5 Tips to Choose the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Cincinnati

If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, from a DUI to a felony, your lawyer can make a life-changing difference. If finding the right lawyer seems overwhelming, these five tips for helping you spot the difference between a good criminal defense attorney and a bad one may help. 1. They Specialize in Criminal Law… read more

When Is a DUI a Felony in Ohio?

Driving while impaired carries serious consequences. In Ohio, under certain circumstances, you could be facing felony charges for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A DUI (driving under the influence), also called an OVI (operating a vehicle impaired) in Ohio, has four basic elements that the state needs to prove beyond a reasonable… read more

What is an Indictment?

Grand juries issue indictments formally charging someone with a crime. The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires that the government obtain an indictment before prosecuting a felony federal offense.  However, the Fifth Amendment applies to federal crimes. It does not require states to obtain indictments before charging a person with a serious crime…. read more

What Is a Criminal Defense Attorney and When Do You Need One?

The American justice system allows the accused to defend themselves in court. Indeed, American citizens have the constitutional right to an attorney. A criminal defense attorney provides the experience and knowledge to defend you against criminal charges. You always have the option to defend yourself. But in many situations, a criminal defense lawyer can help… read more

8 Tips for Hiring a DUI Lawyer in Cincinnati

When you find yourself in need of a DUI Lawyer in Cincinnati, Ohio, it can be overwhelming to know where to turn. There are so many lawyers out there, and each one has their own set of skills and qualifications. How do you determine the best fit for your case? It’s important to know what… read more

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

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

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