Ohio residents who find themselves facing shoplifting charges may not think they have much to fear. It is a minor crime, right? No one is hurt by it, are they? The truth is, shoplifting is not a minor crime and business owners and consumers are hurt by it. The consequences of conviction can be significant, which is why having a criminal law attorney on one's side may prove invaluable when fighting such a charge in court.
If you are accused of driving under the influence in Ohio, you likely have a lot of questions about what this can mean for your future. Will you have to spend time behind bars? What other consequences are tied to a DUI conviction? Is there any way out of this? An experienced criminal law attorney will be able to answer these and any other questions you have about your case.
An Ohio woman has found herself in trouble with the law due to the conditions of her home. Police received complaints about a strong odor coming from this individual's apartment. What they found inside resulted in the woman being charged with child endangerment. A criminal law attorney may be able to help this individual navigate the court system.
Ohio residents who have been arrested and/or convicted generally hate having criminal records. Having to share this information with employers or having this information get out to the public can hurt a person both professionally and personally. Under Ohio criminal law, there are circumstances in which one's criminal record may be erased. The process to do this is called expungement.
An Ohio man is behind bars due to an alleged incident of domestic violence. Police arrested him on Wednesday, April 4, in Brookfield. This individual would likely benefit from the services of an experienced criminal law attorney as he works to fight his case in court.
A Warren man wanted for secretly recording people in a tire shop bathroom has been arrested in another state. Police are still working on gathering evidence before they officially file charges against him and begin the process of having him brought back to Ohio for prosecution. If or when that happens, this individual will have the right to retain a criminal law attorney of his choosing to help him fight the charges in court.
Whether at home minding your own business or out on the street going about your day, if approached about a potential drug crime you may feel a bit overwhelmed. If an investigation turns into an arrest, you may begin to feel lost and hopeless. Let an Ohio criminal law attorney help you with that drug charge.
Police officers in Warren have been busy, which is often the case. A number of people were arrested on various crimes around the Thanksgiving holiday. Each of them can help themselves by seeking assistance from a criminal law attorney to help them fight their cases in court.
Police in the Warren area are always busy responding to calls, investigating potential crimes and making arrests. Various criminal activities were reported at the end of August and in the first few days of September. Law enforcement authorities apparently ended up making numerous arrests over the span of one week. The accused individuals, some of whom face felony level criminal charges, can seek assistance from an experienced criminal law attorney to help them fight their cases in court.
When police officers in Ohio suspect a driver of operating his or her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, they will ask that individual to give a breath sample. This is standard procedure. Does one have to submit to such a request? Yes and no. In either case, a criminal law attorney may be able to help deal with the consequences of either decision.