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Cincinnati, Ohio Criminal Law FAQ Videos

Why do I have no bond in my case?

Can the police get a warrant if someone told them I was doing something illegal?

Can the police come and get me in my house in Ohio?

What relief can be obtained in a criminal appeal in Ohio?

Are there any limitations on what can be raised in a criminal appeal in Ohio?

What happens if I win on appeal?

How is appellate law different from other forms of litigation?

Can my sentence or judgment be stayed while I am awaiting appeal in Ohio?

Who can appeal in federal court? And when?

Do I need to do anything to appeal my case other than file a notice of appeal?

What is the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in criminal cases?

How much does it cost to appeal a conviction?

What is the purpose of a grand jury in Ohio?

What is the difference between jail and prison in Ohio?

When do I have the right to an attorney in Ohio?

What should I do if I am arrested in Ohio?

What is a common-law crime?

What is the role of the investigative grand jury in Ohio?

Are all illegal drugs treated equally when it comes to punishing drug dealers in Ohio?

What is the difference between detention and arrest in Ohio?

What is the insanity defense and how does it work in Ohio?

People say that ignorance of the law is no defense. But what are specific intent crimes?

How much will my criminal defense attorney it cost in Ohio?

I am guilty, have no defense, and just want to get this over with. Should I even bother getting an attorney?

What is a juvenile offender in Ohio?

What is the role of the federal government in criminal law?

What is the criminal court procedure in Ohio?

Why did I have to post bond?

Can the police legally stop me in Ohio, even if I did nothing wrong?

Can the police break down my door to enter my home in Ohio?

If I win on appeal, will I be freed from prison?

Do I have to retain the trial attorney as part of the appellate team?

Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?

What is the difference between a trial attorney and an appellate attorney?

What is the difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and a violation in Ohio?

What are the typical steps in a criminal proceeding in Ohio?

What is a public defender?

Can the police just stop me on the street and search me for no reason in Ohio?

What is the difference between probation and parole in Ohio?

What is hate crime?

What is the difference between procedural and substantive law in criminal law?

What is the role of the prosecutor?

Can I sue the police for false arrest in Ohio?

What are my chances at success in an appeal?

Can a judge set aside a guilty plea after sentencing?

Can I appeal the ruling of a magisterial district court for an offense like speeding or retail theft?

Will I be able to remain on bond during the appeal if sentenced to a term of incarceration?

Can a crime victim appeal a not guilty verdict?

What is a petition for writ of habeas corpus?

Can I appeal on grounds of lack of evidence?

Are grand jury proceedings secret in Ohio?

What is common law?

How can I prove that the attorney I hired to defend my child on a criminal charge was ineffective?

What should I do if I get a call that a loved one has been arrested?

If I am charged with a crime in Ohio, can I be convicted just based on someone else's word?

This is the first time I am in trouble in Ohio. Will the prosecutor treat this charge like it is my first offense?

The police want me to give permission to search my house, car, computer, camera, etc. Should I give consent?

I was given a ticket and released with a date to appear in court. What do I do?

The police want me to talk about a crime they think I committed. Should I comply?

What do I do if there is a warrant out for my arrest in Ohio?

What is meant by criminal procedure and why is it important?

In what courts are cases appealed?

How can I prove ineffective assistance of counsel on appeal?

What is the basis for an appeal in Ohio?

What does beyond a reasonable doubt mean?

Is there any difference between being sent to jail or prison in Ohio?

What is a pre-sentence investigation report and what is it used for in Ohio?

What is the point of a suspended sentence?

If the police pull me over for a traffic offense in Ohio, can they search my car and arrest me?

How do I know what class my crime falls into? Petty offenses, misdemeanors, or felonies?

Who sets a sentence in Ohio and how is it determined?

Should I agree to a plea bargain?

What do I do if I cannot afford to make the bail set in my Ohio criminal law case?

What is the difference between a civil offense and a crime in Ohio?

How will my sentence be decided in Ohio?

In a jury trial, why does the judge need to see the verdict before the jury foreman reads it aloud?

If the police didn't read me my rights does that mean that the arrest is invalid?

How private are my conversations?

What rights do I have in Ohio when a law enforcement officer asks me questions?

My relative or friend was just arrested in Ohio. How do I get them out of jail?

The police want to get my side of the story. Should I give a statement?