Legal Blog & Information

Tips for an Effective Character Letter for a Judge in Cincinnati 

In this blog, Suhre & Associates criminal defense lawyers explain some tips for an effective character letter for a judge in Cincinnati, Ohio. In our experience, strong character letters can be one of the most important parts of a sentencing hearing. Judges have wide latitude in the length and type of sentence they impose for… read more

Can You Be Prosecuted for Causing Someone’s Suicide in Kentucky?

Wondering if you can be prosecuted for causing someone’s suicide in Kentucky? Theexperienced Louisville criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates explain what you need to know in this blog. You can be prosecuted for causing or assisting someone’s suicide in Kentucky. This is a serious felony crime and carries stiff penalties. Kentucky does not… read more

Exigent Circumstances: What They Are and How They Allow Police to Search and Seize Without a Warrant

Find yourself wondering about exigent circumstances: what they are and how they allow police to search and seize without a warrant? In this blog, Cincinnati criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates explain what you should know.  Exigent circumstances were created by the Supreme Court of the United States in order to allow law enforcement… read more

Prosecution Tactics in Domestic Violence Cases

Prosecution tactics in domestic violence cases can be extremely frustrating for those accused of domestic violence (DV) crimes in Northern Kentucky. Some prosecutors have a special vendetta against DV defendants, which may be due to the media attention these cases often receive.  After the terrible murder of Gabby Petito, prosecutors are only going to face… read more

What Happens When a Domestic Violence Victim Doesn’t Want to Press Charges

Domestic Violence cases often involve star-crossed lovers that get each other in trouble then immediately regret it. Because of this, defense lawyers often hear “but she doesn’t want to press charges.” This is good to hear since it can influence what a prosecutor does, but it is not a home run like defendants often think…. read more

Exigent Circumstances: What They Are And How They Allow Police To Search And Seize Without A Warrant

Are you interested in learning more about exigent circumstances, what they are, and how they allow police to search and seize without a warrant in Kentucky? The Louisville criminal defense lawyers at Suhre & Associates explain what you should know in this article. Typically, law enforcement must have a warrant to search and seize your… read more

Possession of a Controlled Substance: What it Means in Ohio

Are you wondering what possession of a controlled substance means in Ohio? Possession of a controlled substance is a very common charge in Cincinnati.  In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department made 3,370 drug arrests in 2014. Of these, 2,731 (81%) were for possession, while the rest… read more

Things Cops Do That are Illegal: What a Police Officer Can and Cannot Do

Cops in Cincinnati, Ohio, do many illegal things. An illegal police action could be a violation of a statute or, more frequently, a violation of the United States Constitution.  Courts have interpreted the meaning of the constitution and Bill of Rights since they were written. These court opinions (called case law) have the force of… read more

Did you know there is a Difference Between A DWI and A DUI In Cincinnati, OH?

Many people use the terms DWI and DUI interchangeably. However, these terms often have different meanings, depending on the state. For example, perhaps you’ve been arrested for a DUI in Cincinnati, Ohio. You may have questions about whether this is different from being arrested for a DWI. A qualified DUI attorney can help you avoid… read more

What You Need To Know About Kentucky’s Gun Laws

Kentucky is among the most gun-friendly states in the nation. For many Kentuckians, guns are an element of the Commonwealth’s culture. However, no state is entirely without its gun laws and regulations. To avoid a weapons charge, it’s important that you be familiar with Kentucky’s gun laws. This overview provides essential information on the topic…. read more