Ask a Question

Get free answers to your legal questions from lawyers in your area.

Lawyers, increase your visibility by answering questions and getting points. Answer Questions
Ohio Questions & Answers
0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Family Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Ohio on
Q: If CPS asks for a drug test and we agreed, can we refuse future drug tests, now that we know we can?

We had CPS report on us due to our child’s doctor saying we were neglecting to take our child to the doctor, but now that they know we smoke marijuana, which is legal in Ohio, they are testing our child and threatening to take her away, even after we’ve deep cleaned out entire house with... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Ohio on
Q: I just received a traffic citation for $140 for stopping behind a sign that said “Do not block driveway.”

This was while I was sitting at a red light. I simply didn’t see the sign! Was in a heavily trafficked area with many construction signs all around it. I watched a line of cars do the same thing — nearly everyone stopped there like I did. Should I contest it?

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Ohio on
Q: person has filed case I-130, they received tourist visa to US, can they stay longer, adjust the status to get green card

Can that person with family stay in US while I-130 being reviewed for 2-3 years until the decision made? Or they will be deported after tourist visa expiration? If status adjustment filed is denied? How long the status adjustment takes?

Syrian national, living in Emirates.

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 24, 2024

If you have filed an I-130 and entered the U.S. on a tourist visa, you are generally expected to leave before your visa expires. Staying beyond your visa's expiration without proper authorization can lead to deportation and may negatively impact future immigration applications.

To...
View More

0 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Ohio on
Q: My mom had the insurance if she past away her house was paid for when she past away in 2016 they didn’t pay the house of

They said I was beside in payments but I can prove that I sent the checks they got them but put them in a different account. But when we had to do the probate court in 2023 they stopped my payments now they are using that.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Ohio on
Q: Can I publish new illustrations for a children's book that the copy right has ran out
James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 24, 2024

Yes, you can publish new illustrations for a children's book where the copyright has expired. When a book enters the public domain, it means that the copyright protection has ended, and the original content can be freely used by anyone. You are free to create and publish your own illustrations... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Ohio on
Q: Is THC-A hemp flower legal in ohio?

I see many stores in my area selling it and was wondering if it's fine to do. They have COAs showing it is under the legal limit of .3% delta-9 THC. I also see online companies like 3chi are able to sell and ship thca products to nearly every state.

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Ohio on
Q: I recently got 150$ fine for hitting a car in a parking lot. I want to know is it possible to cancel the ticket.

Can you let me know what will be the typical charges for a lawyer

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Ohio on
Q: Can a contact with no end date be void if they keep saying they will do it?

April 17 I paid in full for a painting service to paint my home. The contact said may 1 with the exception of a few rain days. It's now been 100days and they have never showed up. The contract did not have a end date and they keep giving every excuse why they haven't did the work. They... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio on
Q: What is the maximum supervised release federally for conspiracy to distri under 100g of heroine. What class conviction

I was a career offender (under 100 g of heroine( conspiracy to distribute) and was given 6 years supervised release on top of my sentence And it was my first time going to prison. Is 6 yrs excessive. Also what class felony is this conviction.(6th cir Northern Ohio.

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 21, 2024

The maximum term of supervised release for a federal conviction of conspiracy to distribute under 100 grams of heroin depends on various factors, including the specific details of your case and your criminal history. Generally, supervised release terms for drug offenses can range from 3 to 5 years,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Entertainment / Sports for Ohio on
Q: AI Music Making

There's this AI music making software called Suno. Suno's TOS states that anything made with their software are not permitted for commercial use (and Suno owns the song) unless it the song was made during a premium subscription.

From what I see, you can't own AI generated... View More

James L. Arrasmith
PREMIUM
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
answered on Jul 21, 2024

No, you cannot use the songs generated by Suno for commercial purposes without a premium subscription. According to Suno's terms of service, they retain ownership of any music created using their software unless it is made while you have an active premium subscription.

If you try to...
View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Ohio on
Q: Can I attend an eviction hearing if it wasn’t served under my name?

I am on the lease and I pay the rent but it was served under the other tenants name

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for Ohio on
Q: can I still get my dream job?

I currently have a felony charge that I have not been convicted of. I am doing intervention in leu of conviction. It is a f5 possession of meth. Also if it helps I do live in ohio. I want to go back to school to become a certified medical assistant. Will this disqualify me from doing so? Should I... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Education Law for Ohio on
Q: Can I still get my dream job?

I currently have a felony charge that I have not been convicted of. I am doing intervention in leu of conviction. It is a f5 possession of meth. Also if it helps I do live in ohio. I want to go back to school to become a certified medical assistant. Will this disqualify me from doing so? Should I... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Ohio on
Q: I'm a new father and pay my child support but the mother of the child won't allow regular visitation.

She has moved another man in who is playing daddy and they are shutting me out. I want regular visitation or 50 50 custody but can't afford a lawyer. Please help me.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Ohio on
Q: Is this considered work retaliation?

This is about retaliation. We had to leave work for about a week because of a family issue that turned into a funeral. We informed both managers that we were coming back. We have been trying to get in touch with our employer about when he is going to pay us, he kept telling us we would get paid... View More

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.