Well, you can talk to the prosecutor about it. Occasionally they decide not to move forward with a case based on new info or an uncooperative victim. In this case it would help A LOT if you could show them you found the phone. If you don’t have it, they probably aren’t going to believe you...Read more »
My record was also sealed my lawyer had done. Could it not been sent to federal government database? Theres nothing of me in the system my lawyer had clerk of courts run me an theres nothing in the system of me in ohio
Some employers are exempt from the record sealing laws and can see a sealed record. Adult records are never truly destroyed. The basic rule of thumb is that any employer who will put the physical safety of living human beings in your hands is exempt: hospitals, schools, law enforcement, day and...Read more »
Yes, the State can and probably will proceed to prosecute. The question of whether or not the confession comes into evidence will be decided by a motion to suppress it. If it does come in, and it probably will, then the defense is free to argue to the jury that it is unreliable but how much weight...Read more »
If she forged his signature you will need to 1) report the fraud to the police and 2) file a declaratory judgment action against her to unwind the transaction. Quit claim deeds in Ohio also must be notarized, so find the notary and bring a claim against them as well for fraudulently notarizing the...Read more »
The search warrant affidavit is almost certainly marked counsel only. The defendant's lawyer can share the contents of it with the defendant but cannot actually give the defendant a copy. The defendant should ask to speak with his or her attorney regarding the contents of the affidavit.
Most court websites have docket search features which allow you to search for cases by party name. The federal courts have a service called PACER which allows you to do so for all federal courts as well.
You are permitted to use proportionate force to defend yourself. It all comes down to reasonableness. Is it reasonable to shoot a person for slapping you in the face? No. That's not self-defense. Does it matter if your attacker has an injury like you say? Yes, to some extent that will inform...Read more »
He does it all day all night. Has MM card so police won't do anything. But in Ohio it's against law to smoke MM or burn it. We talked to him he said he will do whatever he wants. It makes my grandkids sick too. What do we do
Have you spoken to the landlord? Drug use is a reason a tenant can be evicted and landlords generally do not like it because they can actually be criminally liable for permitting drug abuse once it is brought to their attention.
I asked my attorney to file a motion for a suppression hearing before the deadline for Pretrial motions. I realized after the deadline that the motion was never filed. When I asked my attorney why it was not filed I was told he was under the impression I wanted to take a plea deal which I never... Read more »
PV WARRANT DISMISSAL - MOTION AND ENTRY TERMINATING COMMUNITY CONTROL SANCTIONS - AGE OF WARRANT This matter is before the Court on oral motion of Community Control to terminate the previously imposed sanction of community control. Court finds the Offender has not absconded or otherwise absents... Read more »
Senate Bill 215 enacted 6/13/22 allows for "permitless" ccw. There are restrictions and I advise you to research under ORC 2923.12 to make sure you qualify. Your issue may fall under the civil liability section if someone questioned you. There are also restrictions on the types of...Read more »
I don’t know what it means to “be on colors” in Kentucky, and I am not an attorney in Ohio, however cannabis possession in Ohio is unlawful whether in public or your home—possession of under 100 grams remains a misdemeanor. See, generally, https://norml.org/laws/ohio-penalties-2/
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. By now, you may have already done so, but this is something to be discussed with a defense attorney. In terms of the personal injury element of breaking your leg, if it was related to the reckless driving charge and...Read more »
Generally, in these cases, I advise my clients to call the local police for the area where the condo is located (for example, Strongsville PD or Cleveland PD 2nd District). Tell them that you want to get some stuff out of the house. They'll dispatch officers who will knock on the door, ask...Read more »
It sounds like the case is still in the pre trial phase so an appeal would be untimely. The basic timeline is arraignment, pre-trials (discovery and negotiations), either plea or trial, sentencing, and then appeal.
Found delinquent at 15 in Ohio for domestic violence due to an altercation with my brother. Will this prevent me from being able to apply for a Concealed Carry (CCW) license? Is this something that is ever expunged, being a juvenile record and occurring 16 years ago?
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