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A complete sentence. Are you kidding?

Q:        How does a Court decide punishment for a juvenile offender? A:        Ohio law lists the factors for a Juvenile Court to consider in making orders: to provide for the care, protection, and mental and physical development of children, to … Continue reading

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Pardon me?

Q:        If the Governor grants a pardon can the record be expunged? A:        According to an Ohio Supreme Court decision earlier this year, the answer is no. First, the Court pointed out that expungement is a privilege and not a … Continue reading

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Are you sure you can ensure my insurance? Assure me.

Q:        Will filing bankruptcy make my insurance cost more? A:        Increasingly, insurance companies are using credit scores to predict risk. But how they use the information varies. Some are more interested in the amount of debt, so bankruptcy might actually … Continue reading

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Easy for you to say

Q:        Is collaborative just an easy way out of conflict? A:        Actually, hiring an attorney to trash the other party, get as much as possible of what the attorney thinks you think you want, and just go along for the … Continue reading

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Is Robinson’s Will Lost in Space?

Q:        What happens if my will is lost? A:        A last will and testament can be damaged or destroyed by flood, tornado, fire, or other natural disaster. Sometimes the heirs know there was a will, but cannot find it. … Continue reading

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Dogged license

Q:        Can a Juvenile Court stop a teen from getting a driver’s license? A:        Three Ohio Appellate Courts have ruled on this issue (including the Fifth District, which covers Stark County). All three courts decided that it depends on the … Continue reading

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Fasten Your Seatbelts. Maybe.

Q:        Is it true that some people in Ohio do not have to wear seat belts? A:        Yes. While most Ohioans (and travelers from other states while in Ohio) must use a seat belt, there are a few exceptions. Children … Continue reading

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