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  • Disclosing a DUI on a Job Application
    According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, more than 1.3 million Ohioans have at least one drunken-driving arrest. While not every arrest results in a conviction, explaining an OVI arrest that appears on a pre-employment background check can be embarrassing – or worse yet may result in not getting the job. Life After an OVI Life after a driving under the influence arrest does move forward, but there are costs and consequences to keep in mind. More specifically, ...
    Source: www.columbuscriminalattorney.comPublished on 01-12-2022By Ben Luftman
  • Founder Ben Luftman’s Tips for a Successful First DUI Call
    LHA’s founding partner and accomplished Columbus defense attorney, Benjamin L. Luftman, recently provided insight and tips to fellow DUI attorneys as a contributing instructor with myLawCLE. myLawCLE Program Highlights Focused on assembling the best continuing legal education classes in the country, myLawCLE spotlights unique topics and presents them in formats that are easily accessible for practicing attorneys. On December 8th, 2021, myLawCLE featured “Handling first Ohio DUI Case (2021 edition).” With a particular concentration in Ohio OVI law and ...
    Source: www.columbuscriminalattorney.comPublished on 01-07-2022By Eric Schumacher
  • Are Cincinnati Police Investigating You?
    Your name could come up in a police investigation in any number of ways. But when police, detectives, or federal agents attempt to question or contact you, you may be intimidated and unsure of what to expect. Anytime the police might be investigating you, consult an experienced criminal defense attorney. Regardless of the situation, you should know and protect your rights. Here are some ways to tell if the police are investigating you in Cincinnati and how to handle ...
    Source: www.cincinnaticriminalattorney.comPublished on 12-20-2021By Bradley Groene
  • How Long Does an Ohio OVI Stay on My Record?
    Operating a vehicle while under the influence (OVI) of drugs or alcohol is a serious offense in Ohio. And the laws have only gotten more strict. Unfortunately, many people come to attorneys only after they’ve been convicted, wanting to know their options for getting an OVI removed from their record. Removing Ohio OVIs Like most states, you can be charged with OVI in Ohio if you are driving with a BAC of .08% or higher. For drug-related OVIs, the ...
    Source: www.columbuscriminalattorney.comPublished on 12-17-2021By Ben Luftman
  • What to Do About a Warrant in Hamilton County, OH?
    Discovering that a warrant is out in your name is alarming. The next time you’re pulled over could end with handcuffs, or you may be worried that police are on their way to arrest you. Whatever the details, it is crucial to take an active warrant seriously and deal with it the right way. The process for clearing a warrant in Hamilton County, Ohio, can seem intimidating. But if you have a warrant in or around Cincinnati, here is ...
    Source: www.cincinnaticriminalattorney.comPublished on 12-16-2021By Bradley Groene
  • Arrested for the First Time? Here’s What To Do
    When you’re arrested and charged with a crime for the first time, it is critical to properly deal with the situation as soon as possible. Whether that means fighting to clear your name, reducing the potential penalties, or otherwise limiting the negative impact on your life, it will usually come down to securing effective legal representation. Aside from contacting an experienced criminal defense attorney, here is more about what you can expect and what steps to take after a ...
    Source: www.cincinnaticriminalattorney.comPublished on 12-03-2021By Bradley Groene