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Attorney VanHo Representing Client in Civil Litigation Case

In an ongoing case, an Ohio woman named Fran M. was heartbroken when she discovered that both her wedding ring and a 25-year anniversary ring had been stolen. Initially, the woman believed the rings ...
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Cheating Online? Think Again!

News just hit this morning of another hack -- and this one has married people around the world running scared. Multiple news sources are indicating that AshleyMadison.com, a website that advertises ...
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Is Today The Day For Marriage Equality?

Is today the day that marriage equality will become the law of the land? If you are looking for a copy of the Supreme Court's opinions, you can check out the Supreme Court's website. You can ...
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Charges Dropped Against Akron Man

An Ohio man who was accused of throwing his girlfriend out a moving car, has had his charges completely dropped. Donte P. was scheduled to attend a court hearing for accusations of felonious assault, ...
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My Sunday Morning Rant: Kids -- Knock It Off!

The practice of law has been particularly painful the past few weeks. On several occasions in the past two weeks, I have had young people come into my office -- with their parents in tow. The offenses ...
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Today Is The Day: Marriage Equality Goes To The Supreme Court

Today is the day that marriage equality will be argued before the United States Supreme Court. The arguments will be heard this morning and available for streaming later today. I wrote about the topic ...
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Two Weeks: Two Big Cases In The Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court has been in the news this week for one decision and will be in the news next week for a case that could have huge consequences on American society and our legal system. ...
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Attorney Adam VanHo Will Be Heard During Today's Cavs-Celtics Game

You can hear Attorney Adam VanHo tonight on WONE/WAKR during the Cavs-Celtics game. Tune in and listen! Click here to listen now.
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Bullies in the Courtroom. Not welcome and not effective.

While in court the other day, I heard an attorney (who shall remain nameless) start arguing with just about everybody in the room. He argued with the prosecutor. He argued with the bailiff. He argued ...
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Victim Of Crime? You Have Rights Outside Of The Criminal Courtroom.

Many victims of crime believe that their only way to obtain justice for a wrong done against them is through the criminal justice process. They often believe that once a person is placed on probation ...
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The Side Effects Of A Felony And How To Potentially Avoid A Felony Conviction

I often have people come to me after their first arrest and ask "how can I keep this felony off my record?" In addition to potential prison sentences, probation, court costs and fees, a ...
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All Clients Welcome

One of the things I have discovered about attorneys, judges and the legal system is that the practice of law tends to attract people who are very opinionated. Sometimes these opinions are harmless ...
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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Today is St. Patrick's Day -- the day in which many Americans of Irish-American heritage celebrate their Irishness (and the day many non-Irish-Americans celebrate ...
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The True Advantages Of Having A Former Prosecutor On Your Side

When meeting with prospective clients, I always get asked about my background -- even by the clients who have already researched me online. I usually walk them through my years at the prosecutors' ...
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What You Need To Know About The Wayne County Court Of Common Pleas

The Wayne County Court of Common Pleas is the court with general jurisdiction over matters that occur in Wayne County, Ohio. The Common Pleas Court is located at 107 West Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio ...
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My Take: The Joys Of Traveling Ohio As An Attorney

When out in public, I often get asked a variety of questions about my job. These questions range from questions about specific cases to questions about the law. This week I got asked a familiar: what ...
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What You Need to Know About the Summit County Court of Common Pleas

The Summit County Court of Common Pleas is the court with general jurisdiction over matters that occur in Summit County, Ohio. The Common Pleas Court is located at 209 South High Street, Akron, Ohio ...
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Summer is approaching. What you need to know about judicial release in Ohio.

With the summer quickly approaching, I have received a lot of phone calls asking about how to apply for judicial release. As I often tell people, judicial release is a complicated process, and can ...
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What You Need to Know About the Barberton Municipal Court

The Barberton Municipal Court is located at 576 West Park Avenue, Barberton, Ohio 44203. For directions to the Court, please click here. The Court is served by two judges, Judge David Fish and Judge ...
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What You Need To Know About The Wayne County Municipal Court

The Wayne County Municipal Court covers all of Wayne County, Ohio. It has two locations: the main courthouse in Wooster and Orville. For directions to the Wooster courthouse, click here. For ...
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What You Need to Know About the Stow Municipal Court

The Stow Municipal Court is located at 4400 Courthouse Drive, Stow, Ohio. For directions to the Court, please click here. The Court is served by two judges, Judge Kim Hoover and Judge Lisa Coates, who ...
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Ohio Felony Penalties

One of the first things people ask when they have been arrested for a felony is "what am I facing?" Usually, the answer is more complicated than just saying "X years." The actual ...
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America's Herion Epidemic; What To Do If Your Child Is Arrested

Yet another report has come out which demonstrates America's heroin epidemic is contining to spiral out of control. As reported in Time Magazine, heroin-related deaths have quadrupled in the past ...
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What You Need to Know About the Akron Municipal Court

The Akron Municipal Court is located at 217 South High Street in downtown Akron. For directions to the Court, please click here. The Court is served by six judges, who are elected to six-year terms on ...
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Why Judges Matter and Why You Need to Vote

I often have people tell me how they don't vote for judges -- or that they play the name game, voting for whichever "Mc" or "O'" appears on the ballot. When I ask them why ...
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