Is Bring Your Own Beer (BYOB) Legal in Ohio?

Is Bring Your Own Beer (BYOB) Legal in Ohio? As Ohio Liquor License attorneys, our team gets this question a lot. Many restaurant owners want to avoid the cost and complication of obtaining an Ohio liquor license, and understandably want to know whether or not they can offer BYOB (Bring...

Toledo, Ohio Scooter Safety Tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8Pc-TGr34cIf you’ve been in Downtown Toledo recently, you may have seen hundreds of new electric bikes and scooters throughout the City. The City of Toledo recently announced a pilot partnership with micro-mobility company VEO to operate a scooter and bike share right here in the 419. Let’s take a closer...

Minimum Insurance Requirements for Ohio Drivers

Minimum Insurance Requirements for Ohio Drivers As Car Accident Trial Attorneys, we know the devastating effects driving without insurance can cause. Drivers in Ohio are required to have proof of their financial responsibility before stepping behind the wheel. In Ohio, it is illegal to drive any motor vehicle without insurance...

How to Find Any Court Case in Toledo, Ohio

How to Find Any Court Case in Toledo, Ohio As Personal Injury Trial Lawyers, the lawyers at Sawan & Sawan know how powerful access to information is. Fortunately, we live in a time where many public records are widely available to us - especially access to Court Records. The Family of Lawyers at Sawan...

What Should I Ask For After a Car Accident?

What To Ask For After an Accident No one expects to get into a car accident, so knowing what information to get at the scene is critically important. Remember that insurance companies will require certain information to process a claim – so getting it at the scene is the best...

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ohio

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ohio Craft brewery growth has exploded in America, with the industry estimated to value upwards of $27 billion dollars. According to the Brewer’s Association, the 50 fastest growing craft breweries in the United States delivered 10 percent of craft brewer growth....

How To Transfer a Liquor License in Ohio

How To Transfer a Liquor License in Ohio If you found this article, you may be wondering how to properly transfer a liquor license in Ohio. To begin, you should know that in Ohio, a liquor license cannot be transferred by itself - but must be transferred along with assets...

Do I Need a Liquor License to Sell Alcohol in Ohio?

Do I Need a Liquor License to Sell Alcohol in Ohio? If you have found this page, you are likely wondering if you need a liquor license to sell alcohol in the State of Ohio. To begin, it’s important to understand that alcohol sales in the United States have never...

How Much Does a Liquor License Cost in Ohio?

How Much Does a Liquor License Cost in Ohio? Speak to a Lawyer today Fill out the contact form below and a lawyer will contact you to discuss your case. Contact Info 416 N Erie St Ste 200A, Toledo, OH 43604 419-900-0955 info@sawanandsawan.com As Ohio Liquor License Lawyers, we get...

Ohio Issues Guidance On Re-Opening the Economy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Ohio Issues Guidance to Businesses to Begin to Reopen Amid COVID-19 The global Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) has sent uncertainty rippling through businesses and households around the globe. On April 27th, 2020, the State of Ohio issued a set of "Responsible Protocols for Getting Ohio Back to Work" which contained a...

Ohio Grants Temporary Relief to Liquor Permit Holders

Ohio Grants Liquor Permit Renewal Extension The global Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) has sent uncertainty rippling through businesses and households around the globe. As Liquor License Attorneys, we know that few industries have been hit as hard as the bar and restaurant industry. The Ohio Department of Liquor Control has announced...

Ohio Guide to Statutes of Limitation │ Civil Lawyers

Ohio Guide to Statutes of Limitation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q036976gJYA Always remember that there are time limits for filing both civil and criminal cases referred to as the statute of limitations. These limits are meant to ensure a number of things: That potential plaintiffs can’t threaten lawsuits forever; and To protect the integrity...

Ohio’s Motorcycle Helmet Law – ORC 4511.53

Ohio's Motorcycle Helmet Law Riding a motorcycle is more dangerous than driving a car. They are less stable than a car during maneuvers such as emergency braking and swerving. They are also less visible on the road. Moreover, when they crash they lack the protection of an enclosed vehicle so the driver...

Ohio Issues “Stay At Home” Order

Ohio Orders Citizens to "Stay at Home" Governor DeWine and State of Ohio officials announced a new “Stay and Home’ order that begins Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 and lasts until at least April 7th, 2020.Ohioans are permitted to leave home for a variety of reasons, such as health and safety,...

Coronavirus, Contracts and Cancellations

Top Tips Review all contracts to determine whether provisions excuse performance based on a pandemic such as COVID-19.Review all applicable insurance policies to see if there is cancellation coverage for a pandemic such as COVID-19Engage in open dialogue early and often.Check your ticketing terms and conditions.If you don’t have anything...

The Legal Basis for Forced Quarantines

Until this January, the Federal government had not used its Federal quarantine power since the 1960’s – when the government detained an individual with a suspected case of smallpox. In early 2020, the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Formally COVID-19) has stoked worldwide fear of a pandemic, sent stock markets tumbling,...

Proposed Law in Ohio Would Make it a Crime to Use a Cell Phone While Driving

According to the Ohio Distracted Driving Task Force, 58 people were killed, 493 were seriously injured and over 7,000 were injured in nearly 14,000 distracted driving accidents in 2017, Distracted driving is under reported because it is difficult to prove unless an officer sees it or the driver admits to...

Is CBD Legal in Ohio?

A New Legal Frontier CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, has had a surge in popularity over the past couple of years. Unlike THC, the chemical compound that gives marijuana its signature effect, CBD has been shown to help with a variety of illnesses and conditions — without the...

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...

Annie’s Law Changes Ohio OVI Law

On April 6th of 2017 Annie’s law went into effect. Ohio House Bill 388, known as Annie’s Law, was named for a Chillicothe attorney Annie Rooney, who was killed by a multiple prior OVI offender in an automobile accident on US 50. She was a criminal defense attorney who handled...

Driver’s License Suspensions and Reinstatement

Getting a driver license is a privilege sanctioned by the Ohio Legislature.  The worst thing that can happen to you is to lose that right. Without it you can’t work, attend school, or go to medical appointments. These are just a few of the complications that occur without that driver...

Open Refreshment Areas in Downtown Toledo, Ohio

Looking for a To-Go Drink in Downtown Toledo? Here's What You Need to Know. As a general rule, open containers of alcohol in public are not permitted in Ohio. However, in 2015, the Ohio Legislature passed a law stating that: A person may have in the person's possession an opened...

Dogs on Ohio Patios

Dogs on Patios Under Ohio HB 263 If your dog is anything like many of our pets, nothing makes pets happier than coming along to eat with their best friends. A new law in Ohio could make this easier for thousands of restaurants in Ohio by formally permitting dogs on...

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