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
Intervention In Lieu Of Conviction
Intervention in Lieu of conviction is a program that allows one charged with a crime to obtain a dismissal at the conclusion... Read More
What Is Extradition?
What is extradition? Extradition is a procedure where a person in one state is surrendered to another state in connection with separate... 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
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
Can Police Pull You Over Based On A Tip From Another Driver?
There are times when the police conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle based upon a tip from a citizen that the... Read More