Columbus Police to Begin Restaurant Compliance Checks

/ News

Restaurants throughout Ohio began to open their doors for dine-in customers after lengthy shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Outside dining on restaurant patios began May 15, and inside dining followed closely on May 21. Before reopening to on-site and dine-in service, Ohio eateries had been limited to carryout and home delivery service only. The… Read more

Is Columbus, OH Safe?

/ Criminal Defense Topics

With over 850,000 residents, Columbus is the third-largest city in the Midwest. It’s definitely a boomtown. It’s also a popular destination for millions of travelers each year. When people either live in or visit cities as large as Columbus, questions about safety are just as widespread as interest in the Buckeyes football team. Why Do… Read more

Is it Illegal to Have Sex in a Car in Ohio?

/ Sex Crimes

When you think about having sex in a car, you may think about teenagers trying to find a little privacy. However, adults are also guilty of using a car to find a little privacy to engage in sexual relations with another person. Before you and your partner decide it might be exciting to have sex… Read more

Ohio Proposes New Felony Offense – Abortion Murder

/ Murder

Lawmakers in Ohio want to charge women with murder if they have an abortion. Under a newly proposed law, a woman could potentially face up to 15 years in an Ohio state prison for terminating a pregnancy. Doctors who perform abortions could also face charges for murder. The bill marks one of the most aggressive… Read more

Does Ohio Have a Felony Murder Rule?

/ Murder

In most states, you can face criminal charges for murder if, while committing or attempting to commit a felony, someone dies. This is called felony murder. It doesn’t matter whether the felony was successful or if the death was entirely accidental. The fact that someone died while you were attempting to commit a felony offense… Read more

Could Ohio Go Into Martial Law Due To Coronavirus?

/ Ohio Law

Ohioans have been under a Stay At Home order since March 23, 2020. The initial Stay At Home order expired on April 6, 2020. However, a new Stay At Home order in Ohio was issued on April 7, 2020, and continues through May 1, 2020. The chances of martial law being initiated in Ohio are… Read more

What Are Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude?

/ Criminal Defense Topics

In some cases, a criminal conviction can have consequences beyond fines, imprisonment, or other criminal penalties. Civil penalties may also apply. An individual injured during the commission of a crime might obtain a monetary judgment against the criminal in civil court. However, some criminal convictions involving crimes of moral turpitude can result in the loss… Read more