The Ohio Supreme Court Accepts Constitutional Appeal

On May 15th, 2019, the Ohio Supreme Court granted review of Case Number 2019-0295 captioned Bey v. Rasawehr. Out of 57 discretionary appeals filed, this was one of only 3 accepted. This case is on appeal from Mercer County Court of Common Pleas Case numbers 10-18-02 and 10-18-03 - and the...

Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio

Every year, approximately 60,000 people are injured in a pedestrian accident, many causing fatalities. On average, a pedestrian was killed every 2 hours and injured every 8 minutes in traffic crashes in 2013. The amount of pedestrians injured per day in the United States by cars is sobering. Here is...

Civil Stalking Protection Orders in Ohio

A Civil Stalking Protection Order in Ohio is a civil order designed to protect you from someone harming, attempting to harm, threatening, following, stalking, harassing, contacting, or forcing sexual relations upon you. The petitions are governed by R.C. 2903.214 and are used by the protected person. This is going to...

6 Tips to Avoid Legal Problems

If you're like most people, you'd prefer not getting involved in a lawsuit. So how can you avoid lawsuits? Unfortunately, the answer is - it is impossible to totally and unequivocally eliminate all risk of litigation. You simply can't avoid any and every possible lawsuit. We live in an uncertain...

Top Five Things To Consider Before You Sue

Five Things to Consider Before You Sue So you've had a bad experience or someone has caused you damage and you're fairly certain you've got the right to sue! Maybe you've talked to a few attorneys or are determining whether you should and want to know some things to consider...

I Received a Civil Summons – What Should I Do?

I Received a Civil Summons - What Next? Have you received a Summons for Civil Action in the mail? If so, you may be confused about what to do next. Here’s what you need to know. The Complaint and Summons A lawsuit begins with the filing of a complaint by...