A few weeks back, our blog spent some time discussing what exactly administrative law encompasses and how, unbeknownst to most, this area of the law affects so many important aspects of their personal and professional lives.
On the first of the month, dozens of new laws covering everything from employment and education to motor vehicles and firearms officially took effect here in Ohio. Interestingly enough, however, there was one law that was blocked from taking effect January 1 following the issuance of a 30-day restraining order in late December in a Court of Common Pleas in Williams County.
In a series of ongoing posts, we've been discussing the process by which the Ohio State Dental Board investigates alleged violations of the Dental Practice Act, and how it decides whether to initiate the formal disciplinary process against a particular dental professional.
We know that it is of utmost important to protect your career in every way possible. After the significant investment you have made in your education, it is critical to ensure that your professional licensure matters are handled appropriately and professionally. Whether it is obtaining a license that you need for your professional practice or defending against claims of malpractice or improper behavior, our Ohio legal team can help.
Thanks to everything from nightly news broadcasts and online media outlets to popular television shows and films, most people have a general understanding of how the legal system works in many areas and what to anticipate should they find themselves somehow involved in the process. For example, most people are familiar with how a divorce typically works, the issues it will decide and the forums in which it can be resolved.
Administrative agencies make decisions that affect people's lives every day, and you might believe an agency erred when making a decision affecting your professional life.
Appellate law is nuanced and complicated, and if you are preparing for the possibility of an appeal, you need an experienced attorney to guide you through the process. An appeal does not offer you another chance to try your case, at least not directly. However, it does allow for a higher Ohio court to carefully review the first outcome to your case in order to determine if the proper verdict was reached. Your lawyer can continue to represent your interests throughout the duration of the appeals process.