1. Relax and Breathe. This may seem overly simple. But it’s important. An OVI or DUI is a traumatic experience. It is easy to let the negative thoughts take over. “I’m an idiot. I’m an alcoholic. My life is ruined. I’m going to lose my job. What am I going…...Read More
We’ve heard and seen a lot over the years of defending OVI cases in Ohio. There are a few things that almost certainly make matters worse during or after an OVI or DUI stop. Just remember, everything is being recorded. All too often people become their own worst enemies. As…...Read More
There are lots of attorneys who handle DUI’s. And, for better or worse, there are lots of people who need attorneys for DUI’s. But all too often, people view DUI as a one-dimensional problem. It’s an easy mistake to make. Just find an attorney to handle the DUI problem, and…...Read More
Any case can go to trial. Although we often see the most serious matters in trial, that is not always the case. Sometimes the more serious offenses carry the risk of greater consequences. We commonly have trials on all matters, including OVI, traffic, and complex criminal cases.
Trials are rare, with just 2.5% of Ohio criminal cases in common pleas court going to trial in 2012. Most cases resolve by plea negotiations. However, every case is unique and you need a lawyer to help you figure out all your available options.
Civil law deal with disputes between individuals, organizations or both. Yavitch & Palmer deals with criminal law— crimes and legal punishments of criminal offenses, like assault, robbery, drug trafficking and much more.