Defense Rights During Trial

Due Process essentially is the rights afforded to private citizens in protecting them from erroneous or unsupportable attempts to “deprive them of life, liberty, and happiness”. Through legal precedents, the rights afforded citizens regarding the federal government in the Bill of Rights has been extended to protect citizens from state governments as well. The most […]

By |September 17th, 2019|Drug, DUI-OVI|0 Comments

Before You Plead Guilty Read This

Before you decide to plead guilty, consider:

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN ATTORNEYIf you are considering the guilty plea because you don’t know how to fight the charges, you don’t have to – you have the right to the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio and it is his job to help you fight. Under […]

Scott Rubenstein: The Best and Most Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio

Should you hire a criminal defense attorney? The obvious downside is the potential costs and fees associated with hiring a lawyer. However, in many cases, the fee of a good criminal defense attorney is minimal compared to the life-altering costs that can result from not having the best possible defense.

1. Scott Rubenstein Understands the […]

Plea Bargaining

Being involved in any criminal prosecution is scary.  It’s important to make smart decisions because the consequences can be far-reaching and hard to overcome. Contact an experienced criminal defense attorney that will have only your best interests and can advise you as to whether you should take a plea bargain if you are given the option, or not.

A […]

Underage Drinking in Ohio

It’s Summertime and the “livin’ is easy”. Underage college students are home and are probably having a beer or two with their friends. If under 18 and in the possession of or found purchasing alcohol, they could face up to $250 fine and/or up to 30 days in jail. Age 18-21 the fine could […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Drug, DUI-OVI|0 Comments

It’s Your Right to Call A Lawyer

“I don’t want to answer any questions until I contact my lawyer” can be scary to say if an officer is pointing a flashlight at you, but that is exactly what is the best thing to say if you are pulled over, arrested or are in any other accusatory situation. This is your right […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Drug, DUI-OVI|0 Comments

Your Social Media Post Could Lead to an OUI Conviction

Are you reporting your daily life on social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat or Instagram? Did you know that a post you may make could lead to your arrest and/or conviction for driving under the influence?

How? Most people post when they are out having fun. A tweet holding a martini in a […]

Not Guilty Plea

Make no mistake; an OVI charge will cost money, as well as a suspension of your driver’s license.  Insurance rates will go up and your entire educational and/or professional future could hinge on the outcome at trial. An experienced criminal defense attorney needs to handle an OVI case, to file motions, gather evidence and then examine it, […]

By |April 18th, 2019|Drug, DUI-OVI|0 Comments

Under 21 OUI in Ohio

Although the alcohol limit is different for people under age 21, the investigation of an OUI/OVUAC is the same. When law enforcement encounters an underage driver, they look for clues 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 […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Drug, DUI-OVI|0 Comments

Misdemeanors in Ohio

Misdemeanors are less serious charges than felonies. Many criminal offenses and almost all traffic offenses are classified as misdemeanors under Ohio law. Misdemeanors are categorized by degree, with a first-degree misdemeanor being most serious and minor misdemeanors being the least.

In spite of the fact that these charges are considered less serious, they still can […]