Legal News

What is a Bond Hearing?

Continuing our series on the criminal defense process, Columbus criminal defense attorney firm, Probst Law Office, covers part two which is bond hearings. When you are faced with a criminal charge, things can be scary, especially if you are completely unfamiliar with the process. That’s why we’ve created this series of blog posts. Being informed… read more

What is an Arraignment?

What is an Arraignment? As a Columbus criminal defense attorney, Probst Law Office places a high priority on helping our clients understand the criminal defense process. After all, knowing the process can not only help to alleviate your nerves, it also equips you with the knowledge you need to better work with your defense attorney.… read more

How to Deal with a Possession of Marijuana Charge in Ohio

As criminal defense attorneys in Columbus, we’ve dealt with a lot of marijuana possession charges. We also understand there are a lot of factors surrounding those charges. Officer and prosecutor motivation can play a large part in the criminal defense process, especially in drug cases. If you’ve been charged with marijuana possession in Ohio, this… read more

Expungement Law Process in Ohio

At Probst Law Office, Inc. we’ve been asked questions about criminal record expungement in Ohio, particularly what crimes are not eligible for expungement. As your Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney of choice, we want you to understand the legal process, particularly as it comes to the expungement of criminal convictions. Beginning the Process In order to… read more

Should You Refuse a Breathalyzer

Getting pulled over is always a stressful experience. If you add to the fact you think you may have had a little too much to drink, then it’s even worse. As a criminal defense attorney in Columbus that focuses on DUI law and defense, the question frequently pops up: “Should I refuse to take the breathalyzer… read more

BAC and How it Impairs Drivers

While alcohol might affect you and everyone else around you differently, if you have enough in your system, it could result in tragic consequences. The fact is, even if you don’t get into a deadly accident — the likelihood of which is much higher when you’re under the influence — you could still be charged… read more

A Breakdown of Ohio OVI/DUI Laws

Getting charged with an OVI or DUI can be an overwhelming and complicated experience as an individual. Whether it’s your first offense or you’ve had previous offenses, it’s still just as difficult to navigate the complicated legal process of these types of charges. In today’s blog post, we’ll provide you with a short and sweet… read more

Are DUI Sobriety Checkpoints Legal?

What exactly are the legalities behind DUI sobriety checkpoints? How is this an OK strategy for law enforcement to implement, and what does the Supreme Court have to say about this tactic used to catch drunk drivers? In today’s blog post, you’ll learn the answer to these questions and more, as sobriety checkpoints are legal… read more

DUIs – Beyond Alcohol

Alcohol is the main culprit of most DUI cases, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only substance that can land you the middle of a DUI case. In fact, according to data from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, about 18 percent of all motor vehicle driver deaths include drugs other than alcohol. In this blog post,… read more

When to Hire a DUI Lawyer for Your DUI Defense

Driving under the influence is considered a crime in every state, and if you find yourself in the midst of a DUI charge, you might find yourself wondering when you’ll need the help of a qualified and experienced DUI lawyer in Columbus. We’ll discuss the benefits of hiring a Columbus DUI lawyer for your DUI… read more