Blog Posts in 2016

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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