Akron Attorney Blog: Suhre & Associates


How an experienced DUI Attorney can make a difference.

Written by admin on June 29, 2012 in Court Procedure, Driving Privileges, DUI Defenses, DUI Law, DUI Penalties

As former prosecutors we can tell you that an experienced DUI defense attorney can make a significant impact on the outcome of your case.  Many people either mistakenly believe that there is nothing that can be done and that they might just as well plea no contest, and other people mistakenly believe that all attorneys …Read More »

First Appearance!

Written by admin on June 8, 2012 in Uncategorized

You first appearance in a DUI case is called the arraignment. This is where you will enter a plea of guilty, no contest, or not guilty. The rules also require that you or your DUI lawyer make any objections that are appropriate. Lastly your DUI lawyer can ask that certain relief be granted like: a …Read More »

What Is Theft?

Written by joesuhre on May 18, 2012 in Uncategorized

What Is Theft In Ohio? Theft in Ohio is defined in the Ohio Revised Code as follows: (A) No person, with purpose to deprive the owner of property or services, shall knowingly obtain or exert control over either the property or services in any of the following ways: (1) Without the consent of the owner …Read More »

How Serious Is A DUI In Ohio?

Written by admin on May 18, 2012 in Uncategorized

A DUI is more serious than if you were charged with felony cocaine possession in some counties.  For example, most defendants go to a special Drug Court in some counties in Ohio or enter a felony diversion program. People attending Drug Court are eligible for straight probation and treatment.  The felony is then expungeable if …Read More »

Speeding Tickets!

Written by joesuhre on May 11, 2012 in Speeding Tickets

Over 100,000 people a day receive a speeding ticket in this country.  That’s over 41,000,000 speeding tickets a year.  That equates to 1 in 6 drivers will get a speeding ticket this year!   To some, a speeding ticket may seem like a minor violation.  However, the charges may result in significant financial burdens.  Those …Read More »

Driving Privielges, Part II.

Written by admin on May 11, 2012 in Driving Privileges, Uncategorized

The law in Ohio provides for limited driving privileges when you are under a suspension for a DUI.  You are eligible for privileges after any statutory “hard” suspension time has run.Once eligible, you can get privileges for the following reasons:  Occupational, Educational, Medical, and Vocational. Part 2 of this blog series is devoted to clients …Read More »

What Is Domestic Violence?

Written by joesuhre on May 4, 2012 in Domestic Violence

The criminal statute defines domestic violence as “knowingly cause or attempt to cause physical harm to a family or household member, or recklessly cause serious physical harm to a family or household member, or by threat of force, shall knowingly cause a family or household member to believe that the offender will cause imminent physical …Read More »

Can I Get Driving Privileges To Look For A Job?

Written by admin on May 4, 2012 in Driving Privileges

The law in Ohio provides for limited driving privileges when you are under a suspension for a DUI.  You are eligible for privileges after any hard suspension time.Once elligible, you can get privileges for the following reasons:  Occupational, Educational, Medical, and Vocational. Privileges are given at the discretion of the Judge and there is no …Read More »

Drug Paraphernalia Cases?

Written by joesuhre on April 27, 2012 in Drug Charges

Drug Paraphernalia Charges   2925.14 Drug paraphernalia. (A) As used in this section, “drug paraphernalia” means any equipment, product, or material of any kind that is used by the offender, intended by the offender for use, or designed for use, in propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, …Read More »