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Rights Lost Upon Felony Conviction in Ohio

When a person is found or pleads guilty to a felony crime in the state of Ohio, they will lose certain rights under the law. The Ohio Revised Code states that anyone convicted of a felony will automatically not be allowed to sign or be…

November 21, 2016 Read More

An Explanation of Goddard’s Law

Ohio has taken a harsher stance when it comes to cruelty to household pets. Goddard’s Law is the informal name for Ohio House Bill 60, as reported by the Sandusky Register. The focus of this law is to increase punishment for abuse to animals, specifically…

November 16, 2016 Read More

Cyberbullying: How School Systems Are Fighting the Problem

Cyberbullying issues have become a major focus of Ohio schools and lawmakers. CNN reported that there is an increasing number of stories about school-aged children taking their own lives due to bullying in a school setting. Because of the internet, the ability to harass and…

November 9, 2016 Read More

Cyberbullying: Ohio Laws

It is essential to understand Ohio’s cyberbullying laws to truly grasp what the issue involves. These laws offer definitions and explanations to help people comprehend exactly what cyberbullying is and how it occurs. Having this knowledge better enables a person to avoid cyberbullying situations. Within…

October 27, 2016 Read More

Cyberbullying: Bullying vs. Name Calling

Understanding the difference between bullying and name calling involves learning more about each and understanding their basic definitions. Ohio Legal Services explains that the state law specifically defines bullying as harassing or intimidating another person. Additionally, there is cyberbullying, which involves using electronic devices to…

October 18, 2016 Read More

Problems With Sentencing for White Collar Crimes

Federal guidelines exist for how those convicted of activities like insider trading, financial fraud or racketeering in Ohio are to be penalized. The standard rule, according to The New York Times, is that the sentence for a white collar crime is determined based on how…

October 13, 2016 Read More

Statutory Rape Charges in Ohio

Dan Margolis has nearly 20 years of legal experience, has handled thousands of cases, and always puts clients first. If you have been accused of or charged with statutory rape in Ohio, schedule a FREE consultation with attorney Dan Margolis by calling (216) 533-9533 today….

October 5, 2016 Read More

Gun Ownership for Those With a Felony

The Ohio Revised Code sets specific rules about gun ownership for those who have been convicted of a felony crime. The specific language is found in Ohio Revised Code 2923.13 and is based upon the specific charges. Violating this law is a third degree felony…

September 29, 2016 Read More

Getting Medical Marijuana Legally Still Illegal, Despite New Law

Earlier this month, the use of medical marijuana for specified medical conditions became legal in Ohio. According to Fox News, however, the new law was expedited through the Ohio legislature, so it was not as comprehensive as expected and many details were left out. This…

September 21, 2016 Read More

What Are Phishing Scams?

The internet offers many money-making opportunities but if you violate any laws in the process, then you could find yourself charged with a serious crime here in Ohio. One of these offenses is a form of internet fraud known as phishing. To avoid any run-ins…

September 15, 2016 Read More
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