In Cleveland, you can be charged with Menacing (O.R.C. 2903.22) even if you didn’t lay a finger on anyone or make a verbal threat against them. Menacing is a charge that applies to a wide range of circumstances. Because of this, misunderstandings on the part of the police or the alleged victim are often the cause for this criminal charge. If you’re convicted of menacing, you could face jail time and fines.
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If you have prior convictions though, the prosecution may seek a fourth-degree felony charge and stricter penalties. Fourth-degree felony charges can lead to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine.
The attorneys at Patituce & Associates know how to push back against charges that you engaged in conduct others may have misconstrued. Our assault attorneys have spent more than 30 years in the legal field. As former prosecutors, we’ve spent time on both sides of the courtroom. Let us use this experience to fight for you.
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