Legal Guide

Legal Guide (Page 103)

Your Ohio Criminal Defense Expert Is a Call or a Click Away

In a populous region like Ohio, it can be daunting to embark on the search for an experienced criminal defense attorney. Particularly when you are the focus of a criminal investigation or, worse, if you have been charged with a crime, you require immediate assistance. “Where do I start?” you ask. You may want to look within your inner circle of family and friends for a recommendation... ❯❯❯

Illegal Manufacture/Cultivation of Drugs In Ohio: Definitions and Penalties

The illegal manufacture/cultivation of drugs in the state of Ohio is governed by ORC § 2925.04, which provides, in pertinent part: “No person shall knowingly cultivate marijuana or knowingly manufacture or otherwise engage in any part of the production of a controlled substance.” The essence of the crime is the “knowing” cultivation of marijuana or manufacture of... ❯❯❯

Having Weapons While Under a Disability In Ohio

ORC § 2923.13 prohibits the ownership, acquisition, or use of firearms under certain “disabling” conditions, as follows: (A) Unless relieved from disability under operation of law or legal process, no person shall knowingly acquire, have, carry, or use any firearm or dangerous ordnance, if any of the following apply:  (1) The person is a fugitive from justice. (2) The... ❯❯❯

When You Need a Lawyer in Personal Injury Claims

Legal rules are complex in case of personal injury claims; therefore, if you face any injury, you may need a competent lawyer who can understand your case and its severity. Insurance companies usually ask a lawyer from your side to solve the matter. An experienced and skilled personal injury lawyer can help you in getting your compensation and save from the threat of the insurance company. ... ❯❯❯

Understanding Why a Personal Injury Lawsuit Will Not Wreck Your Finances Even If You Lose

Many people are reluctant to seek legal advice despite being involved in an accident. This is simply because they think filing a lawsuit and fighting it to its conclusion is very expensive and it will be impossible for them to afford the legal fees and the expenses, especially if the injury has forced them to stay off work. Consequently, due to the lack of better knowledge, they lose out on a... ❯❯❯

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus-Related Lawsuits in Nursing Homes

The coronavirus, COVID-19, has a significant effect on the elderly. Seniors are the ones most likely to quickly succumb to the disease. And the elderly, particularly those residing in nursing homes, have suffered a major blow. In one nursing home in Washington State alone, about 35 residents of the Life Care Center of Kirkland died after an outbreak swept through the care home. While none of the... ❯❯❯

Unlawful Sexual Misconduct with a Minor: Ohio Definitions, Penalties, and Defenses

According to ORC § 2907.04(A), unlawful sexual misconduct with a minor is defined as follows: “No person who is eighteen years of age or older shall engage in sexual conduct with another, who is not the spouse of the offender, when the offender knows the other person is thirteen years of age or older but less than sixteen years of age, or the offender is reckless in that... ❯❯❯

Steps in Dealing with Speeding and Car Accidents Amid the Pandemic

Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to stay indoors, there are fewer cars on the road. With a light traffic situation, there are fewer car accidents. The car accidents that are still happening have been particularly deadly, though, because people are speeding more with wide open roads.  Factors Affecting Car Accidents According to a special report released by UC Davis Road... ❯❯❯

4 Benefits of Sexual Assault Lawyers

If you've been hit with a sexual offence charge, you want to make sure that you do everything to find a good lawyer. While there are many attorneys that you can choose from, it's best to go with a professional that has experience dealing with these kinds of cases. There are four main benefits to going with a specialized lawyer. Benefit #1: They Have Experience Dealing with These Kinds of Cases ... ❯❯❯

4 Benefits of Sexual Assault Lawyers

If you've been hit with a sexual offence charge, you want to make sure that you do everything to find a good lawyer. While there are many attorneys that you can choose from, it's best to go with a professional that has experience dealing with these kinds of cases. There are four main benefits to going with a specialized lawyer. Benefit #1: They Have Experience Dealing with These Kinds of Cases ... ❯❯❯