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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Ohio on
Q: In Ohio if a fast and speedy trial is violated and charges dismissed can a defendant be re-indicted on same charges
Robert G. Stiefvater
Robert G. Stiefvater answered on Apr 23, 2019

If the statutory time to bring the case against you has expired then the State cannot re-indict you on the same charge.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Criminal Law for Ohio on
Q: theres was a stray/ unregistered dog running around a campground we visited. the dog warden is trying to charge us.

me and my girlfriend visited a campsite to see if we wanted to camp there. there was a stray running loose around the lake and the owners stopped us and said we were the ones to abandoned the dog and gave our plate # to the dog warden and the dog warden is trying to charge us. would that hold up in... Read more »

Robert G. Stiefvater
Robert G. Stiefvater answered on Apr 23, 2019

The State would have to prove that the dog belonged to you or that you were otherwise responsible for the dog.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Ohio on
Q: Failed drug test po says come in tues going to jail. Im scared what can i do

Sentenced. 5 years probation for drug possession.

Robert G. Stiefvater
Robert G. Stiefvater answered on Apr 23, 2019

You can challenge your probation violation.

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