Martinsville, Ohio Criminal Lawyers
Traditionally, lawyers have had multiple practice areas such as criminal defense, personal injury, probate, divorce, and child custody. They may have handled a few DUI cases each year. However, today, more and more lawyers are choosing to limit their work to...
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Northern Kentucky University
John focuses on DUI/OVI (“drunk driving”), criminal and white collar defense. John also practices in all other areas of litigation, including civil litigation, business law, serious personal injury and wrongful death claims.
John was named to the Super Lawyers Top 100 lawyers in Ohio for 2013, 2017, 2018 & 2019 and the Top 50 lawyers in Cincinnati for 2012 through 2019. In 2018 John was named to America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys. He is The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Cincinnati...
Middletown, OH 45005
Harvard Law School and University of Notre Dame
University of Dayton School of Law
If you are being investigated, accused of a crime, or suffered injuries in an accident, please DO NOT SPEAK WITH ANYONE about your situation without first consulting a good, experienced attorney. Consultations with Mabjish Law, PLLC are free and confidential.
Attorney Malocu is a former Magistrate and is listed in Who's Who in American Law. He was invited into the prestigious...
I routinely practice in Butler, Clinton, Greene, Montgomery, and Warren County. However, my legal expertise has given me the privilege to advocate for...
Martinsville Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati
Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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