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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
Is a DUI a Felony in Kentucky?
January 25, 2021 | DUI
Most people in the U.S. feel okay to drive after having just one drink, according to surveys conducted by the American Addiction Centers. Many vacationers and sportsmen believe it is okay to operate boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you have been cited for a DUI/OWI in Kentucky, you may be wondering… read more
How Long Does Alcohol Stay On Your Breath?
January 21, 2021 | DUI
In most states, when a person applies for a driver’s license, they give express or implied consent to submit to a breath alcohol test, also known as a breathalyzer. Refusal to submit to a breath alcohol test can lead to a suspended driver’s license. But instead of refusing, some drivers think that they can avoid… read more
10 Examples of Police Misconduct to Refer to for Your Case
January 19, 2021 | Criminal Defense
Police misconduct existed well before the highly-publicized case against the officers who assaulted Rodney King. During the Civil Rights Movement that ultimately led to the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, police mistreated and abused peaceful protesters. So why does it feel like police misconduct has become more common? One answer: visibility. Since… read more
How Does a DUI Affect Your Teaching License in Ohio?
December 22, 2020 | DUI Defense
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) regulates the licensure of teachers in Ohio. The ODE Office of Professional Conduct investigates reports relating to criminal convictions or “conduct unbecoming the teaching profession.” In addition to the criminal penalties you face after a DUI, educators may also face professional consequences. If you have a teaching license in… read more
What is a Subpoena?
December 18, 2020 | Criminal Defense
In court cases, both civil and criminal, it is sometimes necessary for the judge to compel witnesses to come to the courtroom to share what they know about a particular incident. For instance, if you’re arrested for a white collar crime in Cincinnati, the prosecution might want to have a witness come to court to… read more