New Philadelphia, OH asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio

Q: Friend got jumped in bed by two men bigger then him sleep in bed with 4 month old son and my 3 yr son, friend a felon,

Friend is a felon, shot gun in home. Where he stayed and got mail, no one hit, case was dismissed by judge , now he has warrent, can he beat it? Any dismissed when looked up, let out on DFR.

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: This case was almost certainly dismissed from municipal court and indicated in county court. That procedure causes a lot of confusion with folks thinking the case has been dropped when it is really just being transferred to the felony court. It sounds like a tough case to "beat" but that doesn't mean the outcome cannot be improved. Your friend should get a lawyer.

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