Criminal & Traffic Law

No one wants a driving while impaired(DWI) charge on their record. The legal ramifications are hard hitting and last longer than most people realize. A DWI can increase the difficulty of getting a job, show up at every traffic violation, and even impede travel from...

Rising Awareness of Dashboard Cameras Most video evidence involving road-related incidents comes from dash cams. Dash cams can sit on a car dashboard, affix to the windshield, or clip to the rear view mirror with the camera facing forward. Most of us have seen dash cam...

Our world is full of cameras. Our laws allow video recording of public spaces. That means that any time you are in public, you might be on camera. You are certainly part of recordings in convenience stores and banks. Whether such footage will ever see...

Gun ownership is a much-discussed, often emotional, yet sometimes misunderstood topic. The state of Ohio allows concealed carry. Whether you wish to carry a gun or just want to better understand and take part in the conversation, review the facts about concealed carry laws in...

Did you know that 47% of students experience hazing even before college? For example, in 2014, seven New Jersey high school football players faced hazing charges, as their town's newspaper reported. If that weren’t enough, statistics from StopHazing.org show that 3 in 5 students experience hazing...

It can be alarming to hear news stories of homeowners defending themselves and their property, and many films include such tension-packed scenes. If you live in Ohio, learn what means of defense homeowners can take if something like this should happen. Learn more about Ohio...

You’ve had a late night with good friends and just finished some drinks. Maybe you had a few too many, but you think you’re okay to drive. You start up the car and pull out of the parking lot. Fifteen minutes down the road you...

Social media has closed many of the gaps between people. We now stay connected with our friends, family, and loved ones with a simple click of a “follow” button. But this shift extends beyond our personal life. Social media has made serving legal papers easier,...

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, in 2016 the national average of deaths due to OVIs or Operating a Vehicle Impaired was 37,461. This number is most certainly tragic but when you consider that average was 43,825 in 1985 it becomes a true testament...

In September 2016, medical marijuana became legal in Ohio. Since then, a lot of the pre-existing DUI (driving under the influence) and OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence) laws have been updated to accommodate legally prescribed marijuana use. Still, many are confused about medical...