Ohio Law

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

Ohio Lawmakers Considering New Law to Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana in the Buckeye State

Slowly but surely, governments across the country are decriminalizing recreational marijuana. In Ohio, the cities of Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, and Toledo – as well as dozens of others – have voted to drop or significantly reduce penalties associated with possession of small amounts of the controversial drug. Now the issue is set to take… read more

Is It Legal To Drive Barefoot in Ohio?

It is the responsibility of every citizen to know, understand, and obey the laws in the area they live. This is especially true when it comes to driving—where ordinary people operate 5000-pound vehicles traveling at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour and possibly even higher.  In the state of Ohio, there are dozens… read more

Is it Legal to Own a Pet Sloth in Ohio?

People love all different types of animals. Some people are cat lovers, while other people prefer dogs. Some people may prefer snakes or chickens as pets. Domesticated animals are legal as pets in Ohio. However, most wild animals and exotic animals are banned as pets in Ohio. There are good reasons for banning exotic animals… read more

Are Nanny Cams Actually Legal?

It is little wonder why so-called nanny cams have grown increasingly popular around the country as of late. Protecting your children is the most important responsibility you have as a parent and with hundreds of thousands of nannies working in homes around the country, making sure your kids are safe while in the care of… read more

What Happens If You Get an Out of State Warrant for Arrest?

Having an arrest warrant, whether in your home state or another, is a serious issue. However, some people think that if the warrant is out of state, it won’t lead to problems like an arrest in your home state. They think that a warrant’s authority ends at a state’s borders.  That is most definitely not… read more