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Do I need a criminal defense lawyer if my license has been revoked?

First, we need to establish the difference between a license suspension and revocation. A suspension is the loss of driving privileges for a limited period of time. A revocation is the loss of driving privileges permanently. Nevertheless, it is possible to have a revoked license reinstated. In Ohio, your license may be suspended or revoked for a variety of reasons including: Being convicted of vehicular homicide Being convicted of Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol Refusal to take

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What is a contract, and does my business need one?

As a business owner, you need to protect yourself and your company. A contract is one way to do this. A contract is an agreement between two or more people or entities. Does your business need one? Businesses always need contracts at one time or another. If you’ve started a business, you likely already have several contracts in place. Did you need insurance for your building or office space? There is an agreement in place between you and your insurance

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What Custody Arrangement Gives Me the Most (or Least) Child Support?

In Ohio, there are two different types of custody: sole legal custody and shared custody, known as shared parenting. The custody designation determines who is entitled to make decisions for the child such as health care, education, and religious decisions. With sole custody, only one parent makes those decisions. In shared parenting, however, one or both of the parents can have decision-making authority depending on the specific details on the parties’ shared parenting plan. In both cases, what usually matters

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Should I hire a lawyer if I have been charged with a drug offense?

Being charged with any drug offense is a matter that you should take seriously. The consequences of a drug conviction can include jail, prison time, or probation. Additionally, you may be subject to expensive fines, testing, or even court-ordered counseling. All of which can get very expensive. Oftentimes one incident results in charges for multiple violations. However, even if the charge is a simple misdemeanor possession charge, the consequences of a conviction on your record can haunt you for many

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What should I do if my ex-spouse isn’t following our parenting agreement?

It is an unfortunate reality that adults can have a hard time setting aside their personal differences and hurt feelings in the better interest of their children. Parenting is difficult under the best circumstances, having a bitter relationship with a co-parent can compound those difficulties. Parenting disputes can lead to power struggles the consequences of which can leave lasting and damaging effects. Some examples of non-compliance with a parenting plan include: Denying or failing to keep visitation times and terms

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What Does Deposition Mean?

A deposition is a legal, formal question-and-answer session that occurs outside of a courtroom. It is similar to any other testimony given by a witness during a trial or other proceeding in that both sides of the case get to ask questions and responses are given under oath and the deposition is recorded. Giving a deposition does not mean you won’t be called to testify during trial proceedings later on. Then why have a deposition in the first place? There

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Do I need a criminal defense lawyer if my license has been revoked?

First, we need to establish the difference between a license suspension and revocation. A suspension is the loss of driving privileges for a limited period of time. A revocation is the loss of driving privileges permanently. Nevertheless, it is possible to have a revoked license reinstated. In Ohio, your license may be suspended or revoked for a variety of reasons including: Being convicted of vehicular homicide Being convicted of Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol Refusal

Read More »

What is a contract, and does my business need one?

As a business owner, you need to protect yourself and your company. A contract is one way to do this. A contract is an agreement between two or more people or entities. Does your business need one? Businesses always need contracts at one time or another. If you’ve started a business, you likely already have several contracts in place. Did you need insurance for your building or office space? There is an agreement in place between you and

Read More »

What Custody Arrangement Gives Me the Most (or Least) Child Support?

In Ohio, there are two different types of custody: sole legal custody and shared custody, known as shared parenting. The custody designation determines who is entitled to make decisions for the child such as health care, education, and religious decisions. With sole custody, only one parent makes those decisions. In shared parenting, however, one or both of the parents can have decision-making authority depending on the specific details on the parties’ shared parenting plan. In both cases, what

Read More »

Should I hire a lawyer if I have been charged with a drug offense?

Being charged with any drug offense is a matter that you should take seriously. The consequences of a drug conviction can include jail, prison time, or probation. Additionally, you may be subject to expensive fines, testing, or even court-ordered counseling. All of which can get very expensive. Oftentimes one incident results in charges for multiple violations. However, even if the charge is a simple misdemeanor possession charge, the consequences of a conviction on your record can haunt you

Read More »

What should I do if my ex-spouse isn’t following our parenting agreement?

It is an unfortunate reality that adults can have a hard time setting aside their personal differences and hurt feelings in the better interest of their children. Parenting is difficult under the best circumstances, having a bitter relationship with a co-parent can compound those difficulties. Parenting disputes can lead to power struggles the consequences of which can leave lasting and damaging effects. Some examples of non-compliance with a parenting plan include: Denying or failing to keep visitation times

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