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If you have a questions about criminal charges, arrest or procedures, I likely have the answer to your question right here.

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What Is Vehicular Assault (O.R.C. 2903.08) In Cleveland?

Vehicular Assault and Aggravated Vehicular Assault are both described under Ohio Revised Code §2903.08.

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What Is Felonious Assault (O.R.C. 2903.11) In Cleveland?

Felonious Assault (O.R.C. 2903.11) is, as the name suggests, a very serious felony charge in Cleveland.

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What Is Negligent Assault (O.R.C. 2903.14) In Cleveland?

If you’ve been charged with Negligent Assault (O.R.C. 2903.14) in Cleveland, it means that prosecutors believe you caused harm to another person, or their unborn, through the negligent use of a deadly weapon.

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What Is Aggravated Assault (O.R.C. 2903.12) In Cleveland?

Aggravated Assault (O.R.C. 2903.12) is a Fourth Degree Felony in Cleveland, and a criminal charge that you should take very seriously.

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What Is Assault (O.R.C. 2903.13) In The Cleveland Area?

In Cleveland, Assault (O.R.C. 2903.13) is often referred to as “Simple Assault” to distinguish it from more significant Assault charges.

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When it comes to building a defense case against an Aggravated Menacing (O.R.C. 2903.21) charge in Cleveland, every client brings a unique set of facts to the table.

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No, unfortunately if you’re convicted of Aggravated Menacing (O.R.C. 2903.21) in Cleveland, you’ll have a conviction for an offense of violence, and expungement is prohibited.

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Yes, if you are convicted of Aggravated Menacing (O.R.C. 2903.21) in Cleveland, you can be sentenced to up to six months in jail, as well as a $1000 fine.

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In Cleveland, Aggravated Menacing is almost always charged as a first degree misdemeanor, which carries a potential sentence of six months in jail and a $1000 fine.

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In an Aggravated Menacing (O.R.C. 2903.21) case in Cleveland, the prosecution alleges that you engaged in conduct that caused another to believe that you would cause serious harm to them, their property, or a family member.

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