Criminal Defense Attorney – Delaware County, Ohio
If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Delaware County, Ohio, it is important that you hire legal counsel. Contact Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC at (614) 987-0192 to review your case and discuss with you how to proceed. As an experienced and dedicated Delaware County, Ohio criminal defense attorney, he will be with you at your first court appearance (called an “arraignment”) and attempt to have the case dismissed. In the event that the charges are not dropped, a pre-trial hearing will be conducted.
Depending on what the charge is, and where it will be heard, negotiations will begin with the prosecutor and evidence will be gathered to support your defense. If negotiations fail to produce a favorable plea agreement, or you decline to accept the plea agreement, your case will be set for trial. At trial, Attorney Johnson will vigorously defend you. However, if you are found guilty, Attorney Johnson will seek all avenues available that will allow you to avoid jail or prison.
Delaware County, Ohio – Where Will Your Case Be Heard?
Misdemeanor offenses in Delaware County, Ohio are heard in Delaware County Municipal Court. For a felony offense, the charge will be filed in Delaware County Common Pleas Court.
What Types of Cases are Heard in Delaware County Municipal and Common Pleas Courts?
Delaware County Municipal Court hears misdemeanor offenses. The following are common examples of misdemeanor offenses heard in Delaware County Municipal Court:
- Possession of Marijuana (under 200 grams)
- Drug Paraphernalia
- DUI / OVI
- Domestic Violence
- Obstructing Official Business
- Petty Theft
Delaware County Common Pleas Court hears all felony offenses. The following are common examples of felony offenses heard in Delaware County Common Pleas Court:
- Drug Possession
- Felonious Assault
- Juvenile Offenses
- Receiving Stolen Property
- Breaking and Entering
Where are the Delaware County Courts Located?
Delaware County Municipal Court is located at 70 North Union Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015. Delaware County Common Pleas Court is located at 91 North Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015. Refer to the following map below.
Delaware County, Ohio Criminal Defense Attorney
If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Delaware County, Ohio, contact Johnson Legal, LLC and speak with an experienced and dedicated Delaware County, Ohio criminal defense attorney. Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC will discuss your case and assist you in fighting the charges. Call (614) 987-0192 or send an email to schedule a consultation regarding your case. For further information, consult Johnson Legal, LLC’s Criminal Defense Blog.
Helpful Links for Delaware Ohio: Delaware Chamber of Commerce, Delaware Parks, Delaware City Library
Mark Corroto – Prosecutor
70 North Union Street
Delaware, Ohio Police Department
70 N Union St
Delaware, Ohio Fire Department
99 South Liberty