Best Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio

You have been arrested. You have a pending criminal case. Your life is turned upside down and you will want the very best criminal defense attorney.   Now you are faced with the decision of whom to hire to represent you. Facing criminal charges isn’t the same as trying to fight a traffic ticket. Don’t try [...]

Not Guilty

Too often people make the mistake of pleading guilty for a criminal or traffic charge. Don't do it. The criminal justice system is designed for you to plead “Not Guilty.” In America you are considered innocent until the prosecutor can prove you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The best criminal defense attorney  can help you. Even the most [...]

Miranda Rights in Ohio

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights [...]

Underage Drinking and Driving

Although the alcohol limit is different for people under age 21, the investigation of a DUI/OVUAC is the same. When law enforcement encounters an underage driver, clues are looked for that show the driver might be under the influence. If observed, the officer can administer a field sobriety test. Everyone has rights, however, and before [...]

Charged With Reckless Driving in Ohio

The technical title of reckless driving in Ohio is “operation in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property".  The law states that you cannot operate your vehicle in such a manner or you will face criminal charges.  Violation of the statute for a first offense is usually charged as a minor [...]

Best Criminal Defense Attorney

Your life is turned upside down when you are charged with a criminal misdemeanor or felony charge and you will want the very best criminal defense attorney.  Facing criminal charges isn’t the same as trying to fight a traffic ticket. Don't try to do it alone and don't settle for any attorney. You need a criminal attorney [...]

Have You Been Falsely Accused of a Crime?

Attorney Scott A. Rubenstein Being wrongly accused of a crime, or worse, wrongly charged of a crime and put into jail is scary and happens more often than you think. Witnesses identify the wrong person all the time. If you find yourself or a loved one in a situation such as this, the [...]

DUI Checkpoints and Your Rights

If you are out in Ohio this weekend and come to a DUI checkpoint; don't panic. As a criminal defense attorney in Ohio, I have seen clients who were nervous end up incriminating themselves.  If you can, without committing a traffic violation, turn around - but ONLY if it can be done safely and not [...]

Choosing A Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal defense attorneys defend the rights of all sorts of people, from drug dealers to murderers. Often the general public views them with disparagement, but defense attorneys have an important role. It is the right of every American to have a fair trial, and it is the defense attorney's responsibility to see that it happens.  Per the [...]

DUI & Social Media, The New Informant

Social Media has become a prevalent part of our lives. Tweeting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, YouTubing and updating your status on Facebook are just some of  our daily routines and unfortunately leads to incredible amounts of over-sharing of personal information which more often than not becomes evidence in criminal investigations. As a criminal defense attorney in Ohio, I can tell [...]

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