Last fall, I had been struggling with alcohol after a myriad of traumatic life events occurred( have all proof/ documents). While intoxicated, I was at Hollywood Gaming in Austintown,OH. I played slots, but mostly used Ohio Lottery Machine to purchase tickets, as I had previously done (have bank... View More
Are you asking on whether you can now claim rape because you changed your mind after having consensual sexual relations with someone? NO NO YOU CANNOT! This in itself is false reporting and is a crime.
If you are asking can you start out having consensual sexual relations and then decide...View More
Basically the baby was born a month ago. We haven’t been doing well for a while now and last night the mother wanted to argue with me, I told her I didn’t want to argue and she tried to throw stuff at me which I didn’t care about. So she told me that if she throws our newborn across the room... View More
In Ohio if you are unmarried, the mother has sole custody of the child. In order to get custody you will have to prove paternity and file for custody. Due to the violent nature of the above described events, you maybe able to get emergency custody of the child. You should contact a family law...View More
I’m 17 and a senior in high school and my girlfriend is 15 and a sophomore in high school. We have a multitude of the same activities together. I’m aware that under the current laws, since we’re both under 18 we can consent to each other. With that being said there will be a short period... View More
You are correct the age of consent in Ohio is 16 years of age. There is a close in age exception for minors. Once you turn 18, you cannot legally have sexual contact with a minor under the age of consent, 16. Whether or not you will be prosecuted for the relationship depends on numerous things,...View More
In Ohio expungement of a record is limited to specific crimes, generally only available for victims of sex trafficking. However, Ohio does allow for sealing records of a non violent nature, that do not involve minors. You must wait 3 years from final disposition of the felony, and 1 year for the...View More
It is unclear what you are asking here. Your DV convictions will appear on a background check. If you are asking about getting them off your record, or sealing your record. Ohio does not allow sealing of records that pertain to violence, so you would not qualify to seal your record.
I received this charge in 2018 and recently I have been training and studying for a concealed carry permit, I'm worried this may have an affect on obtain such a permit and I hope to receive the information needed to understand this better.
In Ohio violation of ORC2925.14 is a 4th degree misdemeanor minor, it is not a felony which would effect your ability to get a concealed carry permit.
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