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Akron Criminal Lawyer

Felonies & Misdemeanors

Assisting Akron Area Residents With Misdemeanor Level Offenses

Misdemeanors in the state of Ohio include a variety of charges. Examples of misdemeanors include:

  • Theft
  • Most driving infractions, including DUI/OVI and driving while under suspension
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal trespass
  • Disorderly contact
  • Certain gambling related crimes, such as theft/cheating and illegal gambling

Because casinos tend to have their own law firms and state agents at their disposal, it is imperative that those charged with gambling related crimes seek qualified and experienced defense. 

A Strong Record of Negotiating Settlements and Minimizing Jail Time

Convictions for felonies in the state of Ohio can result in prison sentences ranging from six months to life in prison. There are a wide variety of felony convictions including:

  • Homicide
  • Violent assaults
  • Domestic violence (with prior convictions)
  • Theft of over $1000
  • Robberies (theft/burglary accompanied by the use of force)
  • Drug crimes
  • Gang related crimes
  • Weapons crimes, including bomb possession
  • Some Internet based crimes
  • Racketeering/organized crimes
  • Sex offenses can help you find an attorney who can closely analyze cases and find any holes or problems on the prosecution’s side. Your lawyer should be able to negotiate settlements and minimize jail time for both felony and misdemeanor charges in both state and federal courts.