Whether you have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony offense, a permanent criminal record can make it difficult to move on with your life. Law enforcement and the prosecution have already begun building a case against you if you have been arrested. It is essential that you contact an aggressive criminal defense attorney to take prompt action […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
In order for incriminating evidence to be admissible at trial, the police must provide a suspect with the Miranda warnings prior to obtaining any evidence. In 1966, the Supreme Court found that police officers need to do this in order to safeguard a person’s right not to self incriminate.
The Right to Remain Silent – You […]
Scott Rubenstein offers experienced legal advice and representation in the following areas: DUI, Sex Crimes, White Collar Crimes, Drug Crimes, Violent Crimes, Federal Crimes, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Crimes, Theft Crimes, Property Crimes, BMV Suspensions, Hit & Run, Warrants, Probation Violations, and Sealing Records/Expungements and other criminal matters.
If you or your family member is charged with […]
There are many criminal defense strategies available after the facts and the circumstances of the case are reviewed, for a criminal defense attorney to use to win. Defendants are innocent until the prosecutor can prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
Mistaken Identity: A witnesses identification is not always correct. This happens more often than not.
Accident: A […]
In Ohio, expungement is the same as sealing a record. It is a legal process provided under Section 2953 of the Ohio Revised Code that allows one to have any and all references to a prior criminal conviction cleared and their court file sealed. The result of this process is as if you were never convicted […]