Drug Possession

When you left home, you never thought you might be arrested for drug possession. However, that is just what happened. You and your friends were enjoying the evening when you were stopped and searched by police officers. The next thing you heard was, “You have the right to remain silent.” Panic sets in, and you… Read more

If you are charged in Columbus with possession of drugs that belonged to a friend or someone else in your car or home, then you should promptly contact an experienced Columbus criminal attorney to represent you. In Central Ohio it is common for a person to be charged with possession of drugs that actually belonged… Read more

In Columbus, when can a person receive treatment through Ohio’s intervention in lieu of conviction statute? Ohio’s intervention in lieu of conviction statute (R.C. 2951.041) allows a person to apply for treatment instead of prosecution when their criminal behavior was triggered by alcohol or drug use, mental health issues, or intellectual disabilities.  Under this statute… Read more

In Ohio, a person is prohibited from knowingly obtaining, possessing, or using a controlled substance.  A controlled substance includes marijuana.  Our Columbus criminal defense attorneys have successfully defended numerous cases where our clients have been charged with the possession of marijuana, and have obtained dismissals and not guilty verdicts in many of those cases.  However… Read more