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Toledo Legal News - News What it means to live in polarized times

 

We live in a divided country. And I don’t just mean politically.

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ABA Legal Check: Holding an attorney general in contempt of Congress

On May 8, two legal developments in the nation’s capital intersected. The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress; shortly afterward, a contempt of Congress citation in the House, which dated back to 2012 against then-Attorney General Eric Holder, was settled.

Date Published: June 24, 2019

Visit Lake Erie for excellent walleye fishing

Excellent walleye fishing is expected at Lake Erie now through October, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Walleye catches are typically best during June, followed closely by July and August.

Date Published: June 24, 2019

5 simple steps to getting started with solar panels

(BPT) With more Americans "going green" than ever before, you've probably already started thinking about doing it yourself. Perhaps you've increased your recycling efforts, started using more Energy Star appliances and light bulbs or upgraded to other greener technology options. Chances are, you also may be thinking about using solar energy to power your home, but don't know where to start.

Date Published: June 21, 2019

Warrant reform recommendations released

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and members of the Ohio Governor’s Warrant Task Force recently released a report outlining more than a dozen recommendations for improving Ohio’s system of issuing, prioritizing, and serving arrest warrants throughout the state.

Date Published: June 21, 2019

Closing civil justice gaps

Darrilyn took a seat at one of the small, round, white tables. Across from her were two attorneys looking over the Hamilton County Municipal Court’s docket. She wanted to understand the latest update in her case. The city where she lives had filed a lawsuit against her and her husband for past-due municipal income taxes. The city said they owed thousands of dollars, and the court entered a default judgment in the city’s favor because the couple hadn’t responded. That brought Darrilyn to the court’s Help Center a few months ago for guidance.

Date Published: June 20, 2019

AG Yost warns of scammers who profit off of severe weather

Attorney General Dave Yost is urging Ohioans to watch out for home repair scammers and fake charities after the powerful storms and severe weather which have caused major damage to homes and businesses in Ohio recently.

Date Published: June 19, 2019

Attorney General must take action in Columbus mosque dispute

The Ohio attorney general will have to commence an action against one of two feuding boards of directors to determine which gets to operate a Columbus mosque and oversee $432,000 of its corporate funds, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.

Date Published: June 18, 2019