Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Supreme Court of Ohio today ruled that a document is “filed” when it is deposited properly for filing with the clerk of courts. The Supreme Court also ruled that even when a document lacks a clerk’s endorsement indicating it has been filed, filing may be proved by other means.

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The Supreme Court of Ohio today ruled that a state statute, which the city of Cleveland contended permitted a criminal trial in the absence of the defendant, does not apply to criminal trials against corporations in municipal court initiated by affidavit or complaint.

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The Supreme Court of Ohio today imposed an indefinite suspension against the law license of Fremont attorney Andrew Lockshin for multiple professional misconduct violations, including inappropriate touching of and sexual remarks to clients and others.

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The Supreme Court of Ohio today ruled that the rules of civil procedure do not allow a claimant to designate defendants using fictitious names as placeholders in a complaint filed within the statute-of-limitations period and then identify, name, and personally serve those defendants after the limitations period has elapsed.

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The Supreme Court of Ohio today imposed an indefinite suspension against the law license of Willoughby attorney Doreen Cantrell for multiple violations of disciplinary rules and professional conduct violations in her handling of probate matters entrusted to her by two unrelated clients.

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