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Can You Go to Canada with a DUI?

Can You Go to Canada with a DUI?

Traveling to new places can be an exciting adventure, but knowing how legal issues can affect your plans is important. One common question many people have is whether a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) conviction in their history can prevent them from entering Canada. Let’s break down what you need to know. If your need to enter Canada is urgent and you don’t qualify for Criminal Rehabilitation, an experienced DUI lawyer in Sandusky can assist…

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What Is a Domestic Violence Enhancer?

What Is a Domestic Violence Enhancer?

Domestic violence is a critical issue that affects countless individuals and families. Intimate partners physically abuse nearly 20 people per minute on average. This equates to more than ten million women and men per year. One in four women and one in nine men experience severe physical violence, sexual violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Intimate partners have stalked 19.3 million women and 5.1 million men in their lifetime. The presence…

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Is Receiving Stolen Property Considered Theft?

Is Receiving Stolen Property Considered Theft?

Ohio Receiving Stolen Property Law Basics Even if you did not commit the theft or physically steal property from someone else, if you are charged with receiving stolen property, you may face the same penalties as the person who actually stole the property before giving it to you. Receiving stolen property is a theft crime under Ohio laws. The elements of the offense are explained in Chapter 2913 of the Ohio Revised Code, which concerns…

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What Is a Crime of Moral Turpitude?

What Is a Crime of Moral Turpitude?

First, What is Moral Turpitude in General? There is no statutory definition of crimes involving moral turpitude (CIMTs). Instead, the legal community has relied on case law and court decisions to characterize and create a moral turpitude meaning. So, generally, what is moral turpitude? Various acts can fall into this classification, including misdemeanors and felonies. Interestingly, although the phrase “crimes involving moral turpitude” is not clearly defined, a conviction for such an offense can have…

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