Blog Entries - 2013

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

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

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Life After Bankruptcy: Rebuilding Credit and Buying a New Home after the Filing of a Bankruptcy

November 19, 2013  |  Bankruptcy

Oftentimes, when filing a bankruptcy, people ask me how long it will take to re-build their credit and be eligible to purchase a home in the future.  There is no magic answer to this question.  It is true

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

November 11, 2013  |  Criminal, Early Release, Judicial Release

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 is

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Congratulations! Your mortgage is defective. Blog by John A. Schuh

November 2, 2013  |  bankruptcy, defect, house, mortgage, options

Defective? In what way? When you bought your home you left the loan closing with a packet of papers that you probably stuck in a drawer somewhere and you haven’t seen it since.  You assumed that

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Defending Against DNA Evidence Blog by Richard J. Goldberg

October 28, 2013  |  Criminal Defense, DNA

          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

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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  |  Criminal Defense, Miranda Rights

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

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