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How to Find and Hire the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer

October 2, 2014

Normally, a person desiring to hire a criminal defense lawyer has not planned the process out in advance.  The hiring of a criminal defense lawyer most often must be done on short notice by you, a friend or family member.  Great care should be taken in making that decision and selection...

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Penalities in Ohio for Driving Under the Influence

April 7, 2014

The penalites for driving under the influence in Ohio can be severe, even if you are a first time offender.  If  stopped for drunk driving and you refuse to take the sobriety test, or if your test results exceed the legal limit of Blood Alcohol Concentration...

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Just What Are the Federal Sentencing Guidelines? Blog by Richard J. Goldberg

December 23, 2013

If you are charged with a federal offense and your case is in federal court, then you will become familiar with the federal sentencing guidelines.  In 1984, Congress passed the Sentencing Reform Act and its purpose was to create uniformity in sentences passed throughout the United States in ...

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Understanding Judicial Release or Early Release from Prison in Ohio, Blog by Brian T. Goldberg

November 11, 2013

Judicial Release can be confusing for inmates and their families to understand.  The Statute has been changed over the years which will only add to the confusion.  Below is a brief summary of the law as it...

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Defending Against DNA Evidence Blog by Richard J. Goldberg

October 28, 2013

          DNA evidence can be very powerful evidence.  It can link suspects to crimes and crime scenes.  DNA has also been used effectively in exonerating innocent persons who have been wrongfully convicted.


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They Didn't Read my Miranda Rights! My Case will be Dismissed Right? Blog by Matthew S. Schuh

October 14, 2013

In my defense practice, this is one question that I get over and over again.  They didn’t read my Miranda rights…. My rights have been violated…. So we can get my case dismissed right?!?!?

Short answer, no.     

It is true that a police...

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Mayor's Courts - Criminal Defense Blog by Brian Goldberg

June 19, 2013

Often times the attorneys at Schuh & Goldberg are asked what is Mayor’s Courts.  Mayor’s courts are unique state courts created by some Ohio municipalities.  Ohio is one of only two states that currently allow mayor’s courts.  

We regularly represent c...

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What are "bath salts"? Criminal Defense Blog by Richard J. Goldberg

April 24, 2013

           Recently, there has been a good deal of publicity and talk about “bath salts.”  “Bath salts” is just a name that has been given to a variety of drugs and compounds, which, under relatively new Ohio laws, are...

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