Criminal Offenses

If you are under investigation or were charged with a criminal offense or a DUI/OVI offense in Delaware, Ohio or central Ohio area, you are probably concerned about the impact this is going to have on your life. Before you talk to the police or anyone else, you must talk to a lawyer immediately. Robert Owens has specific experience defending:

Drug Possession/Abuse Crimes

Sex Crimes (Rape/GSI, etc.)

Financial Crimes

Domestic Violence

Fraud/Theft

Assault/Violent Crimes

Telephone/Internet Crimes

Juvenile Defense

DUI/OVI

Serious Traffic Charges

Owens Law Office Has Answers

If you are charged with in criminal or DUI/OVI matter in Delaware or central Ohio, it is critical to talk to legal counsel as soon as possible and without delay. Call 740-368-0008 or e-mail Robert@owenslawoffice.com and talk to an attorney as soon as possible.

Former Prosecutor, Now Defense Lawyer

Robert Owens is a former prosecutor in Delaware County. Robert understands how the State will seek to build its case, use witnesses and convince a jury of your guilt. Understanding this, Mr. Owens can effectively develop defense measures to counter prosecution strategies.

Choosing a Lawyer

After you educate yourself about your situation, you may decide representation is necessary. If so, you need to determine what lawyer to hire. The lawyer you hire may be the single most important decision you make about your case. There are many factors to consider when choosing an attorney. Some of the most significant traits to look for in a lawyer include: focus, expertise, and experience. You should also consider results of past cases, client satisfaction, and industry recognition.

Lawyer With Recognized Expertise

Robert Owens has undergone extensive training specific to Drug cases, sex based crimes, financial crimes and DUI/OVI cases.

Personal Service

Robert Owens takes on a limited number of cases. By limiting the caseload, the office can work each case thoroughly and provide the level of representation and service you would want as a client. We are here to help, so hopefully you can stop worrying. The result of limiting the caseload and focusing the practice on a narrow area of law is a track record of favorable results and satisfied clients.

Favorable Results

Results matter. An attorney's expertise and experience are only valuable if they lead to favorable results for clients. If you are considering hiring a Delaware law firm for a criminal case or a DUI/OVI, one of the most important criteria to consider is the outcomes of cases similar to yours handled by that law firm. Lots of fluff exists on the internet, but it is critical to talk to a lawyer, discuss the facts of your case specifically, and ask the tough questions about specific experience a lawyer has on cases like yours. Call 740-368-0008 or e-mail Robert@owenslawoffice.com and talk to an attorney ASAP.

Satisfied Clients

Not all lawyers are the same: there are varying levels of knowledge, focus and service. Robert Owens has had success obtaining favorable results from aquitals on Felony 1 Rape cases to dismissals of OVI charges in a wide range of cases including super high test cases. Call 740-368-0008 or e-mail Robert@owenslawoffice.com and talk to an attorney ASAP.

FEES

There is a wide range of fees among lawyers who handle criminal cases and OVI/DUI cases in Delaware and central Ohio. Fees are based on the firm's experience, expertise and limited caseload. Robert Owens is an experienced, successful trial lawyer, and as such the fees charged by Owens Law Office are at the high end of the range of fees charged in Delaware County and Central Ohio. All major credit cards are accepted.

Owens Law Office Can Help

We help clients in situations like yours obtain favorable results for criminal cases and DUI/OVI cases in Delaware and central Ohio. To find out how we can help with your situation, call the Owens Law office at 740-368-0008 or e-mail robert@owenslawoffice.com to arrange a free consultation.

Results

Case No. 13 CR I 06 0267

Facts: Defendant charged with felony wiretapping and illegal telephone recordings. Defendant admitted all crimes to police before seeking legal counsel. Police had hard evidence of crime.

Results: Defendant successfully did an intervention in lieu of conviction. Under Ohio law he was able to attend a handful of counseling sessions for depression, after which all criminal charges were dismissed.

Case No. 16 CR I 07 0337

Facts: Defendant charged with Felony 1 Rape and other related charges incident to a one night stand with a girl he met in a bar. Prior to talking to a lawyer, Defendant waived his rights was lead into a confession on video tape by a clever police officer.

Results: Defense strategy showing that Defendant was too drunk/stupid to give accurate account of events made video confession unpersuasive for the jury. Cross examination of the lead detective over detailed medical records followed by catching the accuser in several key lies on the stand. Defendant was found not guilty of all charges at trial.

Case No. 05-CR-59D , 05 CV 07 0512

Facts: Store manager accused of embezzling $60,000, aggravated theft and fraud.

Results: Use of procedural motions and forensic accountants secured dismissal of all criminal charges. Subsequently, our office sued the former employer and recovered all legal fees and some damages on top of that.

Case No. 14TRC14234

Facts: Defendant had a few drinks with a friend and got in an accident on the way home. Several witnesses said she smelled of alcohol and she failed all the Field Sobriety Tests but refused to take a breath test.

Results: Medical evidence was used to show that the concussion she sustained in the accident mimicked conditions of alcohol impairment. OVI charge was dismissed.

Case No. 04 CRB 2282

Facts: Bar manager was stopped coming home from work after last call. All the field sobriety tests were failed and the cruiser cam of the Defendant was UGLY.

Results: Under cross examination the officer was shown to have done a poor job of gathering evidence. The Jury agreed that the rash that Defendant had in his genital area (AKA “Swamp ass”) was a possible reason for the unusual demeanor on tape. Defendant was found not guilty of OVI at trial.

Case. No. 2014TRC9322

Facts: Defendant coming home late from evening with girlfriend. Defendant failed the Field Sobriety Tests and a breath test.

Results: Several preliminary motions were filed including a demand that the State produce and preserve all evidence including video evidence. Video from the sheriff station was lost, and in conjunction with other evidentiary problems, the OVI was dismissed.

Case No. 2015 TR C 167173

Facts: Minor was stopped for OVI and failed all field sobriety tests and when he took the breath test he tested more than 6 times over the legal limit for a person under age of 21.

Results: The police officer failed to administer the test correctly in all respects and it was thrown out. Other procedural errors compounded to make the case unwinnable for the prosecution and the OVI was dismissed.

Case No. 16061922DL

Facts: Young man was accused of doing drugs in a car at a friend’s house. Neighbor calls police who confronts the young man who then admits everything.

Results: Case dismissed as the interrogation of the accused was found to be improper.

Case No. 15CRB02746

Facts: Young adult defendant was over 18 but not over 21. Defendant was arrested on underage alcohol and at that time denied have any drugs – hiding them in their crotch. While being “booked” into jail, the drugs were found hidden in the Defendant’s genitals and a 3rd Degree felony charge for bringing controlled substances into a lock down facility was added on to an already bad day.

Results: A mitigation case was thoroughly developed. Working with prosecutors, the felony charges were dismissed for a plea to an underage alcohol charge (that could be later expunged). Defendant was issued a $100 fine for the alcohol charge to bring the case to a close.

Case No. 07CRB03092

Facts: Defendant was accused of smelling of burnt Marijuana by an officer who observed him in a gas station. The officer maneuvered his car to block Defendant, and performed a drug dog search. Defendant admitted to possession.

Results: Case dismissed by procedural motion because the police officer did not execute the stop in compliance with Ohio law.

Case

Facts: Secretary of Prosecutor’s office was struck by a pick-up truck and sustained injuries to her neck. She had about $66,000 in medical bills.

Results: Plaintiff awarded one of the largest all collected jury verdicts in a personal injury case in Delaware County - $518,642

Case No. 13 CR I 06 0267

Facts: Defendant charged with felony wiretapping and illegal telephone recordings. Defendant admitted all crimes to police before seeking legal counsel. Police had hard evidence of crime.

Results: Defendant successfully did an intervention in lieu of conviction. Under Ohio law he was able to attend a handful of counseling sessions for depression, after which all criminal charges were dismissed.

Robert Owens
- Former Prosecutor, Now Defense Lawyer