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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Ohio on
Q: The police lied about not arresting him. I wrote a statement about verbal abuse/threats i want all charges dropped

Police stated they would keep record of verbal fight. He stated he WISHED i was dead. And IF i were a man he would snap my neck. They arrested him without me wanting them to saying it is because we have a son. Now our family is broken. I want all charges dropped but i know he needs counseling. If... Read more »

Joseph W. Stadnicar Esq
Joseph W. Stadnicar Esq answered on Apr 17, 2017

Once charged, only the judge has the authority to dismiss a case. The prosecutor also has significant sway over which charges may be dismissed. You may wish to meet with and speak to the prosecutor; the judge will not speak with you about the case. The best place to start is with the Victim... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Ohio on
Q: Do I have a lawsuit if EMTs used narcan on my brother even though he wasn't overdosing on opioids??

My brother died and the cause of death is undetermined... We have to death certificates one says narcan was used the other says it wasn't we have witnesses saying they saw EMTs use it on him.

Joseph W. Stadnicar Esq
Joseph W. Stadnicar Esq answered on Apr 17, 2017

This response is general in nature and you should seek the counsel and advice of an experienced Ohio lawyer to review all the aspects of your case. Do not rely on this answer as it is based on limited information.

Ohio's Political Subdivision Tort Liability Act creates a significant hurdle...
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