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Toledo Legal News - News Appeals court directed to determine validity of man’s request to represent himself


The Ohio Supreme Court sent a Fremont man’s challenge to his conviction back to a lower court for further proceedings after accepting a trial transcript that was not previously part of the record.

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Expect stunning fall colors throughout Ohio this year

Fall is a special time of year in Ohio because of the stunning spectrum of colors that will soon transform trees around the state. Throughout the season, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., will be providing regular updates on the best locations to enjoy the unique activities and beautiful tones of autumn.

Date Published: September 30, 2020

Jail-time credit not awarded for time under house arrest

A criminal defendant is not entitled to jail-time credit while under postconviction house arrest or postconviction electronic monitoring because state law only grants credit to those confined to a public or private facility “intended for penal confinement,” the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.

Date Published: September 30, 2020

AG Yost's Robocall Enforcement Unit warns of potential scam calls and texts

An anti-robocall initiative launched six months ago by Attorney General Dave Yost has empowered Ohioans to report 27,931 illegal robocalls in an effort to help the Attorney General fight back against the growing nuisance. In turn, the Robocall Enforcement Unit has analyzed and shared the incoming data to try to put a stop to these illegal calls and texts, including filing a lawsuit to stop this behavior in June.

Date Published: September 29, 2020

Be prepared: 5 steps to build your emergency fund

(BPT) Many of life's interruptions can't be predicted. Not having funds set aside for unexpected problems can leave you racking up high credit card debt or putting yourself in other difficult financial straits.

Date Published: September 29, 2020

Great news for Lake Erie walleye and perch anglers

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate more great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The 2020 walleye and yellow perch hatches are both above average and continue an exceptional era of fish production in the western basin of Lake Erie.

Date Published: September 28, 2020

Tips for fueling up for outdoor fall chores

(StatePoint) Along with the fall season comes a range of outdoor chores for homeowners nationwide, from clearing trees and branches after wicked weather strikes to gathering autumn leaves. Here are a few things to consider as you go about fueling your chainsaws, leaf blowers and other lawn care equipment:

Date Published: September 28, 2020

What’s on the Ohio 529 Plan “Top Ten List?”

You want to make the smartest decision possible in all aspects of your life. When you start saving for your child’s future higher education in Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, you will need to select which investment options you would like to place your funds.

Date Published: September 28, 2020

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law to host virtual IP Fall Institute

Judges, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officials, in-house counsel, professors, private practitioners, and U.S. and global industry experts will come together virtually to discuss the latest in intellectual property developments and emerging issues during the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law’s IP Fall Institute, Sept. 29 through Oct. 2.

Date Published: September 25, 2020

Seven charged in multi-state scheme to purchase vehicles and watercrafts using false and stolen identification documents

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman announced recently that seven individuals were charged for using stolen identities of United States citizens from Puerto Rico and falsified identification documents to fraudulently purchase and finance vehicles and watercrafts from dealerships in Northern Ohio. The charges were made public in a forty-count indictment unsealed in a federal court in the Northern District of Ohio.

Date Published: September 25, 2020

Why protecting your skin matters all year long

(StatePoint) As the seasons change and the weather cools, you may be naturally inclined to pay less attention to the health and appearance of your skin. However, experts say that falling temperatures should not coincide with ditching your skin protection routine.

Date Published: September 25, 2020

Avoid costly setbacks: Insurance and disaster preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month and the Ohio Department of Insurance is providing insurance information to help Ohioans ensure they have adequate financial protections in place to avoid costly setbacks in the event disaster strikes.

Date Published: September 24, 2020

County commissioners can proceed with hospital trustee removal effort

The Morrow County Board of Commissioners can proceed with efforts to remove the former chairman of the county’s hospital board, who has clashed with the commissioners over granting OhioHealth a contract to manage the county-owned hospital, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.