Law Office of Joshua Hall

844 South Front Street

​Columbus, OH 43206


Phone:  614-445-8287


​Fax: 614-443-7463


​​Criminal/ Traffic Defense

  • ​​​Drunk Driving (OVI, DUI)

    • ​If you are over 21 years of age and your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and breath alcohol content (BrAC) is .08 or greater, you are considered to be “operating a vehicle impaired.” The .08 figure refers to the concentration of alcohol in your breath or in your blood.  

  • Drug Crimes
    • Trafficking 
      • Drug trafficking is knowingly selling or offering to sell a controlled substance or a controlled substance. A person also commits the offense of drug trafficking by shipping, transporting, delivering, or preparing a controlled substance for shipment/ transportation /delivery when the person has reason to believe the recipient intends to sell the controlled substance.
    • Manufacturing
      • ​​Drug manufacturing occurs whenever a person participates in any part of the process involved in creating an illegal drug.
    • Possession
      • ​Drug possession is the crime of having one or more illegal drugs in one's possession, either for personal use, distribution, sale or otherwise. Illegal drugs fall into different categories and sentences vary depending on the amount, type of drug, circumstances, and jurisdiction.
  • Violent Crimes 
    • Assault
      • An assault is carried out by a threat of bodily harm coupled with an apparent, present ability to cause the harm. It  may result in either criminal or civil liability. There is an additional Criminal Law category of assault consisting of an attempted but unsuccessful Battery.
    • Domestic Violence
      • ​Various individuals and groups have defined domestic violence to include everything from saying unkind or demeaning words, to grabbing a person's arm, to hitting, choking, or even murdering. Domestic violence most often refers to violence between married or cohabiting couples, although it sometimes refers to violence against other members or a household, such as children or elderly relatives.
  • Traffic Violations
    • Driving Under Suspension
      • ​If your driver’s license has been suspended for any reason you may not drive any motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roads, highways, public property, or private property used by the public until your driving privileges have been reinstated. If you are found to be driving under suspension and you do not have limited driving privileges, you may be charged with a first-degree misdemeanor.
    • Speeding
      • ​Infractions do not usually carry the same stigma and penalties as serious criminal offenses. But certain traffic-related offenses are categorized as "misdemeanors" or even "felonies", and can result in more significant fines, loss of driving privileges, or even imprisonment.
  • Theft Crimes
    • In common usage, theft is the taking of another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it. The word is also used as an informal shorthand term for some crimes against property, such as burglary, embezzlement, larceny, looting, robbery, shoplifting, library theft, and fraud.
  • Weapon Offenses
    • Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Having Weapon While Under Disability, Use of a Weapon While Intoxicated, Improperly Handling a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle, Illegal Conveyance of a Deadly Weapon, Improper Discharge of a Firearm, Transporting Firearms, Distributing Firearms
  • Juvenile Offenses
    • ​The most common juvenile offenses include; truancy, violating a city or county curfew, underage possession and consumption of alcohol, underage possession and use of tobacco, running away, and, ungovernability (being beyond the control of parents or guardians).
  • Property Offenses
    • Property crime is a category of crime that includes, among other crimes, burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, shoplifting, and vandalism. Property crime involves the taking of property, and does not involve force or threat of force against a victim.
  • Violation of Probation
    • ​Probation violation include: Not appearing during a scheduled court appearance on a set date and time; Not reporting to your probation officer at the scheduled time or place; Not paying any required fines or restitution (to victims) as ordered by a court; Visiting certain people or places, or traveling out of state without the permission of your probation officer; Possessing, using, or selling illegal drugs; Committing other crimes or offenses; and Getting arrested for another offense, regardless of whether criminal or not.

Domestic Relations

  • Divorce
  • Dissolution
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation
  • ​Child Support

​​Personal Injury​

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Worker's Compensation

​Law Office of Joshua Hall

Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney

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