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Prescription Drugs & OVI Charges

In Ohio, driving under the influence is defined as “the operation of any vehicle… when under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse…or any combination of the two”. Meaning, you can get an OVI charge for using prescription drugs and driving. Prescription drugs are managed under the same laws and drug schedules as recreational…
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Property Crime Defense

Getting charged with a property crime in Ohio can carry some serious consequences. Property crimes are defined by a wide variety of offenses, from misdemeanors to felonies. Here’s some of the most common ones we come across: Arson Knowingly setting fire to, or causing an explosion to property. This could be your own property with…
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How to Not Get Arrested This Summer

The dog days of April – something about the warm, long days seems to make people feel a little looser. Late summer activities bring a lot of fun, and many of them are completely harmless. However, there are a few that are dangerous, especially if the heat is making you feel a little careless. Review the…
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White Collar Crime Defense

White collar crime is typically defined as crime committed through the course of an individual’s business, or economic, financial, or corporate crime. Some white collar crime may seem harmless, but consequences are still severe. Some of the most common white collar offenses we see are: Identity Fraud Forgery Embezzlement Tax Evasion Medicaid Fraud Healthcare Fraud…
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What To Do If Your Teen Is Arrested for Pot Possession

Did you know that 54% of Americans have said that they smoke pot and that they’re parents? If you fit in this statistic, you may not be surprised that your teen smoked pot, but are probably a bit disappointed that they didn’t tell you, and are also stressed out over the arrest. An arrest is…
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Traffic Violation Defense

Many Ohio drivers believe that traffic or driving violations are ultimately not worth worrying about. While some moving violations can be resolved by paying a fine or taking a driving safety course, many others are more serious and can lead to severe repercussions. Depending on how many violations you are charged with, and the severity…
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What to Do if You’re Pulled Over for Suspicion of OVI/DUI

There’s no sugarcoating it: If an officer in Ohio pulls you over because they suspect you’re under the influenWhat to Do if You’re Pulled Over for Suspicion of OVI/DUIce, it is likely you’ll be arrested. However, you can reduce the consequences significantly by what you do and don’t do. First, don’t panic. This may be…
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Firearm Charges

Most gun owners, by and large, are responsible gun owners. However, you may be committing a misdemeanor or felony weapons offense without even realizing it. Some of the most common firearm and weapon charges in Columbus are: -Carrying concealed weapons -Unlawful possession of a dangerous ordnance -Unlawful transaction in weapons -Improper discharge of a firearm…
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Marijuana Charges in Columbus Ohio

The use of marijuana is not a new concept. Humans have consumed it in some form or another for over five millennia, and nearly half of the population of the United States has tried it. While other states have legalized or decriminalized marijuana, it remains illegal under Ohio state law. Possession, manufacturing, cultivation, distribution, and…
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