In criminal cases, you always have two plea options: guilty and not guilty. Most everyone knows what these mean. Sometimes, though, you have a third, less commonly recognized option: nolo contendere. A nolo contendere or, as it’s sometimes called, no contest, plea is where you…Read More
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A criminal record can do real damage to your employment prospects, and it can even affect every aspect of your life negatively in many cases. That’s why you should do everything you can to avoid a criminal record to begin with. In some cases, though,…Read More
We were recently contacted by a woman in her 30s applying for admission into a private college with an assault conviction on her criminal record. The client filed a petition with the court to have this conviction expunged from her permanent record and was denied….Read More
We were recently contacted by a man in his 30s who was arrested in Hamilton County and charged with domestic violence as a first degree misdemeanor. This is an enhanceable charge, which means that if convicted, the client would automatically be charged with felony domestic…Read More
We recently helped a 20-year-old college student pursuing a criminal justice degree. While on break, the young man was pulled over while driving in Clermont County, arrested, and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and speeding. The client had no previous criminal…Read More
Since the 90’s, the United States has experienced a progressive decline in violent crime. Even so, violent crimes involving guns are prevalent and deadly. The most frequently committed crime involving a firearm is homicide. Over 60 percent of homicides in the United States are committed…Read More