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Vandalism Crimes in Ohio: A Deep Dive

Vandalism is an act of damage to property without the owner’s consent and can have serious consequences if caught. Ohio is no exception to this, with a history of vandalism-related crimes throughout the state. In

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DUI Defense

Drugged Driving: What You Need To Know

Drugged driving is a serious problem in Cleveland and across the country. It’s a crime that puts innocent people’s lives at risk, and it’s important for drivers to understand the laws, risks, and consequences associated

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What Is a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude?

No statutory definition of crimes involving moral turpitude (CIMTs) exists. Instead, the legal community has relied on case law and court decisions to characterize and identify CIMTs. Generally, they are considered offenses that shock the

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Will Your Criminal Case Go to Trial?

You have the constitutional right to a trial in a criminal case. A trial allows you, the defendant, to challenge the evidence against you and cross-examine witnesses. It protects the assumption that you are innocent

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Dos and Don’ts After Being Arrested

Being arrested can be a frightening experience. When emotions are high, it can be difficult to fully understand what’s happening. In some cases, it can cause a person to act out of character, which could

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Are Federal Sentencing Guidelines Mandatory?

The U.S. Sentencing Commission establishes the federal sentencing guidelines. The policies provide recommendations on the sentence ranges that can be imposed upon persons convicted of federal crimes. The terms of imprisonment are based on several

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