CT Law expands

CT Law expands

CT Law is pleased to announce attorneys Laura Hillerich and Lynne Longtin have joined the firm.

Former Butler Assistant Prosecutor Faces Suspension

Former Butler Assistant Prosecutor Faces Suspension

Update (10/27/2015): The Ohio Supreme Court has elected to suspend Phillabaum for one year from the practice of law. The disciplinary board recommended the suspension be reduced to six months, but the Supreme Court ultimately decided to impose the full year suspension. It was determined that Phillabaum violated the Rules of Professional conduct by lying … Continued

Ohio Supreme Court Rules on Workers’ Comp. Issue

Ohio Supreme Court Rules on Workers’ Comp. Issue

The Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled on a case involving the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and an individual who was injured while working. In The State. Ex rel. Hildebrand, v. Wingate Transport, Inc., et al, the Appellant, Hildebrand injured his back while at work. His physician recommended work restrictions to avoid further injury.   … Continued

Cincinnati Proposes New Marijuana Expungement Law

Cincinnati Proposes New Marijuana Expungement Law

In 2006, the City of Cincinnati passed an ordinance to create harsher punishments for possession of small amounts or marijuana. Rather than a minor misdemeanor for possession of less than one hundred grams, the punishment was a misdemeanor of the fourth degree. The amount of arrests rose considerably, and the city repealed the ordinance in … Continued

Reds Opening Day 2014

Reds Opening Day 2014

Crehan & Thumann, LLC will be hosting its third annual Opening Day Open House on March 31, 2014 starting at noon. Due to the streetcar construction, the parade has been slightly changed so it will not pass directly in front of our office, but just a short walk across Washington Park to Elm Street. Please … Continued

CT Law Files Lawsuit Over Rare Ferrari

CT Law Files Lawsuit Over Rare Ferrari

CT Law, along with Attorney Zach Gottesman, filed a lawsuit over an extremely rare Ferrari 375 Plus racecar. Only six of these particular Ferrari models were ever produced. The Ferrari, which has raced throughout the World, was stolen from a Cincinnati native before resurfacing in Belgium with a clear title. The Ferrari is set to … Continued

Ohio Criminal Rule 16- Reciprocal Duty of Disclosure

Ohio Criminal Rule 16- Reciprocal Duty of Disclosure

By: Rebecca Brooks. Under Crim. R. 16, when a criminal defendant makes a demand for discovery, the defendant owes a reciprocal duty of disclosure to the state. In State v. Athon, 138 Ohio St. 3d 43, a criminal Defendant chose to make a public records request to the State Highway Patrol rather than request the … Continued

Adoption of Commercial Docket Rules

Adoption of Commercial Docket Rules

By Rebecca Brooks. In 2007 Chief Justice Moyer created a Supreme Court task force on commercial dockets. Commercial dockets are mainly used to resolve business disputes. The job of the task force was to establish and evaluate a pilot project where commercial dockets were established in certain Ohio counties. In 2008 the task force established … Continued

CT Law files Federal Discrimination Lawsuit

CT Law files Federal Discrimination Lawsuit

CT Law filed a federal lawsuit against all 88 County Recorders in Ohio for racial discrimination. This is an article copied from Courthouse News Service Ohioans Slam Housing as Racist by Design By KEVIN KOENINGER   CINCINNATI (CN) – Racism is state policy in Ohio, whose county recorders repeatedly publish restrictive covenants barring black – … Continued

New Expungement Law in Ohio

New Expungement Law in Ohio

Ohio Senate Bill 337 took effect on September 28, 2012 changing the requirements for having a criminal record expunged in Ohio. Under previous expungement law in Ohio, only “first offenders” were eligible to have their records sealed. This meant if you had been convicted of a crime on more than one occasion you were likely … Continued