Receiving Unemployment After a Resignation Due to a Transfer of a Military Spouse

Receiving Unemployment After a Resignation Due to a Transfer of a Military Spouse

If an individual’s spouse is (a) member of the armed forces of the United States who is on active duty or a member of the commissioned corps of the national oceanic and atmospheric administration or public health service; and (b) that spouse is subject to a transfer; the individual may qualify if they quit their job to move with their military spouse.

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Ohio Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative

Ohio Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative

BEGINNING JANUARY 31, 2019, THRU JULY 31, 2019, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles will implement a six-month driver’s license reinstatement fee debt reduction and waiver program for offenders whose driver’s licenses have been suspended for specific violations.

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Homes and Their Curtilage Have Fourth Amendment Protections

Homes and Their Curtilage Have Fourth Amendment Protections

The United States Supreme Court recently issued a decision in Collins v. Virginia that confirmed that the area immediately surrounding a home (i.e., the curtilage) receives the same protection from searches and seizures as the home itself, even if an automobile or motorcycle is parked in the curtilage. 

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Ohio DUI / Sobriety Checkpoints - The Law, The Rules and The Defenses

Ohio DUI / Sobriety Checkpoints - The Law, The Rules and The Defenses

Sobriety checkpoints do infringe upon our Constitutional rights and protections.  An experienced DUI Defense Lawyer will evaluate how the DUI checkpoint was planned and how it was conducted to develop the best arguments against the checkpoint.  Furthermore, even if conducted properly, the police may not detain for further screening without a reasonable suspicion based on articulable facts that the driver is impaired and it may not arrest without probable cause to believe the driver is impaired.

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BMV Must Show They Complied with 4511.192 Rules or Administrative License Suspension Should Be Vacated

BMV Must Show They Complied with 4511.192 Rules or Administrative License Suspension Should Be Vacated

Although R.C. 4511.197 limits challenges to administrative license suspensions to four conditions, the State must show that it complied with 4511.192 before the licensee is required to show the 4511.197 challenges.

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Can You Get a DUI on a Golf Cart in Ohio?

Can You Get a DUI on a Golf Cart in Ohio?

Going to Put-in-Bay or Kelley’s Island this summer?  Taking a ferry and renting a golf cart to tour around?  You might get charged with a DUI if you drink and drive on that golf cart, just as people have been charged at golf courses and campgrounds. Being charged with an OVI/DUI for driving a golf cart raises two issues.  First, can it be a DUI if you were only driving a golf cart?  Second, is it a DUI if you were on private property such a campground or golf course?

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