He's going through trial & the state took over will I get charged if I come forward to tell my side of the story
answered on Mar 19, 2023
If you were involved in the incident that led to your brother's arrest, there is a possibility that you could be charged as well, depending on the circumstances of the case and the evidence available to the prosecution.
However, if you did not actually commit the assault and did not... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2023
Although I practice in Ohio typically the terms and conditions of pretrial supervision and probation any jurisdiction expressly prohibit the use of drugs and alcohol. You are also many times required to submit to random urine screens while you are under pretrial supervision. A violation of these... Read more »
They are a BWC drug free workplace but I was 10-99 and not even an employee. I never took a pre or post drug test. Is this legal?
answered on Mar 16, 2023
Yes. Even if you were an employee, Ohio allows for termination of employees who use medical marijuana.
With the passing of Ohio's Constitutional Carry law, as of July 13, 2022 Ohio citizens without a CCW permit can legally carry a loaded firearm on their person while in their vehicle, but not in a school zone. If you live near or drive through a school zone on a public road (where you must slow... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Ohio law prohibits carrying a firearm in a school safety zone, which includes the area within 1,000 feet of the school grounds. This applies to both open and concealed carry, regardless of whether you have a CCW permit or not.
Therefore, if you are driving through a school safety zone, you... Read more »
My ex posted an indirect threatening tiktok about shooting ur ex and recently posted a tiktok exposing my full name. Is there anything I can do seeing I don’t feel safe for me or my child now
answered on Feb 16, 2023
You can file for a temporary protective order stating that you are being threatened and fear for your well being from social media posts. Print them out, head to the courthouse.
answered on Feb 6, 2023
Yes. Whether or not she has any custodial rights over you, your father can certainly open your mail. He can then delegate that right to your step mom, so she can also open it without permission.
answered on Jan 1, 2023
Yes. Anyone charged with a crime that posts bail will be released regardless of co-defendants ability to post bail.
answered on Nov 17, 2022
Warrants are usually obtained in these situations, yes. But whether they are legally required is a fact specific inquiry because only certain people can assert a legitimate privacy interest in a parcel. If you have been charged with an offense, you should hire an attorney to investigate all the... Read more »
They issued a warrant but told him over the phone he just needs to come to the court to receive the indictment and set a court date and he won't be arrested at that time, is this true or a trick? Also, what should he do concerning going forward with the charge/indictment? The case was closed,... Read more »
answered on Nov 10, 2022
Your son should hire a local defense attorney and follow his or her advice. The statute of limitations on a felony charge is 6 years so while 2 seems like a long time, it is far from being precluded.
answered on Oct 24, 2022
These cases are fact specific because only certain people can claim a legitimate privacy interest in a package, but anticipatory search warrants are often obtained to place GPS devices into packages that are sent out for controlled delivery.
If a federal inmate is serving a 5 year min for non violent drug charges. Because of the new bill passing that felons can carry guns, would his level (points) go down which would make his mandatory minimum go down which could get him a lower sentence? (He has a weapons under disability felony. Time... Read more »
answered on Jun 28, 2022
There is no new bill passing allowing felons to carry guns, and even if there were, it is unlikely to impact your friend's case, which it sounds like has already been decided.
It happened in Ohio, but I live in Kansas now. There are also other witnesses to what happened to me. He also showed me C.P. as I was told by 2 key witnesses... This was my grandfather that did this to me
answered on Apr 19, 2022
Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 2305.111 (C) An action for assault or battery brought by a victim of childhood sexual abuse based on childhood sexual abuse, or an action brought by a victim of childhood sexual abuse asserting any claim resulting from childhood sexual abuse, shall be brought within... Read more »
They are serious drug charges and this is his 4th time around but that shouldn't matter, I'm thinking that's what Miranda rights are to be read is so people remember their rights.
answered on Mar 15, 2022
If a person isn't properly Mirandized, an attorney can argue to have any statements made during the questioning suppressed. That's not the same as a dismissal. If a person is on parole, they have a much less diminished expectation of privacy when it comes to searches. Finally, warrants... Read more »
the state is willing to run their time concurrent to the feds. how do we make sure he does his time in the feds
answered on Jan 29, 2022
The prisons will work this matter out. But it’s most likely he will do his federal time first in any state time will run concurrent with that. If he has additional state time after his federal time then he will go to state prison if not he will be straight released from federal prison.
I was just mad and angry. I would never hurt her. Gun was never pointed at her. What I did was wrong and I know that but I was never intending to use it on her at all.
answered on Jan 27, 2022
You need to get a lawyer. Depending on how they charge this it could be very serious and gun specifications carry mandatory prison time. Anytime you use a gun during the commission of an offense the risk of being sent to prison is pretty high.
The other day I went and made a withdrawal from Checksmart and the woman who did my transaction gave me $675 and then gave me a receipt with my transaction my old amount my transaction amount and my new balance. After that she gave me the $675 in cash and when I got home she called me and told me... Read more »
Facebook? Require a delivery fee of 2000.00 deposit via bitcoin atm and will give me a grant check, how do I check the validity
In Case No. 1:12-CR-043(5) in the Southern District of Ohio, a plea agreement was accepted that in exchange for a guilty plea to the above charge, the Government would take no position on sentencing. An initial sentence of 6 months incarceration was vacated by the Sixth Circuit when the Government... Read more »
answered on Jun 24, 2021
That is a disabling conviction, yes. And under the current state of things, a pardon would be it. There is a law providing for application to the ATF for relief, but congress has never funded processing of such applications.
But my lawyer dropped one if the charges down to a misdemeanor
answered on May 19, 2021
No, it will get worse when you’re an adult. Deal with it now as a juvenile.
answered on Apr 28, 2021
v2k could stand for a few different things. In order to provide a proper answer, can you rephrase the question?
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