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Criminal Law

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When you are facing criminal charges, there are a wide range of ramifications that could come of your case. For each individual crime, there are a number of unique factors that influence the way proceedings go and how a verdict is drawn. To be able to understand it yourself, it would take many years of deep study and practice in the field. That is why, you are facing any criminal trial, you need to be represented by an attorney that has the necessary depth of knowledge, to property navigate the process. At Mason OVI Lawyer, every member of our criminal defense team has studied criminal law to the highest level, having lived and practiced it for numerous years.

Knowledge of Criminal Law
You can put your faith in us to best handle and defend your criminal charges, because of our detailed knowledge of criminal law. To be able to effectively challenge any case, you need to know more than just the exactitudes of the charge. We have been able to find success, by applying our knowledge to finding inconsistencies in charges presented to our clients. If problems arise with paperwork, evidence or any other influential factor, it can be contested and used in a negotiation process. This is something that only an experienced attorney, with a vast insight into the field, is able to do.

Your Rights

Even if you have been charged with one or more crimes, you are still entitled to your rights and the state of Ohio will accept that. But these aren’t always simple to understand and without the proper information, you may miss out on certain things which are fairly yours. That is why you should make sure you seek out our professional guidance, so that we can help you to understand your rights. We apply our familiarity and understand of criminal law, to allow you to take the correct steps concerning your rights.

Adult Crimes vs Juvenile Crimes
As with many places, Ohio has a separate method of dealing with adult criminals than it does with juveniles. If you have been charged with crimes and are aged under 18, you will be tried as a juvenile and that will generally mean, that you take your trial in a juvenile court. The ramifications that come with each law vary slightly depending on your age and a number of other factors. To be able to best handle these, a real knowledge of criminal law is imperative and without it, it is simply impossible to build a viable defense.

Expungement
Within criminal law is the writing which says that certain offenders will be eligible to apply for expungement. An expungement is a lawsuit, which is filed with the intention of clearing a criminal record from the public record. In Ohio, it is an option for those who have faced charges for minor crimes, not including violent crimes or an OVI, and will be tried against various other factors. Understanding the exact laws and criteria surrounding this is not simple and so, the advice of an experienced attorney is necessary for guiding a successful expungement application.

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