attorney? A Norton DUI lawyer handles: OVI as defined in Ohio Revised Code 4511.19. Physical Control cases as defined in Ohio Revised Code 4511.194. Operating a vehicle after underage consumption, as defined in Ohio Revised Code 4511.19. What court does a Norton DUI go to? Misdemeanor DUIs in Norton are heard in Barberton Municipal Court, 576 W. Park Ave., Barberton, Ohio 44203, and sometimes in Norton Mayor’s Court, 4060 Columbia Woods Drive, Norton, Ohio 44203.  Felony DUIs in Norton are heard in Summit County Court of Common Pleas, 209 S. High Street, Akron, Ohio 44308.  Juveniles accused of DUI in Norton will have their cases heard in the Summit County Juvenile Court, 650 Dan Street, Akron, Ohio 44310. (more…)

Norton Criminal Defense Attorney

What is a Norton criminal defense attorney? A Norton criminal defense lawyer provides defense for a variety of criminal cases, ranging from traffic offenses to misdemeanors and felonies. What is the criminal justice system like for a person accused of a crime in Norton? There are numerous possibilities, but this article will describe the typical procedures.  For example, referrals to diversion or intervention in lieu of conviction are not discussed within the frameworks described below.

Norton Misdemeanor Cases

  Misdemeanors can start in Norton Mayor’s Court, but are also heard in the Barberton Municipal Court, 576 W. Park Ave., Barberton, Ohio 44203. The first appearance is usually the arraignment, where the accused is informed of the charges and potential penalties for the charges.  After the arraignment, the matter is set for pre-trial.  If the matter is not resolved at pre-trial, then it may be set for trial.  Plea bargains typically resolve the entire case by an agreement to the charges and sentence.  However, sometimes the court will want to know more about the case and will order a pre-sentence investigation (PSI) prior to sentencing. (more…)

Barberton DUI Attorney

What is a Barberton DUI attorney? While some may also commonly refer to such an attorney as a Barberton driving under the influence attorney, the better term is a Barberton OVI attorney, or Barberton operating a vehicle under the influence attorney.  OVI is defined in Ohio Revised Code 4511.19 (R.C. 4511.19), bearing the title “operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.”  OVI cases typically consists of two separate charges: (1) the OVI charge, which alleges that the person operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse, or a combination of them; and (2) the BAC charge, which usually alleges that the person operated a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more, which is determined by a breath sample, or an equivalent amount by blood serum or plasma or urine, as well as levels of various drugs.  The statute provides for a minimum license suspension of 180 days and a minimum period of incarceration of 72 hours upon a conviction for an OVI or BAC charge.  Such minimum penalties increase with a BAC of .17 or more, and prior convictions for OVI or BAC. (more…)

Barberton Criminal Defense Attorney

What is a Barberton criminal defense attorney? A Barberton criminal defense lawyer provides defense for a variety of criminal cases.  Such cases include traffic cases, such as speeding, driving under suspension (DUS), leaving the scene of an accident (hit skip), and DUI or OVI.  A Barberton criminal lawyer provides defense for misdemeanor cases, including assault, domestic violence, petty theft and disorderly conduct.  A Barberton criminal attorney provides defense for felony cases, including felony theft, trafficking in drugs, sex crimes, and felony DUI or felony OVI.  This is not a complete list, as the number of crimes fill books and are too numerous to list here. What is the criminal justice system like for a person accused of a crime in Barberton? There are numerous possibilities, but this article will describe the typical procedures.  For example, referrals to diversion or intervention in lieu of conviction are not discussed within the frameworks described below. (more…)