About Scott A. Rubenstein

The Cincinnati DUI Lawyer

Drunk Driving Defense

The best criminal defense attorney knows that there are many drunk driving defenses and you don't need to plead guilty to a DUI, DWI, or OUI and that charges can be reduced, dismissed or even acquitted.  Although this is a serious defense, mistakes happen and with a good attorney by your side you will be [...]

New Year’s Week Brings Celebrating In Ohio and Kentucky

Happy New Year from Cincinnati!  This is a big week for celebrating and law enforcement is watching and waiting for any traffic infractions to pull you over. Remember, even if you only have a couple drinks,  you can be arrested for a DUI. As a criminal defense attorney, I have seen people arrested after one [...]

The Importance of a Criminal Defense Attorney

You will need the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio if you have been charged with a crime. You need one that has the experience and knows the way around the criminal courts and will be able to face and offset the efforts of an aggressive prosecutor whose only concern is to convict you. A [...]

Shipping Marijuana For The Holidays?

Have a friend in Colorado that you want to send you some marijuana?  You may want to think twice. The rate of intercepted shipments containing pot has risen 20% in the past year with over 2500 arrests and indictments. There are many creative ways to package and ship marijuana, but law enforcement has caught on [...]

Holiday Company Parties, Cocktails and DUIs

It's that time of year again - when employers are putting together parties to celebrate the holidays with their employees.  They are usually big events with food, drink and fun. Everyone wants to have fun, let loose and forget about the day to day work but companies need to remember that they can be held [...]

Beware of Supplying Booze to Minors

It is illegal in Ohio to supply alcohol to a minor, EXCEPT: Under the supervision of a parent, adult spouse, or legal guardian Under a physician's order During a religious participation As the holiday season approaches, underage kids come back home from college, and expect to enjoy spirits with their friends from high school in [...]

Educate Yourself – Know Your Rights

You are taken into custody when you are arrested.  You are not free to leave. There are times, however, you aren't arrested, but you are detained or held for questioning for a short time if law enforcement has reason to believe you might be involved in a crime. Either way, you have rights and you [...]

7 Points To Help You At A Traffic Stop

A DUI is a serious offense and can have a major impact on your life for years to come if you are convicted. You need to know the best way to behave and what you should do when you are pulled over because it can help to lower your chances of a conviction.  Often just [...]

College / House Party and Police Show Up

As a criminal defense attorney, entirely too often, I have students call me who surrendered their 4th and 5th Amendment rights to law enforcement. If you are approached by law enforcement, and you are at a party, you need to know your rights and responsibilities. If you are a college student and are drinking under age [...]

Arrested for a DUI/DWI/OVI – Sabotaging Your Defense

It happens all the time.  The criminal defense attorney works in your best interest advocating for you and within minutes, the entire defense can be destroyed.  How? Social Media.  Getting online and begin the conversation of your arrest by posting, boasting and bragging about the DWI, DUI, OVI charges.   There is NO privacy online, no matter [...]

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