FAQ - College Student Defense in Columbus and Central Ohio

Q: What Types of Charges Do College Students Commonly Face in Central Ohio?

A: We have represented many college students with charges ranging from traffic tickets to serious felonies. A few examples of the most common charges are: Underage alcohol possession and consumption; D.U.I. / O.V.I.; Drug Offenses; Assault; and Shoplifting.

Q: Is Having a Conviction as a College Student Serious?

A: Yes. Even though the offense may have been an isolated mistake a conviction can have serious consequences for a college student. First, there is the sentence announced by the judge. Second, there are collateral consequences of a criminal conviction which can impact a college student. These consequences may include effects on education, financial aid, employment, and professional licensing, in addition to the stigma of having a criminal record.

Q: Does the Dominy Law Firm Represent Students From All Central Ohio Universities?

A: Since 1997, we have been providing representation to college students. We represent students from all the colleges and universities throughout central Ohio, including: The Ohio State University; Ohio Wesleyan University; Ohio Dominican University; Otterbein College; Denison University; Franklin University; Columbus College of Art and Design; and Columbus State Community College.

Q: In Which Counties Does Dominy Law Firm Practice?

A: The Dominy Law Firm practices mostly in Columbus (Franklin County) but also handles cases in courts in the following counties: Delaware County, Fairfield County, Knox County, Madison County, Marion County, Morrow County, Pickaway County, and Union County.

Attorneys for College Students in Columbus and Central Ohio

The Dominy Law firm in Columbus, Ohio represents college student in central Ohio. To learn more about the Dominy Law Firm, please see this site's ‘About Us’ page. You can also see what clients say about our firm’s representation on the ‘Client Reviews’ page. If you would like to discuss how the Dominy Law Firm can help with your case, please call (614) 717-1177 or submit a CONTACT FORM to schedule a free phone consultation.

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