West Hamilton, Ohio

Michael A. Newland Esquire

Trust Michael Newland to provide the quality legal representation you need.

Michael A. Newland Esquire

30 North D Street
Hamilton, OH 45013
(513) 887-9595
Michael A. Newland Esquire, Criminal Law, Services, Hamilton, Ohio

For over 20 years,the Michael A. Newland Esquire has been helping the people of Hamilton, Ohio.


Despite people's best intentions, life may not always be harmonious. Complex situations necessitating DUI lawyers, divorce and child custody lawyers will arise. And when they do, the help of a skilled, efficient, compassionate lawyer can make all the difference.

Michael A. Newland Esquire practices in all of the above. He also handle criminal law, juvenile cases, probation and traffic violation incidents, and more.

Family law is a particularly difficult maze to navigate, both legally and emotionally. Anybody going through a divorce and seeking custody of their child is going to want a knowledgeable and skilled attorney at their side—and on their side. Michael A. Newland Esquire’s reputation is exemplary in this regard. They have helped hundreds of clients win custody of their children—and obtain the support payments that they deserve.

Divorce is not the only thing that impacts the fate of children: the future of juvenile offenders can also be extremely compromised if they aren’t provided with proper legal counsel. To this effect, too, Newland Esquire has helped many juveniles—and their parents—open the doors to the second chances they need.

Will preparation is another complicated and crucial issue. If an individual doesn’t have a will, their estate is automatically dealt with under their state’s intestacy laws. This makes it vitally important that everything be in place. Through the years, Michael A. Newland Esquire has aided countless clients in streamlining and simplifying this process—thus ensuring that their family and loved ones are taken care of without fear of any subsequent loopholes or legal fallout.

Moreover, Michael A. Newland Esquire’s services are reasonable and affordable, and initial consultations are free. Contact the office today at (513) 887-9595. 

Announcements & Events from Michael A. Newland Esquire
A Guide to Hit-And-Run in Ohio, Hamilton, Ohio
A hit-and-run is a violation of criminal law and can result in serious consequences. In Ohio, every individual who is knowingly in an accident on a public highway or road is obligate...read more
3 Steps to Take After Being Accused of Shoplifting, Hamilton, Ohio
Shoplifting is a common occurrence, which is why store employees and security guards are trained to remain vigilant at all times. If you are accused of shoplifting, it’s natural to f...read more
Understanding the Penalties for Arson in Ohio, Hamilton, Ohio
Trying to conceal another crime and insurance fraud are two reasons people commit arson. Because of the extensive property damage and danger to human life, arson is deemed a serious ...read more
A Brief Guide to Ohio Assault Charges, Hamilton, Ohio
For those facing assault charges, the near future can seem uncertain, or even unsettling. However, with a defense attorney on your side, you’ll be better prepared to face t...read more
3 Ways a Drug Conviction Can Negatively Impact Your Life, Hamilton, Ohio
Being convicted of a drug-related offense can have dramatic consequences affecting the rest of your life, even if the immediate penalties are relatively mild. Unfortunately, many def...read more
For many Ohio teens and college students, having a few drinks at a party may not seem like a big deal. However, what can seem like a harmless rite of passage can actually cause you t...read more
In Ohio, the phrase, “operating a vehicle impaired” (OVI) is used in place of DUI or DWI. If you’ve failed a sobriety test, you probably have a lot of questions about possible impend...read more
After you’ve faced the stress of an arrest or a conviction, it might feel like the odds are stacked against you—including your chances of re-entering the workforce. If you’re worried...read more
Engaging in reckless driving behavior puts everyone on the road at risk of danger, which is why it’s considered a serious offense in most states, including Ohio. Those who ...read more
Traffic violations are the most common legal issue that most people face. One speeding ticket might not be a major issue, but tickets can add up to bad news over time. Here are some ...read more
For many people, having a driver’s license is a necessity. However, it’s important to remember that the right to drive isn’t a given, but a privilege, so when you don’...read more
Expungement is a legal procedure that seals a person's arrest or criminal conviction and essentially erases it from the public record. Having a criminal history can adversely affect ...read more
Whether or not you’re at fault, being involved in a car accident can be traumatic. While it is best to stay calm, assess the situation, and exchange information with other parties in...read more
Many states set up DUI checkpoints to deter drunk driving. This allows police the chance to assess the condition of passing motorists and determine whether there is a need to adminis...read more
A DUI charge can carry severe penalties that can significantly impact your future. If you are arrested, it is in your best interest to have an experienced DUI lawyer assess the ...read more
If you've been accused of violating the law, a seasoned criminal attorney can help you fight the charges. Along the way, your legal team will devise strategies for strengthening...read more
In the state of Ohio, drunk and disorderly conduct can have legal repercussions that include fines and jail time. Public intoxication falls under the state's drunk and disorderly sta...read more
When children under the age of 18 find themselves in trouble with the law, parents need to take immediate action. Unfortunately, even just one conviction can permanently affect a min...read more
In addition to paying fines and possibly serving jail time, getting charged with a DUI—also known as an OVI in Ohio—often means having to lose your license. Given these outcomes, it’...read more
As a juvenile lawyer can attest, criminal cases involving minors are filled with complexities — not the least of which is the potential for a child to be charged as an...read more
While attending college is a significant expense, many families can ease their financial burden through FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For some parents and the...read more
From prom parties to smartphones, teens are offered numerous privileges in this day and age. However, they’re still required to wait until the age of 21 to buy alcohol. While some mi...read more
In Ohio, being cited for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol will lead to a range of penalties, from fines and a suspended license to jail time. The penalties increase wi...read more
Being accused of a crime is almost always an overwhelming experience, especially if you’ve never had a run-in with the law. When your liberty is at stake, your criminal attorney may ...read more
While medicinal marijuana is legal in Ohio, the state has yet to approve the drug for recreational purposes. That means if you’re found with marijuana, and you don't have a legi...read more
Inviting family and friends over for a party is a time-honored way of celebrating the holidays. However, as traffic and DUI lawyers know, one reason accidents and arrests increase du...read more
If your child gets in trouble with the law, it’s only natural to worry about the impact it could have on their future. Thankfully, the consequences that juveniles face are primarily ...read more
Securing employment with a criminal record—or maintaining it if you get charged with a crime—is inherently challenging. While state law prohibits employers from discriminating agains...read more
If you end up in a car accident, what you do immediately following the wreck has a significant impact on the potential repercussions, especially if you contributed to ...read more
When writing a will or making changes to an existing one, be as clear as possible in both your plans and your wording. After all, the document is a component of the legacy you leave ...read more
When a child is charged with a crime, they might not always receive leniency from the judicial system. In some cases, they may even be tried as adults, leading to more severe sentenc...read more
When biological parents are unable to care for their children, fostering provides a safe environment until their issues at home can be resolved. Because of the bond created betw...read more
Going through a divorce involves more than signing a piece of paper. There are many steps you should complete to move forward after such a significant change. Part of this ...read more
Ohio changed its child support calculation laws in March of 2019, and child support attorneys are helping to inform the public about the new rules. If you pay or receive su...read more
When driving, sometimes motorists get pulled over by law enforcement officers. Experienced traffic lawyers know it can happen because of broken taillights, speeding, forgot...read more
Adoption records can provide a wealth of information. For example, they can contain the child’s original birth certificate, plus personal details about birth parents and ot...read more
Plea bargains, also referred to as plea deals, are commonly used in criminal courts. These agreements can help move cases through swiftly and may benefit both the defendant and ...read more
Unlike in other states, expunging and sealing of criminal records take place at the same time in Ohio. You can have your record cleared and the corresponding court file sealed u...read more
During summer, many Ohio residents take boats out of storage to spend time on the state’s expansive lakes and meandering rivers. However, boating under the influence (BUI) can l...read more
When people think of Independence Day, fireworks, barbecues, and the American flag are usually the first images that come to mind. However, the most unpleasant aspect of the hol...read more
Independence Day is right around the corner. If you’re looking forward to celebrating by purchasing and using fireworks, be aware of the strict laws surrounding this activity. O...read more
 RoadsideSummer is a time for parties, gathering with friends, and taking the family on weekend trips. Unfortunately, many traditional summertime celebrations involve alcoh...read more
If you’ve been charged with a felony, learn what to expect from your criminal attorney. Sentence ranges and other consequences vary depending on the degree of the charge — the lower ...read more
If your teenager has gotten in trouble with the law, one of your biggest concerns as a parent is how this will impact their future. You’re right to be worried: Many significant decis...read more
Whether it’s a speeding ticket or a fender bender, traffic infractions of all kinds become part of your driving record. Some, like driving under the influence, result in swift conseq...read more
Having a criminal conviction makes it more difficult to obtain employment and find a place to live. In Ohio, a recent change in the law makes it easier to get rid of felony convictio...read more
If you face a DUI charge it’s a serious matter. Hiring a DUI lawyer is one of the most important steps to take because your lawyer can make the difference between a finding of guilty...read more
Drinking and driving is a serious criminal offense carrying consequences from loss of your license to jail time. A DUI lawyer is crucial when facing such charges. This hasn’t al...read more
The experience of being pulled over and cited for speeding is unpleasant. Not only is it stressful and inconvenient in the moment, but it can also result in a number of costly conseq...read more
If you have been convicted of a felony in the past, it’s in your best interests to have this expunged. A criminal attorney can file on your behalf with the courts–if successful,...read more
You don't need to be a child support attorney to understand that issues relating to child support are complex and sometimes even contentious. To create a mutually acceptable plan and...read more
A will is a powerful legal instrument that allows you to decide what should be done with your belongings and assets after you’ve passed away. Because no two situations are ever exact...read more
Most states impose stiff penalties for DUI convictions, which may include a suspension or revocation of your driving privileges. Even first-time offenders may lose their driver’s lic...read more
Getting pulled over for signs of drunk driving is inherently stressful. Even if you are perfectly sober, breathalyzer devices can give false positive readings. Therefore, you could e...read more
Driving under the influence poses a threat to you and everyone around you. In the interest of public safety, every state has strict drunk driving legislation. As any DUI lawyer ...read more
Many traffic violations become a part of your driving record, and a driving record often determines how much you pay for car insurance. If you've received a traffic ticket and are co...read more
If you have been pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, you may be asked to take a breathalyzer. Should the results indicate you are above the legal limit f...read more
Being convicted of a traffic violation may not seem like a big deal, but it can actually have a considerable impact on your car insurance rates. According to Michael A. Newland Law O...read more
These days, running to social media to share important updates about your life may seem like the most natural thing in the world. Unfortunately, along with your friends and family, p...read more
Police in many jurisdictions set up sobriety checkpoints to screen drivers for intoxication. Driving up to a checkpoint can be a stressful experience for some people, especially if y...read more
If you recently received a traffic ticket, you may wonder if you should fight it or just pay the fine. Before making a decision, ask yourself if you have legal proof to contest ...read more
Many drivers who receive traffic tickets just accept it and pay the fine. However, if you have several violations on your driving record, you risk higher insurance rates and a s...read more
A DUI is a serious criminal offense, with consequences ranging from loss of license to jail time. If the individual is underage, additional charges can lead to extra punishments...read more
Divorce conjures several stressful issues to work out, such as dividing your assets. Deciding who gets what when the marriage ends is a challenge, but if you plan ahead, it...read more
In most civil cases, if you don’t file an answer to the complaint you receive, you go into default and lose your right to contest any issues. But is that what happens in divorce case...read more
Ending a marriage through dissolution or divorce is stressful. Even if you and your spouse see eye to eye on all the issues, you are about to experience a major life transition. It i...read more
Divorce is a major life transition, and, for some, navigating the proceedings can be just as challenging as adjusting to life after marriage. Even couples who foresee an amicable spl...read more
Will creation is important to ensure that your legacy remains protected after you’re gone. Unfortunately, most people think that estate planning primarily concerns those of advancing...read more
When it comes to awarding child custody, judges aim for arrangements that serve the best interests of the children involved. For this reason, some parents do not think...read more
If you plan to file for divorce and have children, it’s important to focus on their needs during this challenging time. In the state of Ohio, if you and your spouse cannot arrive at ...read more
As social media becomes increasingly ubiquitous, keeping friends and family members updated on important life events seems natural. Unfortunately, the content you post on Facebook, T...read more
Divorce and dissolution are both legal ways to end a marriage. There are distinct differences between the two options when it comes to the filing process, but many of the same issues...read more
No two marriages are exactly alike, and neither are divorces. While dissolving a marriage is often a contentious process, you and your spouse may be able to cooperate and reach agree...read more
In Michael A. Newland Law Office’s home state of Ohio, marriages may be legally ended in one of two ways: divorce or dissolution. Though they have the same outcome, the processes the...read more
Should you pass away without a valid will, state courts will determine what happens to your estate and who inherits your property in your absence. The easiest way to avoid ...read more
When considering how to make a will, it's important to consider certain scenarios that may arise while you’re still alive. A living will and a power of attorney are helpful docu...read more
Contrary to popular belief, when you get a ticket, the offense isn’t always cut and dry. According to the Michael A. Newland Law Office in Hamilton, OH, many people accept and pay ti...read more
Nobody wants to dwell on death or think about what happens after they die, so people often delay creating a will. Unfortunately, your loved ones will face the consequences ...read more
The legal process following a DUI arrest can be complicated if you’re not familiar with your rights. The many formalities and plea angles can drastically affect your case, and the&nb...read more
For divorcing couples with minor children and unmarried parents alike, the outcome of child support proceedings can be enormously important, potentially impacting all parties for yea...read more
Online estate planning tools and do-it-yourself books often make writing a will seem like a relatively exercise, but inheritance and finance laws are incredibly complex. According to...read more
If your first instinct upon receiving a traffic violation is to just pay the ticket, you think like most people do. However, the professionals at Michael A. Newland Law Office e...read more
During the holiday season, police know more and more people will be overindulging at parties and celebrations with family and friends, so they naturally increase their vigilance. Jus...read more
We live in a technologically driven world that gives us fast access to everything. We can even obtain a divorce through any one of the many online divorce-writing services. Thes...read more
Before you sit down with an estate planning lawyer to draw up a will, there are a few things you should have in place to make the process easy and stress-free. For more than 20 years...read more
Child custody and support issues are typically among the most stressful, difficult aspects of getting a divorce, and the point upon which most couples cannot reach a mutually agreeab...read more
U.S. criminal law draws an important distinction between adult perpetrators of crimes and young offenders who often lack the critical faculties to fully understand the nature of thei...read more
Whether you've received a routine traffic violation or are battling a DUI charge, a traffic lawyer will undoubtedly help your case. With more than 20 years of experience, Attorney Mi...read more
It’s never easy to think about your own mortality, but the responsible choice for anyone with loved ones and dependents is to have a will prepared. Writing a will is the only way for...read more
Child support is a tricky legal area to navigate on your own. Not only does it involve financial and legal obligations, but it also centers around delicate matters of family rel...read more
After receiving a traffic ticket, many drivers simply accept the consequences and pay it, even if they believe the officer was mistaken or being unfair. The accused often don't reali...read more
Being convicted of a DUI has major long-term consequences that impact almost every area of your life, from personal finances to your job prospects. Michael A. Newland Law Office, an ...read more
When it comes to most divorces, getting a professional opinion is key. While some may believe their situation is simple enough to represent themselves, qualified divorce lawyers prov...read more
Creating a will is an essential yet often misunderstood process. To this end, being aware of common misconceptions can help Hamilton, OH, residents meet their estate planning goals.&...read more
When they receive a speeding ticket, many people are tempted to simply pay the fine, assuming that there's little value in contesting the charges in court. However, having moving vio...read more
If you have been charged with a DUI and are anxious about what will happen next, get in touch with an experienced DUI lawyer so you can learn about your rights. Being charged with a ...read more
If you've been convicted of a DUI, you’ll need to speak with a DUI lawyer immediately to learn about your rights and avoid unnecessary fines and penalties. Whether it’s your first of...read more
By knowing and understanding your legal rights, you can protect yourself in the face of criminal charges. Michael Newland of the Michael A. Newland Law Office is a criminal attorney ...read more
Being charged with a DUI is a serious offense. It's important to remember, however, that just because you're charged doesn't mean you've been convicted. To help prevent your DUI arre...read more
A DUI conviction can have a profound impact on one's life. From the inconvenience of a license suspension to the stress of a prison sentence, the penalties for DUI can be steep. Base...read more
Many people put off writing a will, whether it's because they believe they don't need one or think they'll always have more time. However, as the Michael A. Newland Law Office i...read more
Preparing a will is the most effective step you can take to ensure your wishes for your estate are carried out after your death. For over 20 years, the Michael A. Newland Law Office ...read more
As you make plans to draw up a will, you will likely have some questions that require the expertise of a seasoned attorney. The Michael A. Newland Law Office is here to help demystif...read more
Getting a parking ticket or a simple moving violation is a typical part of being a motorist. If one ignores these tickets without addressing them, however, it can lead to surprisingl...read more
Being convicted of a DUI can have terrible consequences that impact nearly every area of your life, causing you to lose your license and possibly even your job. If you've been accuse...read more
Make no mistake about it: receiving a DUI is a serious matter. If you get one, you need an attorney who understands DUI law and has extensive experience working in the court system. ...read more
When a divorce lawyer, child support attorney, or child custody lawyer is needed, chances are the situation is already stressful enough. You don’t need the situation worsened by inco...read more
When you're getting a divorce, the firm you choose for your legal representation may be one of the most important decisions you'll make. Your divorce lawyer should work to ensure tha...read more
Being convicted of a DUI or DWI can have enormous consequences, with penalties that seem to grow by the year. While you may be aware of the fines, mandatory jail sentences, and licen...read more
Being accused of a crime can be an overwhelming, terrifying experience, with consequences that may affect the rest of your life. Many people attempt to minimize the severity of the s...read more
Having a valid will puts you in a better position than most Americans, who often fail to take this crucial legal step. The importance of end-of-life planning not only extends to devi...read more
Having a valid will puts you in a better position than most Americans  .However, important end-of-life planning not only extends to devising your assets in a will, but should al...read more
If you've been arrested for a DUI, DWI, OUI, or OWI, you're likely already aware of the serious legal consequences of a conviction, which may include fines, losing your license, and ...read more
For over two decades now, the Michael A. Newland Law Office has been providing Hamilton residents with highly professional legal representation and thorough counsel. As a child ...read more
Whether you’re facing criminal charges or suddenly need a skilled DUI lawyer, the attorney you select to represent your interests is one of the most important decisions you’re likely...read more
Whether you’re meeting with divorce lawyers, an estate planning attorney or a criminal attorney, being unprepared for your first meeting can cost you time and money. The Michael...read more
The Michael A. Newland Law Office in Hamilton, OH handles many aspects of the legal system. As Michael A. Newland is himself a Juvenile/Criminal lawyer, DUI lawyer, an...read more
When you're going through a divorce, you need a legal professional on your side who will truly advocate for your needs; this is especially true if you end up needing a child custody ...read more
Nothing in life will ever be as important as your family, and now is the time to put them first. At the Michael A. Newland Law Office, they believe in now. Situations requiring a div...read more