Sealing Your Record – Past Criminal Cases Don’t Have to Haunt You

Posted on: April 9, 2017
Tags: Your legal rights, Criminal Law, by John Fischer

If you have been convicted of a non-violent felony or misdemeanor, you may be able to wipe it off your record. The Ohio Revised Code provides for the sealing of a criminal record, also called expungement. The law sets out the rules and the process that must

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Jim Dearie Answers Your Legal Questions

Posted on: April 4, 2017
Tags: Drug offense, by Jim Dearie, DUI & OVI

 Q:  Is smoking marijuana legal in Ohio now? A: No! Smoking marijuana is still ILLEGAL in Ohio. There has been much discussion over the legalization of marijuana all across the United States. Although Ohio enacted a medical marijuana law

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Jim Dearie Announced as a Keynote Speaker at Criminal Justice Symposium

Posted on: March 16, 2017
Tags: Your legal rights

Attorney James Dearie will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2017 Warren County Criminal Justice Symposium and Resource Fair, scheduled for June 13, 2017.    Jim will do a presentation on Casey's Law, a law designed

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