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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

Your Guide to Field Sobriety Tests

It’s never a good idea to drink and drive, but sometimes, we understand you can get caught in an unwanted situation that you ultimately end up regretting. Nobody is perfect, and we all make mistakes — some of which are bigger than others. If you are being charged with a DUI or OVI, our DUI… read more

The Miranda Warning Explained

”You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say or do can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you. Do you understand these rights as they have been read to you?… read more

How to Prepare for Your Criminal Defense Trial

If you have found yourself facing criminal charges, you may be wondering how the trial will go and you may be anxious about the pending outcome. If all of your trial preparation consists of binge-watching Hollywood-made law shows, you have good reason to be nervous about your upcoming trial. However, with a little guidance and… read more

What to Do When You Are Under Arrest

Regardless of why you find yourself detained by law enforcement or under arrest, there are certain etiquettes you should display in order to make the process smoother for you as well as invite the best outcome possible. This is not to say that you should be overly compliant or submit to anything that the officer… read more

What is a GSI Crime?

Gross sexual imposition, which is commonly referred to as GSI is a serious felony charge in the state of Ohio. Unlike rape, which is nonconsensual intercourse or oral sex, gross sexual imposition involves the nonconsensual sexual contact of another person’s erogenous zones. Once convicted, regardless of the degree of the charge, you will be facing… read more