A state crime is the most common accusation clients’ face. These are crimes committed in Ohio, that do not cross state lines and carry the possibility of steep penalties, depending on the nature of the conviction.
Examples of state crimes include, but are not limited to:
- Sex crimes
- Violent crimes
- Theft crimes
- Homicide and murder
- Robbery or burglary
- Weapons offenses
It is the goal of the Law Offices of Dennis P. Levin to provide our clients with an aggressive, yet caring and skilled professional who always has the client’s best interest at heart. We are committed to providing dedicated and effective representation to individuals charged with criminal offenses.
Penalties for State Crimes in Ohio
Both misdemeanors and felony convictions come with harsh penalties, including jail time, fines, and mandatory sentences. Crimes are classified on a scale, with the worst being a first-degree crime. For a misdemeanor, this can mean up to 180 days in jail and up to $1,000 in fines, and for a felony, you could face 3 to 11 years in prison, with up to $20,000 in fines, for offenses such as rape or manslaughter.
Contact a Cleveland Attorney Today
The Law Offices of Dennis P. Levin handle virtually all charges of Ohio state crimes from our Cleveland office. We work hard to fully investigate all aspects of the charge, including looking at all evidence and seeking professional help from trained experts in their fields.