Ohio law allows the transport of weapons in cars both by those with a concealed carry license and those without. There are, however, laws regulating the handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and failure to adhere to these laws could result in serious fines, jail time, loss of a concealed carry license, or even the right to open carry.
Adam Mathews, a partner at Dearie, Fischer & Mathews LLC, was honored with the Emerging Leader in Community Service Award from the Warren County Foundation on May 9, 2019.
The arrest of a minor can be traumatic for the child and a shock for the parent. Processing so many emotions and so much information quickly can be overwhelming.
The legality of marijuana is expanding in Ohio. Medical marijuana has come to Ohio, with dispensaries across the state now providing cannabis products for use by those on the medical marijuana registry. The new law has caused some confusion about the legality of marijuana use, especially when it comes to driving.
Ohioans are allowed by law to openly carry weapons without a permit. A license for carrying a concealed weapon (CCW) allows the carrier to conceal firearms, under regulations designed for the safety of the gun owner, law enforcement officials, and the general public.
Parents have a lot of questions when their teen reaches driving age. While many things about seeing your child get behind the wheel for the first time may be fraught with worries and complications, educating yourself about teen driving law can help to ease your mind. While parents' primary concern is that their teens avoid getting in serious accidents, they are of course also concerned about avoiding traffic tickets and license suspensions for the younger drivers in their household.
Do you ever find yourself doing something with your hands other than steering while driving? Looking at your phone, eating, putting on makeup, or reaching back to help a child? You could soon find yourself stuck with a ticket.
Most gun owners are conscientious about following the rules for transporting a weapon, and have nothing to fear if pulled over by a police officer, as long as they are not in violation of any other laws. But what do you need to know about traffic stops while you are transporting firearms?
Ohio gun owners in Warren, Butler, Montgomery, and Greene counties should be aware of OVI laws and the circumstances where an OVI conviction can affect your access to firearms in southwest Ohio. If you run into trouble, call us and we can help make sure your gun rights are protected.