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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "Magistrate"

Franklin Municipal Court Drug Court Is Coming

Judge Rupert E. Ruppert of the Franklin Municipal Court will soon be implementing a drug and a mental health docket. The decision follows a decision by the Warren County Commission to hire a full-time magistrate to help implement the new dockets.  Greg Demos was picked by Judge Ruppert to be the Court's Magistrate. The plan is to have both of the programs up and running by June. The Franklin Municipal Court, like many courts in the Miami Valley, has been dealing with an increase in heroin cases in Franklin, Carlisle and Franklin Township. [see DDN story]We will report whether or not...

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Miami County Ohio DUI Information (Troy, Piqua & Tipp City)

One of the most beautiful buildings in Ohio is the Miami County Courthouse, home of the Miami County Municipal Court [link].  The court is located on Main St., in downtown Troy, Ohio (address mail to "Courthouse") and is open from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday.  The Judges of the Miami Municipal Court are the honorable Elizabeth Gutmann and Gary Nasal.  The court allows the public to access cases [look up cases here] for review and provides court rules [link] and information on various court programs.  If you are arrested for misdemeanor OVI anywhere in Miami County, your case will...

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Ohio Magistrates Are Governed by Crim.R. 19

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]When you are arrested on a criminal case, you may find yourself in front of a magistrate instead of a judge.  This is common, but may cause confusion if you are asked to give your consent to allow the magistrate to hear your case.  Set forth below is a cursory examination of the authority given to criminal magistrates in Ohio.Criminal Rule 19 governs the authority of magistrates in the municipal courts.  A court can refer to the magistrate any of the following: (1) Initial appearances and preliminary hearings conducted under Criminal Rule 5. (2)...

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