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Assertive Representation In State & Federal Court

Month: June 2018

A review of Ohio’s marijuana laws

The use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and the legality of possession for such reasons has been a hot legal issue in recent years. While some states have declared medicinal marijuana and recreational marijuana use decriminalized, the federal government still...

Factors affecting alternative sentencing

There are a number of reasons why an Ohio resident may have committed a crime and found themselves facing a conviction. However, it is important to understand that a conviction does not always have to mean jail or a prison sentence -- there are various alternative...

You have reason to be wary of insider trading

If you work in the financial industry, one of your biggest concerns may be finding yourself under investigation for insider trading. The Securities and Exchange Commission has made a name for itself in putting people in prison for engaging in this activity.The problem...

Types of identity theft

Identity theft is a form of fraud that is becoming increasingly more common, which may be one of the reasons it is being dealt with harshly in the courts. According to the Identity Fraud Study of 2017, identity thieves have stolen over $107 billion in the last six...

Income tax fraud or carelessness?

The laws surrounding taxation are so complex in the country that one cannot fault Ohio residents for getting confused when going through the relevant paperwork. Many end up making a mistake while trying to comply with the law and the question that comes up then is: is...