Am I eligible for record expungement?

Am I eligible for record expungement?

A past mistake or a poor decision can leave you with a criminal record that will follow you throughout life. Luckily, the Ohio courts have mercy on those that have made a terrible mistake. An expungement can give you a second chance. If a criminal record is expunged,...

What you need to know about violating probation.

What you need to know about violating probation.

Most people sentenced to probation are breathing a sigh of relief that they managed to avoid a harsher punishment and jail time. But, it’s not long before you realize just how restrictive the parameters of probation can be. One key thing you need to keep in mind is...

DUI: 8 Vital Things to Remember

DUI: 8 Vital Things to Remember

It’s holiday season! You can probably guess that this time of year sees a dramatic increase in DUI arrests. Over the holidays, drinking and driving has become a serious issue. Between office parties and family get-togethers, many people are less vigilant about staying...

I violated probation. What happens now?

I violated probation. What happens now?

If you’ve found yourself facing a possible conviction as a result of a probation violation, we recommend seeking the counsel of a probation violation attorney. Regardless of why you are serving probation, you don’t deserve punishment due to a minor infraction as a...

5 Things not to do when facing assault charges

5 Things not to do when facing assault charges

You didn’t intend to get involved in a fight when you went out for a night with your friends, but one thing led to another and you ended up getting pulled into a violent altercation and the police got involved. Now, you’re facing assault charges and you’re not sure...

Fentanyl is a growing epidemic: Cops are cracking down

Fentanyl is a growing epidemic: Cops are cracking down

Fentanyl:  “Just 2 milligrams — an equivalent to about 32 grains of salt — can be enough to kill a person”, said Jessica Toms, a laboratory supervisor at the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Investigation (BCI). Fentanyl is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times...

#SexualAssaultAccusation

#SexualAssaultAccusation

How does Ohio define sexual assault crime?   Sexual assault is any unwanted sexual encounter without the consent of the person being pursued. Sexual assault can present itself in a number of different ways. Statutory laws are used to prosecute offenses that are...