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...

The Ultimate Guide to Ohio Boating Law

The Ultimate Guide to Ohio Boating Law Summer's here and that means boating season. Keep yourself safe and legal on the water this summer with the Ultimate Guide to Ohio Boating Law by Sawan & Sawan. #1: Titling and Registration All watercraft must be registered with the State of Ohio...

Dogs on Ohio Patios

Dogs on Ohio Patios 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 patios. On April...