Clermont County

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Clermont County Court Lawyer

Accomplished Clermont County Court Attorneys with Exceptional Experience

The dedicated criminal defense attorneys at the Joslyn Law Firm are well versed at successfully defending our clients in all of the Clermont County courts, which include the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, the Clermont County Municipal Court, and the Clermont County Juvenile Court. Our unrivaled experience and familiarity with these courts leave us especially well-suited to defend our clients in them. If you or your child is facing a criminal charge, the outcome of your case stands to affect your future significantly, and the professional relationships we have developed throughout this court system translates to exceptional legal counsel in defense of your rights and in pursuit of your case’s most favorable resolution. Our experience and dedication allow us to provide you with the caliber of legal counsel you need and deserve.

At Joslyn Law Firm, we skillfully advocate for nothing less than optimal case resolutions for every client in every case, whatever this means in relation to your case’s unique circumstances. When you choose us, you can rest assured that you will be working closely with an experienced criminal defense attorney who is a good fit for you; who knows the court and its judges, staff, and personnel; who is well acquainted with the court’s customs and culture; and who is committed to keeping you in the know and apprised of your options throughout the legal process. Our resourceful legal team is dedicated to skillfully defending your rights every step of the way.

Whether the charge you face is a traffic violation, a city ordinance violation, a misdemeanor, or a felony, bringing your strongest defense is always well advised. Because even a relatively minor conviction can affect your life and your future in profound and serious ways. The practiced Clermont criminal defense attorneys at the Joslyn Law Firm are committed to helping you affect your case’s best possible resolution. Towards this end, we offer the following basic guidelines as they relate to the Clermont County court system.

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Clermont County Criminal Courts Overview and Outline of Information

To better serve your legal needs, we’ve gathered the basic components of the Clermont County criminal court system in the following format:

Regardless of the kind of charge levied against you, this comprehensive overview provides a good place to start. The most important point to take away, however, is that if you or your child is facing a criminal charge of any kind, the first step you should take is to consult with a well-established and committed Clermont County criminal defense attorney as soon as it is possible for you to do so.

Clermont County: General Information and Overview

Clermont County is located in the southwestern region of Ohio, and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, its population stands at about 197,363. Clermont was founded in 1800 and is the eighth oldest county in the state. The Village of Batavia is the county seat.

The Clermont County court system is comprised of the following courts:

  • Juvenile Court – If your child is being tried as a juvenile (and not an adult), the case will be heard here.
  • Federal criminal cases, however, are presided over by the Southern District of Ohio. If you or someone you care about is facing a criminal charge, seeking the professional legal counsel of an experienced Clermont County criminal defense attorney is paramount.

Clermont County: Common Criminal Charges

Ohio is serious about its laws, and it hands out fines and penalties accordingly. Each court presides over its own category of cases and sees a variety of common charges.

Clermont County Municipal Court

The Clermont County Municipal Court sees cases that relate to city ordinance violations, traffic citations, and misdemeanors.

City Ordinance Violations

All of the following city ordinance violations are commonly heard at the Clermont County Municipal Court:

  • Failure to come to the aid of an officer of the law
  • Failure to report one’s knowledge of a death, crime, or serious injury
  • Failure to control an animal
  • The abandonment of an animal
  • The hunting of animals within city limits
  • The making of a false report or alarm
  • The discharging of a weapon within city limits
  • The violation of a noise ordinance
  • The violation of curfew
  • The obstruction of official business or engagement in another form of obstruction of justice
  • The disturbance of a lawful meeting
  • Engagement in gambling, public gaming, cheating, or other kinds of gaming ordinance violations
  • The operation of a charity raffle or bingo game that violates existing regulations
  • The creation of noxious and offensive odors
  • The creation of a landscape or weed nuisance
  • Public indecency
  • Vehicle trespass

While these charges are relatively minor, there is nothing minor about the consequences of a conviction.

Traffic Violations

Traffic citations are common, and these offenses often include:

  • Failing to yield the right-of-way
  • Failing to adequately stop at a stop sign, red light, or another traffic signal
  • Failing to drive at a safe speed (driving in excess of the speed limit or driving too fast for the road’s condition)
  • Driving with headphones on
  • Driving with an obstructed view
  • Following too closely (tailgating)
  • Making an illegal turn
  • Passing illegally
  • Violating a registration, tag, sticker, or title ordinance
  • Driving the wrong direction on a one-way road
  • Obstructing an intersection
  • Crossing a divided highway
  • Crossing a yellow line
  • Passing a stopped school bus
  • Participating in Drag races

While paying for the traffic citation may seem like an easy out, it’s important to recognize that doing so is tantamount to accepting guilt and all the consequences that accompany said guilt. A savvy defense attorney will help you better understand your options while skillfully fighting for a favorable case resolution.

Traffic Offenses That Are Misdemeanors

Some traffic offenses rise to the level of misdemeanor charges, including:

Misdemeanors carry more serious penalties and fines.


Common misdemeanor charges include:

  • Assault
  • Disorderly conduct and persistent disorderly conduct
  • Domestic violence
  • Forgery
  • Improper handling of a firearm
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Resisting arrest
  • Sexual imposition
  • Solicitation
  • Theft
  • Trespassing
  • Underage drinking

Clermont County Court of Common Pleas

If a felony charge is levied against you and the grand jury indicts you on that charge, your case will proceed to the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas. A felony charge is obviously a very serious charge for which you should not forego experienced professional legal counsel. Common felony charges include:

  • Drug charges – Felony drug charges include the possession of illegal drugs, the possession of illegal drugs with the intention of distributing, the manufacture of illegal drugs, or the trafficking of illegal drugs.
  • Financial crimes – Financial crimes are also known as white-collar crimes. They include actions with the intention of defrauding someone else for one’s own financial gain, such as forgery, embezzlement, and bribery.
  • Property crimes – Property crimes relate to the destruction of property and to actions that target someone else’s property, including arson, burglary, robbery, and vandalism.
  • Sex crimes – Sex crimes include wide-ranging sexually-based offenses, including child pornography, prostitution, rape, and sexual assault. Even facing a sex crime charge can negatively affect your future prospects.
  • Theft and fraud charges – For the charge to reach the level of felony theft, the value of the stolen goods must reach a legal threshold. A charge of robbery includes either actual violence or the threat of violence, making it one of the most serious categories of theft. Fraud refers to employing fraudulent practices for one’s own gain.
  • Weapons and gun charges – We have the right to own and use guns within strict legal parameters, and weapons and gun charges can apply when these boundaries are crossed. When a weapon or gun charge serves as an aggravating factor, the severity of the charge faced increases.

Other charges can include theft crimes, OVI/DUI, violent crimes, financial crimes, motor vehicle crimes, and marijuana charges.

Felony charges are exceptionally serious charges, and If you find yourself facing such a charge, do not wait to call the Joslyn Law Firm at (513) 399-6289. Building a solid legal defense from the outset is the best way to protect your legal rights, and our formidable criminal defense attorneys have the experience, legal insight, and fortitude to help.

Clermont County: Potential Penalties for Criminal Convictions

If you are ultimately convicted of the charge you face, moving forward with legal guidance in your corner is critical. Your focused criminal defense attorney is committed to deftly pursuing the most lenient sentence possible. Ultimately, the defense strategy your attorney crafts for you is predicated on lessening the impact of your charge, whether this means having the charge dropped, negotiating a lesser charge, or negotiating a lighter sentence. Regardless of the kind of charge you face, the judge is bound by a sentencing maximum, but they otherwise have vast discretion in the matter.

Misdemeanor Convictions

Misdemeanor sentence maximums in the state of Ohio include:

  • Minor misdemeanor – For minor misdemeanor charges, there is no risk of jail time, but a conviction carries a fine of up to $150.
  • Fourth-degree misdemeanor – For a fourth-degree misdemeanor charge, there is a sentence maximum of up to 30 days behind bars and a fine of up to $250.
  • Third-degree misdemeanor – For a third-degree misdemeanor charge, there is a sentence maximum of up to 60 days behind bars and a fine of up to $500.
  • Second-degree misdemeanor – For a second-degree misdemeanor charge, there is a sentence maximum of up to 90 days behind bars and a fine of up to $750.
  • First-degree misdemeanor – For a first-degree misdemeanor charge, there is a sentence maximum of up to six months behind bars and a fine of up to $1,000.

Though less serious than felony convictions, a misdemeanor conviction should be arduously defended against for its considerable financial and social consequences.

Felony Convictions

For felony convictions, the far-more harsh sentencing guidelines include:

  • Fifth-degree felony – A fifth-degree felony conviction begets a sentence maximum of from 6 to 12 months in prison and fines up to $2,500.
  • Fourth-degree felony – A fourth-degree felony conviction begets a sentence maximum of from 9 to 18 months in prison and fines up to $5,000.
  • Third-degree felony – A third-degree felony begets a sentence ranges from 9 to 60 months in prison and fines up to $10,000 (for repeat violent offenders, sentencing can be enhanced significantly).
  • Second-degree felony – A second-degree felony begets a sentence ranging from 2 to 8 years in prison and fines up to $15,000 (for repeat violent offenders, sentencing can be enhanced significantly).
  • First-degree felony – A first-degree felony begets a sentence ranging from 3 to 11 years in prison and fines up to $20,000 (for repeat violent offenders, sentencing can be enhanced significantly).

Juvenile Convictions

Ohio juvenile courts are designed to rehabilitate rather than to punish, which is why juvenile sentences are generally less severe. Nevertheless, a juvenile conviction can lead to profound consequences for your child.  Sentencing options include:

  • Community service
  • Monitoring, counseling, or drug and alcohol treatment
  • The implementation of a curfew
  • Driver’s license suspension (or other license-related sentencing requirements)
  • Mandatory school attendance, which can include monitoring

One very important note regarding juvenile offenses is that if the court tries your child as an adult, the case will proceed exactly like an adult case and with the same sentencing requirements.

Clermont County: Diversion for Criminal Charges

For cases involving some defendants, diversion programs are available. The idea behind diversion is allowing the accused to replace a conviction and a criminal record by successfully completing the diversion program offered in lieu of a conviction by the court. The requirements are usually similar to those of probation, and some of the benefits involved include:

  • Circumventing a conviction for the charge faced and, as such, bypassing a sentence
  • Bypassing a criminal record
  • Bypassing the social consequences associated with having a criminal record

The following prerequisites for diversion programs typically must be met before such a program will be implemented:

  • You must be willing to consent to the admission of guilt for the charge you face (without actually pleading guilty).
  • If the case had proceeded and you were ultimately convicted, it would have been your first conviction.
  • The charge in question is for a nonviolent crime that is not sexually based.

While a diversion program can be a good offer, they are not always the way to go, and you shouldn’t grab at such a deal before consulting with an experienced criminal defense attorney who has a good handle on the ins and outs of your case and a thorough working knowledge of the Clermont County criminal justice system. Your case is unique to its own circumstances, and your defense strategy must proceed accordingly. Diversion programs generally involve a period of supervision during which you are required to comply with specific conditions, such as:

  • Paying fees
  • Submitting to drug testing
  • Attending alcohol or drug treatment

There are also juvenile diversion programs available, which can include conditions such as:

  • Placement in the court’s custody or sentencing to a care facility for delinquent children
  • House arrest
  • Community control, which is the juvenile version of probation

Juvenile diversion is typically reserved for teens who’ve suffered considerable neglect or abuse or who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction.

>Clermont County: Criminal Case Process

If you face a criminal charge, you are likely experiencing considerable stress, and the criminal case process itself can be daunting if you don’t know what to expect. The process basics include:

  • The Complaint – If the state decides to issue a criminal charge against you, the prosecutor will file a complaint that spells out its allegations. For traffic offenses and OVI/DUI, your ticket is your complaint.
  • Arraignment – Following the complaint, the court must inform you of the charges brought against you at an arraignment (a specific kind of hearing). Here, the judge will ask how you plead. You (with the guidance of your skilled criminal defense attorney) can plead not guilty, guilty, or no contest (which is only used in highly specific situations and should be weighed carefully with your attorney). If the charge brought against you is an OVI/DUI charge, you will have a hearing regarding driver’s license suspension prior to your arraignment.
  • Discovery – In the event you plead not guilty, your attorney and the prosecuting attorney will request evidence from one another and will exchange evidence with one another in what is known as the discovery process. Discovery often serves as the backbone of a good defense strategy.
  • Pretrial hearing – Your next scheduled court appearance is your pretrial hearing, and this is where your defense attorney will discuss your case with the prosecutor in an attempt (when appropriate) to negotiate a plea agreement that favors your best interests. Often, this means pursuing a reduction in the charges brought against you, participation in a diversion program, or probation rather than time behind bars.
  • Motion hearing – in some criminal cases, contested legal issues must be resolved, which is accomplished with motion hearings. A commonly contested legal issue is the allegation that the police obtained evidence against you illegally.
  • Trial – Many cases are resolved before they reach trial, but this isn’t always the case. If the prosecution chooses not to negotiate a reasonable plea agreement, proceeding to trial might be your best option. This is a matter that only you and your dedicated attorney can determine, in light of the specific circumstances involved in your unique case.
  • Sentencing hearing – If you are found guilty at trial (or you plead guilty), your sentence will be handed down during your sentencing hearing. Sometimes, this is done in conjunction with the plea hearing or trial.

Clermont County: Warrants for Criminal Charges

If the court issues a warrant for your arrest in conjunction with a charge or you think there might be a warrant pending for your arrest, it is important to address the matter head-on. Warrants are often executed at home in front of one’s family members or at work in the presence of one’s coworkers, and neither is a great option. The following typically apply regarding warrants in Clermont County:

  • If a police officer has probable cause regarding you and the commission of a crime and can get a judge to sign off on a warrant request, the warrant issued can be used to arrest you at home, at work, or during a routine traffic stop.
  • If you fail to go before the court for a scheduled appearance, the presiding judge can issue a bench warrant for your arrest, which can be implemented as above.
  • The court can also issue a warrant if you fail to pay fines required of you by the deadline determined or if you violated the terms of your diversion program or probation.

When it comes to a warrant, don’t take a wait-and-see approach. It’s important to note that if the court has to issue a warrant for your arrest, it can lead to higher court costs. With an insightful criminal defense attorney by your side, you may be able to effect a warrant recall, but if not, your attorney will know the best way to control the narrative regarding you turning yourself in.

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Clermont County: OVI/DUI Charge Process

OVI and DUI charges are some of the most common criminal charges heard in Clermont County. Drivers are often arrested under suspicion of driving while impaired. In fact, these charges are so common that law enforcement officers can become trigger happy, especially during those holidays and events that are closely associated with alcohol consumption, such as Independence Day, the winter holidays, and the annual Memorial Tournament of the PGA Tour. If you are pulled over under suspicion of either OVI or DUI, you’ll likely be required to submit to roadside testing, which could result in your arrest. If you are underage or refuse a breathalyzer test, you can face enhanced charges.

Many people who face OVI or DUI charges feel defeated and think they have no other option than to submit to the will of the law, but the fact is you do have rights, and you do have options. For example, our formidable legal team has effectively used all of the following defense strategies in these often-complicated cases:

  • Your constitutional strategies were violated during the traffic stop or arrest.
  • The officer involved failed to follow proper procedures in the administration of your field sobriety tests.
  • The officer involved failed to follow proper procedures in the administration of your breath, blood, or urine tests.
  • Errors were made by the forensic lab technicians who processed your breath, blood, or urine samples.

Your case is unique unto itself, and our dedicated criminal defense attorneys leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of every client’s optimal defense strategy.

At your hearing involving the potential loss of your driver’s license, which is known as an administrative license suspension (ALS) hearing in Ohio, your intrepid defense attorney will endeavor to stay the suspension and, barring that, to secure limited driving privileges that allow you to drive to work, to school, and to other important obligations that are necessary to your livelihood.

OVI/DUI Statistics

Clermont County law enforcement takes impaired driving very seriously, and OVI (operating a vehicle while impaired) and DUI (driving under the influence) charges are common. Many arrests happen at sobriety checkpoints where police officials create roadblocks in which they check motorists passing through for signs of impairment.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol shares the following OVI and DUI statistics for Clermont County in 2016:

  • 3 were at two sobriety checkpoints.
  • There were 475 OVI arrests.
  • There were 10 fatal, OVI-related crashes.
  • 105 OVI-related crashes caused injuries.

The following are Ohio State Highway Patrol’s OVI and DUI statistics for Clermont County in 2017:

  • There were 2 sobriety checkpoints.
  • There were 450 OVI arrests.
  • There were 4 fatal, OVI-related crashes.
  • 96 OVI-related crashes caused injuries.

Major Highways & State Roads in Clermont County

Many people think of Cincinnati as a modern boomtown, and it lies a short half-hour drive from Clermont County. In fact, many Clermont County residents commute to Cincinnati and other major cities in Ohio for work and more. As traffic between Clermont County and these cities increases, so too does the risk of DUI, OVI, and other traffic offenses. Some of the major intersections and state roads that run through Clermont County include

  • Interstate 275 (I-275)
  • S. Route 50
  • S. Route 52
  • State Road 28
  • State Road 32
  • State Road 125

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Clermont County: Hiring the Right Criminal Defense Attorney for You

If you or your child has been charged with a crime of any magnitude, the ramifications of a conviction are simply too significant not to consult with an experienced Clermont County criminal lawyer as soon as you can arrange it. The peace of mind that comes from having professional legal guidance on your side is invaluable, and facing the difficult path ahead on your own is ill-advised. Going about finding an experienced Clermont County criminal defense attorney who is a good fit for you, however, can feel daunting in and of itself. Ultimately, you’re looking for an attorney who has all of the following attributes:

  • A focused criminal defense attorney with Impressive experience in the Clermont County court, including having a close working knowledge of the court’s unique culture, staff and personnel, and idiosyncrasies
  • A dedicated criminal defense attorney who helps you see beyond the stress of the situation
  • A resourceful criminal defense attorney whose work on your behalf clearly demonstrates that the expense of investing in an experienced attorney more than makes up for itself

In the midst of criminal charges, you look to your defense attorney to put their shoulder into all of the following critical endeavors:

  • Zealously defending your constitutional rights and notifying the court of any infringement upon your rights
  • Carefully parsing the prosecution’s case for credibility and determining whether every piece of the evidence against you was legally obtained
  • Remaining on the lookout for prosecutorial evidence that is inadmissible and for any mitigating circumstances that could play a role in the resolution of your case
  • Building a solid defense based on all available evidence, which includes any exculpatory evidence (evidence that supports your innocence)
  • Maintaining open communication with the prosecution to generate options regarding a plea bargain (if this serves your best interests)
  • Ceaselessly advocating in whatever form necessary for your case’s optimal resolution throughout the legal process

Even if you believe you are guilty exactly as you have been charged, this does not negate the fact that you are entitled to a vigorous defense, and you are well-advised to avail yourself of such. The fact is that we are often quick to blame ourselves, but if you’re facing criminal charges, it’s a good time to put this habit aside and to allow your dedicated criminal defense attorney to skillfully guide you toward your case’s most favorable resolution.

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Clermont County: Criminal Defense Q&A

The following are answers to the questions those facing criminal charges in Clermont County most commonly ask. Although your case is unique to you, having a better understanding of the legal process can help.

I’m facing a charge in Clermont County. What should I do first?

If you’re facing a charge in Clermont County, the first step that you should take is to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. They will help ensure that your case proceeds as smoothly as possible from here.

What is the court process?

The court process begins with the prosecution filing a complaint against you, after which you will be required to plead guilty, not guilty, or no contest to the charge levied against you. From here (if you plead not guilty), your case will move forward with pretrial motions and then will move on to your hearing and sentencing (if you are convicted).

I’m guilty of the charge brought against me. Should I plead guilty or no contest?

Pleading guilty or no contest is rarely a good idea, and you shouldn’t do so unless you have discussed the matter thoroughly with your criminal defense attorney and have subsequently concluded that it is the best path forward.

The charge is DUI (or OVI). Do I really need an attorney?

The consequences of either a DUI or OVI conviction can dramatically affect your life moving forward. Having your license suspended, for example, can make something as important as getting to work nearly impossible. The fact is that those defendants who have an attorney in their corner tend to achieve far better case resolutions than do those who represent themselves (regardless of the kind of charge).

Can I look up my criminal record in the Clermont County court system?

If you need to look up your own criminal record in the Clermont County Municipal Court or the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, you can do so here.

Can I expunge or seal my criminal record?

An expungement process can apply in certain situations, which involves applying for it through the court. The court will then review the evidence you present in favor of expungement and may move forward with an oral hearing. Moving to an oral hearing is an option you should explore with an exceptionally experienced criminal defense attorney.

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Clermont County: Court Locations, Personnel, and Contact Information

At the Joslyn Law Firm, we’re well acquainted with the entire Clermont County court system, including the judges, clerks of court, staff, and other personnel. We have a close working knowledge of how each court operates and each court’s unique culture. Part of bringing your most solid defense involves knowing the intricacies of how the court operates. All of our accomplished criminal defense attorneys are proud to know their way around the Clermont County court system exceedingly well.

Clermont County Court of Common Pleas

The Clermont County Court of Common Pleas hears both criminal and civil felony cases for which the amount involved is more than $15,000, and the following applies:

  • Administrative Judge Jerry McBride has complete responsibility for the court’s administration, docket, and calendar.
  • Judge Anthony Brock is the presiding judge.
  • The Clerk of Courts is Barbara Wiedenbein
  • The Clermont County Court of Common Pleas is located at 270 East Main Street in Batavia, Ohio.

Clermont County Municipal Court

The Clermont County Municipal Court hears misdemeanor criminal offenses and civil actions for which the amount involved is $15,000 or less, and the following applies:

  • The court’s criminal docket includes thefts, assaults, traffic offenses, domestic violence, OVIs, and drug offenses charged as misdemeanors.
  • The Clerk of Courts is Tim Rudd.
  • The judges include Judge Kevin Miles, Judge Jason Nagel, and Judge Jesse Kramig.
  • The Municipal Court for Clermont County is located at 4430 OH-222 in Batavia, Ohio.

Clermont County Prosecutor

The Clermont County Prosecutor serves the role of prosecuting, on the state’s behalf, all complaints, controversies, suits, and other matters to which the state is party. The Prosecutor’s Office is located on the second floor of 76 South Riverside Drive in Batavia, Ohio.

Supreme Court of Ohio

The Supreme Court of Ohio is the highest court in the state of Ohio, and it has final authority regarding the interpretation of Ohio laws and the Ohio Constitution. Currently, the court has seven members, including chief justice Maureen O’Connor and six associate justices. The Supreme Court of Ohio is located at 65 South Front Street in Columbus, Ohio.

Southern District of Ohio

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio is one of the two United States district courts in Ohio, and it incorporates 48 of Ohio’s 88 counties. This district court handles federal criminal and civil cases for which the amount involved exceeds $75,000. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio is located in Room 103 of the Potter Stewart U.S Courthouse at 100 East Fifth Street in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Clermont County: Law Enforcement

Batavia Police Department

The current Police Chief for the Batavia Police Department is Jim Young. The Batavia Police Department is the local law enforcement for the Village of Batavia. It has the authority to file criminal charges and arrest residents and visitors for criminal offenses. The Batavia Police Department is located at 389 East Main Street in Batavia, Ohio.

Clermont County Sheriff’s Office

The Sheriff of Clermont County is Robert S. Leahy, and he and his staff are firmly committed to providing professional law enforcement services to the county’s citizens and businesses. The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office is located at 4470 State Route 222 in Batavia, Ohio.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is a division of Ohio’s Department of Public Safety, and it handles all traffic and driving offenses on Ohio’s highway system. The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s mission is to protect property and life while promoting traffic safety via professional public safety services throughout Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is located at 1970 West Broad Street in Columbus, Ohio.

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Clermont County: Additional Resources

Ohio Department of Public Safety

The Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) is part of the state government’s administrative department, and it has jurisdiction over the safety of Ohio’s general public.

Ohio Laws and Rules

Ohio Laws and Rules are a permanent collection of state laws and statutes that are organized by subject area into a code of chapters, titles, and sections. All statutes are updated annually by laws that create, transfer, or amend Ohio legislation. Visit Ohio’s Laws and Rules to understand better the elements of the charge you face.

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Turn to an Experienced Clermont County Lawyer for Robust Criminal Defense in Ohio

If you are awaiting a hearing date for criminal charges in the greater Clermont County area or have been arrested for or accused of committing a crime, of committing a traffic violation, or of violating a city ordinance, defending your rights is paramount. Tackle the matter head-on by contacting Joslyn Law Firm today.

The dedicated criminal defense attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm have more than 20 years of collective experience successfully defending the rights of clients like you. Our legal team takes great pride in treating our clients with the compassion they deserve and in aggressively advocating for their rights in the courtroom. We’re passionate about criminal defense and are committed to helping you smoothly navigate the legal process ahead.

By taking the first step and aligning yourself with an accomplished criminal defense attorney who is well acquainted with the Clermont County criminal justice system and who prioritizes your best interests, you help ensure your case’s most favorable resolution. Joslyn Law Firm is proud to zealously represent those facing criminal charges throughout the southern Ohio region, including Batavia, Georgetown, Reading, Cincinnati, Harrison, and Forest Park. For more information about how we can help craft your most powerful defense, give the astute criminal defense attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm a call at (513) 399-6289 to schedule your free consultation today.

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