The Portage County Legal News
The Portage County Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Portage County, Ohio.
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A cohesive and friendly group of lawyers, always willing to lend an ear or offer advice--that’s how solo practitioner Jaclyn Palumbo describes the Akron Bar Association’s Criminal Law Section.
“Criminal defense law is a very specific field and it is not unusual to see the same people several times a week s ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich last Friday rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child care workers under contract with the state to unionize, arguing the key union benefit of health insurance coverage is now widely available elsewhere.
An executi ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine said last Friday he's studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal, as much broader initiatives head toward Ohio voters.
With the state debating whether to legalize marijuana, it's logical to explore what the alternatives are, said DeWine, a Republica ... (full story)