Legal Blog & Information
Four Defenses to Statutory Rape in Cincinnati
December 2, 2022 | Sex Crimes
Facing statutory rape charges in Ohio is a scary experience, but it’s important to understand that there may be defenses available to you depending on your individual circumstances. If you’ve been charged with statutory rape, the experienced criminal defense attorneys from Suhre & Associates are here to help. We have successfully defended countless clients facing… read more
How Long Does it Take to Get Your First Court Date for a DUI in Cincinnati?
November 28, 2022 | DUI
In most cases, you won’t receive a first court date until close to 30 days after you’ve been arrested. However, if you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Cincinnati, you can expect your first court date to be set within five days of your arrest. This allows the court… read more
What Are the Safest and Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Cincinnati?
November 15, 2022 | Criminal Defense
Cincinnati is nestled along the northern banks of the Ohio River and is home to diverse neighborhoods, colorful festivals, and unique eateries. It is a relatively small city, having an estimated population of approximately 300,000, according to the 2020 census. Cincinnati’s smaller size does not mean it does not experience crime, however. According to recent… read more
How To Successfully Fight a DUI Case in Ohio
October 21, 2022 | DUI
You commit a DUI, known as OVI in Ohio, when you drive a vehicle on public roads under the influence of enough of an intoxicant to seriously impair your driving ability. Typically, this means driving while intoxicated on alcohol with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. Ohio can also charge you with… read more
How Long Does a Misdemeanor Stay on Your Record in Ohio?
September 20, 2022 | Ohio Law
A conviction for any crime in Ohio can result in jail time and the assessment of fines. A conviction will also create a criminal record that will follow you long after your jail time is complete and your fines are paid. This criminal record can impact your life in ways that may make it difficult… read more
False Domestic Violence Allegations: How You Can Avoid Wrongful Allegations
September 16, 2022 | Domestic Violence
Being accused of domestic violence is serious, even when the allegations are false. You could still serve time in jail if you are wrongfully convicted. Also, you face damage to your reputation and a host of other collateral consequences. The best way to prevent a domestic violence conviction on false charges is to know how… read more
Steps to Follow for Finding the Right DUI Lawyer
August 23, 2022 | DUI
There are no shortages of lawyers, either in Cincinnati or throughout the country. While this means you have the power to choose who represents you in your Ohio DUI case, this choice can become overwhelming. With a little investigation, though, you can make an informed and solid choice of representation. Talking with Family and Friends… read more
What Should I Do After Being Arrested in Cincinnati?
August 11, 2022 | Criminal Defense
Being arrested does not mean you are guilty of the criminal charges. However, what you do after being arrested in Cincinnati could help or hurt your defense. Understanding what happens after an arrest is the first step in protecting your rights. Read this blog post to learn more. What Happens After I Am Arrested in… read more
What Is a Disposition Hearing in Criminal Court in Cincinnati, OH?
August 7, 2022 | Criminal Defense
A disposition hearing is a legal term that refers to a sentencing hearing. If a court has established your guilt, the judge may determine your sentence at a separate hearing known as a disposition hearing. The Pre-Sentencing Investigation Before your disposition hearing, probation officers conduct a pre-sentencing investigation (PSI) designed to provide the judge with… read more
What Happens at a Status Hearing in a Cincinnati Criminal Case?
July 27, 2022 | Criminal Law
After your arrest, there are several steps that the court takes before your case goes to trial or you are allowed to accept a plea agreement. The process of your criminal case depends on whether you plead guilty or not guilty. Pleading not guilty means your case moves through the judicial process of going to… read more