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Fentanyl Dealer Represented by Attorney Gounaris May Get Plea Deal

William “Fruit” Johnson Jr. was facing an uphill battle after being charged with conspiracy involving vast quantities of a dangerous illicit drug. Authorities determined he was in ...
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"El Chapo Jr." Takes Plea Deal to Dramatically Reduce Possible Sentencing

Daniel E. Jones, allegedly known throughout certain criminal syndicates as “El Chapo Jr.,” recently plead guilty to federal drug charges in order to pave the way towards a plea deal. When ...
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Man Extradited from Iraq Declared Dead by Cincinnati Officials

The first person to ever be extradited out of Iraq to come to the United States on charges of federal crime violations, Mr. Metin Atilan, has been declared dead by Cincinnati officials. The details of ...
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Conrad Davis Gets a 15-Year Sentence

Conrad Davis was sentenced this February to a 15-year conviction after a shootout at the Brookville Speedway gas station took place in October of 2016. During the event, Mr. Davis’s ...
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Effect of Mouth Alcohol on DUI Charges

It is quite possible for a field sobriety test to be compromised due to the presence of “mouth alcohol”. For some individuals, measurable amounts of alcohol may remain in the mouth ...
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What Happens to Your Pets During Divorce?

Gounaris Abboud, LPA: Dayton Family Law Attorney When a family decides to divorce, questions may arise about who will get to keep what had been shared pets of various species. Broadly, laws have been ...
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Treating Minor Burn Injuries at Home

Burns are wounds which are sustained due to exposure to extreme temperatures. Burns can be minor and easily treated or severe and potentially life threatening. It is essential that burns are treated ...
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Visitation and Child Custody during Holidays

After a divorce, the holidays can be rough, especially when you and your ex-spouse share children. How families split holidays can be a central point of contention when determining the distribution of ...
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National Transportation Safety Board Wants to Lower BAC Limit to 0.05%

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is eyeing the number of car accidents caused by drunk drivers each year and looking for a way to bring it down. One proposal that has been sitting at ...
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Possible Changes to Ohio Gun Laws on the Horizon

Tighter gun control laws in Ohio could potentially be on the horizon if a recent push by certain state lawmakers should gain enough traction. Earlier this year, then-Democratic Senate Candidate PG ...
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Tips for Protecting Your Assets During Divorce

In just about any divorce, each spouse has a collection of items or assets that they value more than anything else, and that might be up for grabs. This is especially true of high asset divorces ...
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What to Do and Not to Do During a DUI Checkpoint

Sobriety checkpoints are a tool commonly used by law enforcement in an attempt to spot individuals who are driving under the influence (DUI). As with any police encounter, it is critical to understand ...
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Keeping the Best Interests of the Child in Mind During Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult experience for everyone involved – especially children. Children of separating parents typically experience difficulty coping with the tumultuous change and will react ...
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Tips for a Successful Divorce Modification

Modifying your divorce agreement can be the best way to lift financial stress and similar burdens off your shoulders. Sometimes – or oftentimes – life doesn’t go exactly the way you ...
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Pokémon Go Directly to Jail

The most popular mobile app in recent memory, Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. As thousands of people continue to download the free game every day, safety organizations and law ...
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Underage DUI Charges and Penalties in Ohio

An adult convicted of a DUI (driving under the influence) is certainly in for some troubled times ahead. An underage driver convicted of a DUI may be in even more trouble, as it places a damaging mark ...
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What Are the Penalties for Assault & Battery in Ohio?

In the state of Ohio, assault and battery are two separate offenses that oftentimes go hand in hand. Ohio law defines assault as the act of causing or attempting to cause harm to another person or ...
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Gun Possession and Carry Laws in Ohio

In recent months, and even recent years, there has been much media attention on gun laws all across the country. Despite the news feeds and stories about firearms, their responsible handling, and ...
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Attorneys Gounaris & Abboud Selected to Super Lawyers®

Gounaris Abboud, LPA is proud to announce the inclusion of its founding partners, Attorneys Tony Abboud and Nick Gounaris, to the 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers® list! This great distinction is reserved ...
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Safe Driving Tips for the Holidays and Wintertime

Thanksgiving might be behind us but the holiday season is only just beginning. Up here in Ohio, that means snow in the sky and ice on the roads for many people, especially as the winter progresses ...
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Ohio Judge Refusing Same-Sex Marriages, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

Municipal Judge C. Allen McConnell of Toledo, Ohio has refused to acknowledge same-sex couples who come to his court to be married. The judge has cited his own personal religious beliefs for his ...
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Gounaris Abboud, LPA Recruits Former IRS Special Agent

Gounaris Abboud, LPA is excited to announce that former Federal Special Agent Tom Buchenroth has joined our team as an in-house investigator. Our firm has always had an intense focus on gathering the ...
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How to Handle a DMV License Suspension Resulting from a DUI

One of the most common reasons for law enforcement to suspend your license is because you've been convicted of drunk driving. License suspensions can also occur if you refuse to take a ...
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What Additional Penalties are Associated with a DUI with Injury?

Under even the most ordinary conditions, getting charged with a DUI can be scary. The penalties are severe and first-offenders are not exempt from harsh consequences. Unfortunately, a drunk driving ...
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Best Smartphone Apps to Help You Avoid a DUI

For years, there was no real way of knowing if you were over the legal alcohol limit before getting behind the wheel. This led to numerous DUI arrests and convictions that could have otherwise been ...
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