Legal Blog & Information
How Often Do DUI Cases Go to Trial?
June 8, 2021 | DUI
The vast majority of DUI cases in Kentucky do not go to trial. Only about 10 percent of criminal cases go to trial. A smaller percentage of charges are dismissed. Plea bargains are by far the most common way that DUI cases are resolved in Kentucky. A plea bargain can help you avoid jail time… read more
5 Easiest Ways To Get Your Criminal Case Dismissed in Cincinnati, OH
May 29, 2021 | Criminal Defense
Being arrested for a crime can be a traumatic experience. If you have never been under arrest, you may not know what to do. In this case, ask for a criminal defense lawyer and exercise your right to remain silent. It is important to mount a solid defense against criminal charges. A conviction will result… read more
Kentucky Gun Laws Overview
May 13, 2021 | Kentucky Law
Kentucky is considered a gun-friendly state by many gun owners. Unlike other states, Kentucky has chosen to leave many of the gun rights afforded by the Second Amendment intact. It is essential for gun owners to understand Kentucky gun laws. Even though Kentuckians have strong gun rights, some laws restrict gun ownership and use. If… read more
Proposed Kentucky Law Would Make it a Crime to Taunt the Police
March 24, 2021 | Kentucky Law
After the protests in Louisville related to the police killing of Breonna Taylor, legislators proposed a new law. The law would make it a crime to taunt police officers in Kentucky. Senate Bill 211 recently passed the Senate by a vote of 22 to 11. It is now waiting for the House to take up… read more
Is It Legal To Drive Barefoot in Ohio?
March 10, 2021 | Ohio Law
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 Live in Your Camper in Your Backyard?
February 17, 2021 | Property Violations
Recreational vehicles (RVs) and campers are an American tradition and an increasingly common and popular way for people to travel around and see the country. No other country boasts a camping and RV infrastructure on par with the United States. And while RVing has been a hobby for many for a long time, more and… read more
What Happens If You Get an Out-of-State Arrest Warrant?
February 16, 2021 | Criminal Defense
When the police need legal authorization from a judge to do something, they must seek a warrant. But since each state is legally independent of the other states, warrants generally do not cross state lines. The drafters of the U.S. Constitution knew that this would encourage criminals to “run for the border” to escape prosecution…. read more
What Are Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude?
February 9, 2021 | Criminal Law
Crimes, in general, represent acts that society has deemed unacceptable to such a serious degree that they are punishable by law. State crimes are written and passed by elected officials of that state. But a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT) is not a specific crime. It is a category of crimes that includes especially serious… read more
What You Need to Know About DUI Classes
February 9, 2021 | DUI
Driving Under the Influence or DUI continues to be a common criminal offense. You can be charged with DUI in Ohio if you are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Even though the penalties for a DUI can be severe, many people still choose to drive while impaired. Government agencies and organizations work… read more
Is a DUI a Felony in Ohio?
February 1, 2021 | DUI
Surveys conducted by the American Addiction Centers show that most people feel okay to drive after having had just one drink. Even after one drink, however, you may have enough alcohol in your system to be at risk of operating a vehicle under the influence. If you have been cited for a DUI/OWI in Ohio,… read more