As a former prosecuting attorney, Steven Adams has the ability to see both sides of an OVI, DUI, or other criminal case in Ohio or Kentucky—including what it takes to get an acquittal. Learn more about the challenges, evidence, and legal factors involved in your criminal defense.
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If I lie to my insurance company, have I committed insurance fraud? Lying to your insurance company is never a good idea, but it only amounts to fraud if you lied with the intent to defraud the insurance company.
Defrauding a creditor is a crime of intent, which means that a prosecutor must show that you intended to defraud a creditor. Defrauding means to knowingly obtain, by deception, some benefit for oneself or another, or to knowingly cause, by deception, some detriment to another.
Penalties You Could Face After Being Charged With a Misdemeanor in Ohio Ohio misdemeanor charges can result in jail time, fines, and restrictions on your freedom. A criminal defense attorney explains common penalties.