About Scott A. Rubenstein

The Cincinnati DUI Lawyer

“No-Knock” Warrants–What’s The Deal?

The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution and Article I, Section 14 of the Ohio Constitution protect citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. Searches and seizures conducted outside of the judicial process, without a warrant based on probable cause, are per se unreasonable, subject to several specific established exceptions. Included in the Fourth Amendment [...]

What’s Considered Probable Cause?

Attorney Scott A. Rubenstein In America, everyone is considered innocent until proven guilty. However, we can be arrested due to probably cause, a complicated and very involved concept. The Fourth Amendment provides that "no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause." What determines probably cause? Police Training: If law enforcement recognizes something going [...]

Marijuana and Teens

Part of being a teen is pushing the limits of life.  Testing the boundaries is a rite of passage, it's all part of growing up. Mistakes are made all the time as they try to keep up with the crowd. Smoking pot is one of the thrills that teens will try and experiment with that [...]

Police Knocking At Your Door

Ever have the police knocking at your door?  Pretty scary, innocent of any crime or not. Everyone needs to be prepared for this situation, should it happen at your home. You have an obligation to understand your rights and make informed decisions when dealing with the law.  The best criminal defense attorney will tell you [...]

DUI – Innocent Until Proven Guilty

If you are charged with a DUI in Ohio, you will need an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend you in court. The charge is complicated and involves many circumstances from your blood chemistry to the equipment that law enforcement used to recover your BAC level, to procedures they used when they pulled you over. [...]

DUI Traffic Stop

Basically, a person with any amount of alcohol in their system is a candidate for a drunk driving citation and if there is an accident, would be 100% at fault and responsible no matter who caused it.  No one is protected from being labeled a drunken driver.  And, no matter how little you drink, the [...]

If You Are Approached By Law Enforcement

What if you are hanging outside of your home, or in a public place, or even just walking down the street, when law enforcement approaches you and begin asking questions. As a criminal defense attorney in Ohio, I have seen people get in trouble for simply not knowing their rights when this happens. Police do [...]

DWI Arrests Expected in Ohio Tonight

Bars and homes are packed around the country today for the Super Bowl. Parties are going on and media analysts have predicted the biggest and best viewing audience ever. Law enforcement is out and are expecting to pick up drunk drivers tonight. Every year, DWI arrests increase on Super Bowl Sunday and is often one of [...]

Beat The Breathalyzer in Ohio

How can you beat the breathalyzer test ?  By hiring the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio.   I say it again and again; DON'T take any tests if you have been pulled over by law enforcement EVEN if you have only had one drink.  Actually, EVEN if you haven't had a drink at all. [...]

Caught With Marijuana

First time caught with marijuana and scared about what might happen? Of course, anytime there is a potential for prison time is frightening. Being caught with marijuana is fairly common in Ohio but it is a controlled substance with a very low risk of dependency so Ohio treats it accordingly. The best thing to do [...]

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