Receiving a criminal charge is a life-changing event that can throw your daily routine into chaos. No person should face the full strength of the government alone – we at The Law Office of Brian Jones will be at your side through every step of this process, beginning with the filing of the indictment or complaint.
Addressing clients’ fears and providing realistic expectations have been the cornerstones of our criminal defense practice at The Law Office of Brian Jones. Understanding that knowledge can help people cope with difficult circumstances and better prepare for the future because we aim to keep our clients informed through all stages of their defense against criminal charges.
It is critically important to remember that you should not discuss any aspects of the case with others, and under no circumstances should you post anything related to your case on any social media website. The information you post becomes public, and can be used by the Prosecution in your case.
Understanding the Court of Common Pleas:
The Common Pleas Courts hear a great variety of cases. The Court is where cases involving any felony allegation are litigated.
Step One: The Filing Of An Indictment Or Complaint.
Step Two: Arraignment
Step Three: Pretrial Litigation
Step Four: Plea Bargain or Trial
Step Five: Disposition Or Dismissal
Step Six: Direct Appeal and Post-Conviction Remedies.
Step Seven: Probation, Post-Release Control, and Your Rights Upon Violation.
Step Nine: Sealing of Records and Expungement.
It is important to remember that during this process you have rights you must exercise and decisions only you can make. While your attorney will advise you on the facts, law and anticipated outcomes, the decisions must ultimately come from you. These rights include:
I hope this information helps calm your fears about the process of the criminal justice system for felony cases. I know from decades of experience how difficult pending charges make many aspects of your life. We are here to help and are happy to answer any questions you have about the process.
Brian Glen Jones graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelors Degree in Politics and Government. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate degree from the University Of Akron School Of Law. Brian has been a lifelong resident of Ohio. Brian is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio and before the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.
Calling a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer before speaking to law enforcement is the best way to protect your future. Our attorneys will work to minimize or eliminate the possibility of jail time, a prison sentence, probation, hefty fines and a permanent criminal record. Call us now at 740-908-4550 to schedule your free consultation with one of the firm’s knowledgeable attorneys.
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