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Weight Violation Does Not Count as a Conviction for Record Sealing

September 01, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus Criminal Defense   |   Comments Off on Weight Violation Does Not Count as a Conviction for Record Sealing

  An Ohio court of appeals last week decided in State v. Dominy, No. 13AP-124, 2013-Ohio-3744, that a weight violation is a traffic offense—and should not count as a conviction for purposes of Ohio’s record sealing statute. In 1998, the defendant entered a guilty plea to one count of attempted trafficking in cocaine, a fourth-degree […]

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Can a Theft Conviction be Expunged if Restitution is Still Being Paid?

April 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus Criminal Defense   |   Comments Off on Can a Theft Conviction be Expunged if Restitution is Still Being Paid?

Expungement of Theft Charge Granted Where Restitution Still Owed In May of 2002, the defendant entered a guilty plea to a single count of theft, a fourth-degree felony in Ohio in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court. The trial court imposed a five-year period of community control including, among other conditions, the provision that appellee […]

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