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Title IX Defense Attorney

Title IX was passed in 1972 as part of the Education Amendments as an effort to prevent discrimination on the basis of sex in educational institutions.

Unfortunately, Title IX investigations often overstep their boundaries and can be particularly harrowing when an innocent student or faculty member is accused. If you have been accused of a Title IX violation, an Ohio Title IX defense attorney is going to be your best bet to help you through this process.

Call 330-475-3164 for a free consultation

“Max knows how to navigate this world in a highly professional manner to the benefit of his clients. He is the complete package of knowledge, experience, tenacity and presentation.”

- Mary L.

Title IX Cases in Ohio

The exact language of Title IX states that:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

In short, this type of discrimination is forbidden in schools, universities, libraries, museums, and any other educational institutions that receive federal funds. When an individual is accused of a Title IX violation, educational institutions will always take the accusation very seriously: if they’re found liable, they could lose this funding. 

With time, the scope of Title IX has broadened to include protection against other types of gender-based discrimination and violence – most notably, sexual assault.

It’s possible that the accused will be subject to both a school investigation as well as a criminal/civil investigation by law enforcement officers. The school’s investigation typically entails:

  • Interviews, evidence, etc.
  • Restrictions on the accused
  • A meeting where the accused is allowed to make a statement (with representation)
  • Sexual assault hearings

Educational institutions use a lower standard of proof than criminal courts, which is why it is so vital to hire a Title IX defense attorney for your case.

Why Choose Hiltner Trial Lawyers

At Hiltner Trial Lawyers, we have a reputation for fighting to keep good people out of trouble.

Lead attorney Max Hiltner is known for his reputation as a lawyer who fights tooth and nail for his clients each and every time. 

Whether the alleged act occurred at an educational institution or anywhere else, Max Hiltner is ready to help you ensure that your education – and your life – are interrupted as little as possible. 

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Contact Ohio attorney Max Hiltner if you’ve been charged with a Title IX offense

Title IX violations can be more serious than you might imagine, and it’s important to have an experienced defense attorney in your corner for any and all aspects of the investigation and hearings. Contact Max Hiltner today to discuss your case in your first consultation.
Call 330-475-3164 for a free consultation

“Max Hiltner is dynamite in the courtroom by connecting with the jury, recalling facts and cultivating good relationships with the opponents and presiding judge. He is professional, dedicated, honest and cares about the livelihood of his clients and their families. He excels in negotiating and hiring experts necessary for a well rounded defense. Max was one of my lawyers that stood between me and a life sentence. Without him on my team I would still be in prison. He will fight for you.”

- Colleen O.

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