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 […]
College students who are charged with crimes can face consequences that go far beyond spending the night in jail. Many people do not realize that a criminal conviction or guilty plea will result in a permanent criminal record, which can affect your child’s college career, including internships as well as applying for a job out […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 to begin protecting your rights.
The best criminal defense attorney will begin building your defense. Witnesses will be consulted, police records reviewed, video surveillance, […]