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Being charged with most crimes in Ohio can result in harsh jail or prison sentences, hefty fines, years of probation, and a criminal record which can significantly affect your ability to secure employment, rent an apartment, or receive financial assistance.
If you have been charged with a crime in Lorain County or surrounding areas, contact an experienced Lorain County criminal lawyer who can evaluate the charges against you and determine what legal defenses might apply to your situation. A qualified criminal defense attorney can advocate for you.
Ohio recognizes many types of criminal offenses. Some of the most common types of criminal charges include assault, theft, and operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI).
Ohio recognizes four assault charges. According to R.C. 2903.11-.14, these consist of:
According to R.C. 2913.02, Ohio classifies theft offenses as larceny and defines them as the
unlawful taking of property (or services) belonging to someone else with the intent to permanently
deprive the person of that property.
Charges and penalties in cases of theft are often based on the amount and type of property stolen.
Impairment for operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) is inferred when someone’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level is 0.08% or higher or contains a certain percentage of illegal drugs. The implied consent laws provide law enforcement with a blood, breath, or urine test to determine BAC levels under Ohio law. All persons arrested for OVI have the right to refuse the test. However, anyone who refuses will lose their license. This license suspension may be challenged by a Lorain County criminal lawyer and driving privileges may be obtained.
Every criminal charge can be different, regardless of whether it is one of those listed above or the
possession and sale of drugs, murder, and manslaughter, sexual assault, and abuse, or anything else. The bottom line is important to identify all the legal defenses to a crime – and that is where a Lorain County criminal lawyer can help most.
If you have been charged with a crime in Ohio, contact an experienced Lorain County criminal lawyer who can look at all the charges against you and advise you as to all your legal options going forward.
The consequences of a criminal conviction are simply too steep to face alone. Your future is important and a conviction can change your life forever. Find out how a criminal attorney can help you today.
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Will is an experienced professional. He did his homework on my case and got me the exact deal I hoped for. He kept everything real simple with me so I could clearly understand all the in and outs of the trail and I never felt out of the loop with everything.
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I have witnessed firsthand Will’s AGGRESSIVE and THOROUGH representation of his clients. He is passionate and caring about his clients and their cases. I have referred several cases to him and always get 100% positive feedback. He recently represented a close family member with a complex case that he got dismissed! He will not only represent you to the fullest extent, he will educate you and make sure you are fully aware of what is going on. He doesn’t settle, he demands results! Highly recommend this lawyer!
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