The Difference Between Misdemeanors and Felonies In Ohio
What is the difference between misdemeanors and felonies in Ohio? In most instances, a misdemeanor in Ohio is a crime that is punishable... Read More
No Time Limit On Charging Crimes When One Flees To Avoid Prosecution
There is no time limit on charging crimes when one flees to avoid prosecution. In State v. Bess, the Ohio Supreme Court... Read More
Automatic Lifetime Registration For Juvenile Sex Offenders Is Unconstitutional
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that automatic lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders is unconstitutional. In their decision, the Ohio Supreme... Read More
Can You Lie To The Police?
Can you lie to the police? No. You have the right to remain silent, not to lie, especially if that lie is... Read More
Cheap Criminal Defense Attorney
My office receives a lot of phone calls asking what I charge for a criminal defense or DUI defense. Some of these... Read More
Certificate Of Qualification For Employment
What is a Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE)? A CQE is an order from the common pleas court in the county... Read More
Castle Law Allows You to Defend Yourself in Your Home
Ohio’s castle law allows you to defend yourself in your home. Otherwise known as the “castle doctrine,” the law now recognizes the... Read More
Can a Juvenile Court Give an Adult Sentence?
Can a juvenile court give an adult sentence? It sure can. However, this option is only available for a Serious Youthful Offender... Read More
Ohio Has A Unique Restriction On Traffic Stops
Ohio has a unique restriction on traffic stops. The Ohio Supreme Court, in its Robinette decision, said that police officers may not... Read More
When Is Consent To Search Valid?
When is consent to search valid? Generally, if someone gives the police consent to search a house, car, luggage, etc., the police... Read More