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7 Things You Should Know About Receiving Stolen Property

7 Things You Should Know About Receiving Stolen Property

1. Receiving Stolen Property Definition Receiving stolen property is a criminal offense so long as you knew the property in your possession was stolen or you had reason to know of its origin. Receiving stolen property, though, is more than mere possession. The elements or what the District Attorney must prove beyond a reasonable doubt to convict you…

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What Happens To A First-Time Theft Offender In Ohio

What Happens To A First-Time Theft Offender In Ohio?

This simple mistake can create serious problems for you, both immediate and in the future, including jail time, probation, fines and can impact your current or future employment. While you may have made a mistake, you are not without options. Options for First-Time Theft Offenders in Ohio If your theft charge is the first offense you have been…

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Theft in Ohio – What You Should Know

Theft in Ohio – What You Should Know

What is Theft in Ohio? Theft under Ohio law is the taking of another person’s property with the purpose to deprive the owner of the property. This can occur in a variety of ways, such as removing the property without the owner’s consent, using the property beyond the scope of the owner’s consent, or by…

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All Assault Laws & Penalties

All Assault Laws & Penalties

Simple Assault – Laws & Penalties Assault, also referred to as simple assault, is considered a misdemeanor in most circumstances. Assault can be committed by: Knowingly causing or attempting to cause physical harm to another or to another’s unborn. Recklessly causing serious physical harm to another or to another’s unborn. Does this mean I can be charged with assault…

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Defend Yourself Against Assault And Domestic Violence Charges

Defend Yourself Against Assault And Domestic Violence Charges

Many of our clients are surprised to find themselves charged with assault, or alarmed to learn of the serious consequences they face. You need to know your rights if you have been arrested or investigated for assault or domestic violence. You need an attorney who can leverage your rights to protect your freedom and your future. Assault does not…

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How Do I Drop Assault Charges

How Do I Drop Assault Charges?

Were the police called, and now you wish you could take it back? Are you trying to find out if can assault charges be dropped? Dropping assault charges is difficult. Calling the police to ask that the charges be dropped doesn’t usually work. Often the prosecutor won’t return your calls. In most assault cases, your best option…

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5 Things Not To Do When Facing An Assault Charge

5 Things Not To Do When Facing An Assault Charge

You didn’t intend to get involved in a fist fight when you stepped out for a night with your friends, but one thing led to another and you ended up getting pulled into a violent incident with a perfect stranger and the police got involved. Now, you’re facing multiple assault charges for the first time…

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5 Things To Know About Open Carry In Ohio

5 Things To Know About Open Carry In Ohio

Ohio is a traditional open carry state, which means people who legally own firearms may carry them in public places, unless there is a specific prohibition against them. “Open carry” means the firearm is visible to the naked eye and not concealed. Though open carrying is legal in Ohio, often the sight of a gun…

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3 Things You Need to Know About Ohio Gun Laws

3 Things You Need to Know About Ohio Gun Laws

Ohio law acknowledges the right to bear arms, but there are some regulations regarding the possession, use, and sale of firearms and ammunition. While federal law provides restrictions on gun transactions and ownership, Ohio law is mostly concerned with the transportation and carrying of guns. Here’s what you need to know about Ohio gun laws:…

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What You Should Know about Ohio Firearm Owner Rights and Responsibilities

What You Should Know about Ohio Firearm Owner Rights and Responsibilities

Q: Can a person under 21 years of age possess a handgun in Ohio? A: Yes. It is not a crime for a person under 21 years of age to possess a firearm. However, it is a crime for another person to “furnish” a firearm to a person under 21 years of age, except for…

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