Legal Blog & Information

Can a 17-year-old Girl Date an 18-Year-Old Boy? And if They Have Sexual Relations at That Age, is it Illegal in Ohio?

It’s important for 18-year-olds in Ohio to understand its age of consent laws so that they don’t inadvertently find themselves facing serious sex crimes accusations due to ignorance or misunderstanding about what constitutes an appropriate romantic relationship. What You Need to Know About Ohio’s Age of Consent Laws In Ohio, it is illegal for someone… read more

How To Prove Innocence When Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault

Accusations of sexual assault and other sex crimes carry significant weight and can have devastating consequences for the accused. These allegations can ruin reputations, careers, and even entire lives, regardless of whether the accused is guilty.  The cultural and societal stigma associated with sexual assault can make it challenging for the accused to receive a… read more

Can Airport Police Stop You for DUI After Drinking on a Flight?

Many people like to have alcoholic drinks on the airplane. It helps calm the nerves and pass the time on a flight. However, you should never drive after drinking heavily on a plane.  You can be charged for driving under the influence at the airport. A DUI on airport property could result in state or… read more

Ohio Is Eliminating Expungement for M4 Domestic Violence Charges. Here’s Why You Must Act Fast

Everyone makes mistakes, and it can be unfair for those mistakes to follow you around for the rest of your life. In Ohio, people who have been convicted of certain crimes may be able to get their records expunged once they’ve “paid” for those mistakes. This can be especially helpful if you are looking for… read more

What To Do If You’re Facing an Underage DUI Charge in Ohio

Being charged with a DUI can be a frightening experience, especially if you’re under 21. The repercussions of an underage DUI charge in Ohio can be severe and long-lasting, so it’s important to take the proper steps to protect yourself. Here are some things you should do if you find yourself facing an underage DUI… read more

What To Do After Being Arrested in Cincinnati

Being arrested can be a confusing and frightening experience. If you find yourself in this situation, it is important to know your rights and what steps you should take to protect yourself.  First and foremost, always be polite and cooperative without revealing too much information. Remaining calm and knowing your rights can help ensure that… read more

Four Defenses to Statutory Rape in Cincinnati 

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?

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?

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

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