One section you quote is a definition and the other is an offense. A definition cannot really fall under an offense. 2323.51 defines "imitation firearms." It basically says that fake guns or bb guns are imitation firearms. 2323.13 is an offense that says people convicted of or charged...Read more »
Whether a domestic violence charge is a misdemeanor or a felony depends on a few things not included in your inquiry. If the victim was pregnant, it is a felony. If the offender has previous conviction(s) for domestic violence or assault against a family or household member, it is a felony. If...Read more »
Is it possible for an Unwed mother and father (name not on birth certificate) to work a deal outside of court. We have after research we have agreed on an amount to give and that the father will not be in contact with the child. Is there any legal issues with this? I won’t be filing for... Read more »
The father is taking a big risk here. If you turn around and petition for child support, your out of court arrangements may or may not be honored by the child support enforcement agency and courts. It's safer for everyone involved to do it officially. If he wants to provide additional support...Read more »
Witnesses generally need to have personal knowledge of something relevant or else their testimony is going to be very brief. I suspect they disagree agree with your assessment that they lack personal knowledge of the events.
When viewing the charge I see two different degrees of felony listed. 1. CRIME CLASSIFICATION: Felony of the 4th degree. 2. DEGREE OF OFFENSE: Felony 3. I am a little confused on the level of felony that I was charged with.
It is exceedingly likely, though not possible to be sure without looking at the docket, that you were charged with an F3 and plead to a reduction to an F4 either attempted burglary or trespass in a habitation. If that's what happened, which one you plead to is going to matter because burglary...Read more »
It depends how it is charged. The way that an OVI is "dropped" to a first instead of second is that the prosecutor simply doesn't allege the prior conviction. It's still there. The prosecutor this time around could allege both prior convictions making it a third, or could allege...Read more »
It was from may 2019, the person called and said she had permission, she didn't know she had a warrant for it as they never served it. The judge gave her a $10,000 bond. They never offered her a attorney or public defender
Your question doesn't state what the offense is. $10k is a middle of the road bond number that could apply to any number of offenses. In many counties, one must apply for a public defender. You should contact the local public defender's office to find out the procedure.
It can be helpful to the defense to delay. First, people cool down. Right when things happen the victim is often out for blood. Like anyone else, they cool off and move on to new business as time passes. A prosecutor is much more likely to give the defendant a break, if the victim isn't...Read more »
It depends upon what the record was for. If you were convicted of an offense which makes it unlawful for you to possess a firearm, sealing the record in Ohio does not restore that right. There is a separate process to go through for that. You are not legally permitted to possess a firearm if you...Read more »
I have an employment contract that has a two year term and an ability to automatically renew on an annual basis after two years, however there is an amendment clause stating that the agreement cannot be amended, altered, modified or extended except by written agreement signed by each party. There... Read more »
If the contract says it automatically renews, and it says it cannot be changed except by written agreement signed by both parties, and there is no written agreement signed by both parties, then it automatically renews just like it says.
It really depends on the quantity of mushrooms because the level of drug offenses is determined by quantity. The situation is potentially quite serious as the amount of such drugs needed to get to mid to high level felonies isn’t that high, add to that the gun, and you could easily be facing prison.
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