About this Blog

This Blog contains information on a wide variety of topics related to crimnal law.  If you have additional questions please call (216)-264-6295.

Can I go to College if I have a Criminal Record?

Yes you can but you may have some restrictions.

Can I Get My Juvenile Record Sealed and Expunged?

Most offenses that are committed as a juvenile are eligible to be sealed and expunged.

Waiting Periods for Sealing and Expunging Records

It depends on the level of the crime and how many you have.

Underage DUI/OVI Offenses

If you or your child has been charged with an Underage OVI you need to consult an experienced attorney.

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First Offense DUI/OVI Penalties

Even for a first offense OVI there are pretty steep penalties.

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How is your Insurance affected by being convicted of a DUI/OVI?

If you are convicted of an OVI/DUI your auto insurance premiums are going to increase.

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What Factors affect my BAC?

Clients often tell me that they cannot believe how high they blew.  While there are certain arguments that I can make challenging the accuracy of the breathalyzer, you should be aware of certain factors that will affect your BAC. 

Categories: OVI

OVI Consequences for Commercial Drivers

If you have a commercial driver’s license (“CDL”) and are charged with DUI/OVI in Ohio, the consequences are severe.  Not only are you subjected to the same penalties as non-commercial drivers, but there are additional penalties for your CDL as well.  


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Explaining the Administrative License Suspension and Ways to Avoid it.

A lot of my clients are often confused by the Administrative License Suspension (“ALS”). 

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If I am charged with an OVI, Will I be forced to put "Party Plates" on my Car?

If you are convicted of an OVI in Ohio, yellow “Party Plates ” are required in certain circumstances

Categories: OVI