In Ohio Criminal Code is presented as one of the chapters of the Laws (namely, the section number 29), like in several other states of America. Any criminal attorney, who practices in Ohio, knows this. Also, to competently and successfully represent you in court, he should be able to use variety of criminal laws which are not present in the 29th chapter of the Laws of Ohio, but can be in the individual state laws and other sections. If you get in a difficult situation, first of all, you need to find an attorney who will protect your rights, and you shouldn`t forget that the maximum penalty of Ohio - is the death penalty. And although it is assigned only for premeditated murder with a large number of aggravating circumstances, but it does not add tranquility to ordinary citizens who find themselves on the bench of justice. In "State of chestnuts ", another name for Ohio, there is constitutionally prohibited attract and punish twice for the same offense. Also, the authorities did not give the criminals who committed the violation in Ohio, and any criminal attorney, who will represent your interests have to know that.