Underage drinking is a serious crime in Ohio. The state generally prohibits anyone under the age of 21 from possessing or consuming alcohol. If you are under the age of 21 and possess or consume alcohol, it is a first-degree misdemeanor offense. The maximum sentence is a $1,000 fine and six months in jail. Though […]
The very moment you are arrested on suspicion of a crime is the very moment you need legal counsel. Time is of the essence. Secure the services of an attorney who will guide you through the process while protecting your rights. Every case is defendable and an arrest does not mean a conviction. There are […]
Unfortunately, mistakes happen and people don’t think they have had too much to drink and get behind the wheel and drive. Only later do they realize the alcohol is affecting them more than they thought. Instead of pulling over and figuring out how to get home, they keep driving. What happens if they come to […]
DUIs, also known as OVIs, are serious charges in Ohio. Whether it’s your first OVI or you’ve already been arrested for drinking and driving in Ohio, you face serious penalties if convicted, including mandatory jail time. Because of the severity of DUI related crimes and their consequences, it’s vital for you to take any of […]
While most law enforcement officers try to do the right thing when checking for impaired driving, they are prone to bias and mistakes that, left unchecked, could devastate your future.
Scott Rubenstein can help defend you through many different methods:
Law Enforcement did not have a reason to pull you over in the first place.
Most people believe that if when they are arrested and not “read their rights,” they will not be punished. This is not completely true in Ohio. But if the police don’t read you your Miranda rights, the prosecutor can’t use what you say as evidence against you at trial. The purpose of the Miranda warning […]