Welcome to 2017, where you can have your smart phone out in a meeting, your child on a leash, and your bluetooth in your ear wherever you go. But what about carrying a weapon? Well that’s where your liberties get a little murky. Recently, Ohio passed a brand new gun…...Read More
As the number of accidental overdoses continues to climb in the state of Ohio, the people selling these drugs are finding themselves at risk of more than just dealing and trafficking charges. Dealers of heroin and the even deadlier Fentanyl could potentially face charges of involuntary manslaughter. Let’s take a…...Read More
Ohio has just passed a new law in order to reduce the number of device-related car accidents in this state. As of Friday, July 29, 2017, the use of a “handheld electronic wireless communications device to write, send, or read a text-based communication” is prohibited and punishable by law. In…...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.