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What are major traffic violations in Ohio?

Earlier posts discussed some of the minor traffic violations in Ohio, those that would result in a ticket and a fine.  Now we will discuss some of the major traffic violations that will cost you more than a few hundred dollars.  As with minor traffic offenses, major traffic offenses can add up.  Under Ohio Law, drivers accumulate points against their driver’s license for various moving violations.  Drivers who have accumulated 12 points within a 2-year period will have their drivers license suspended.  Rather than hand out 2 points at a time for the minor traffic violations, the courts often hit drivers with up to 6 points against their driver’s license. 

  • 2014-11-27
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Driving under the influence of marijuana in Ohio

Driving while under the influence of a narcotic or other controlled substances such as marijuana can lead to serious legal repercussions. Marijuana has gained notoriety in the past few years with the legalization for medicinal and recreational use in some states.  Even with increased use of marijuana and legalization in some states, drivers in Ohio caught with measureable amounts of marijuana in their blood samples or urine samples will be charged with Operating a Vehicle Under the influence and could face the same jail time and fines as though they were drinking and driving. 

  • 2014-11-17
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Ohio DUI/OVI Felony Laws

Felony OVI/DUI offenses are serious. They carry with them mandatory minimum jail sentences, lengthy license suspensions, and hefty fines. It is important to learn what can lead to a felony OVI conviction and how to take steps to prevent the OVI/DUI charges from piling up. It is always important to consult a DUI attorney in Columbus, Ohio to fully explain the different consequences you face with each DUI charge.

  • 2014-10-31
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When to Hire a Traffic Violation Attorney

Knowing when to hire a traffic violation attorney can be the difference between points on your license or only a small fine.  You may find yourself asking, “Why should I spend more money with these high court costs and possible fines?” The answer is simple: the trained traffic violation lawyers will do their best to reduce the fines and costs. Many people forget that insurance premiums increase when the traffic violations add up.  Here are a few instances when hiring a Columbus, Ohio traffic violation attorney is a must.

  • 2014-10-09
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How an OVI Conviction Affects Your Car Insurance

An OVI conviction in Franklin County, Ohio carries significant consequences. One of the consequences that continues long after an OVI conviction is increased insurance premiums. If you are convicted of an OVI, your license will be suspended. In order to get a license reinstated after an OVI, a person must do the following: wait for the suspension time period to lapse, pay a reinstatement fee of $475, and provide proof of insurance.

  • 2014-09-29
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5 Potential Ways to Get Your DUI Case Dismissed

Drunk driving is a serious charge in Union County, Ohio. OVI lawyers know that there is no such thing as a simple drunk driving charge. Every case is different, with different facts and circumstances. If you have been charged with OVI, there are many different defenses an attorney can utilize. Here are five possible reasons an OVI could get dismissed.

  • 2014-09-16
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Should You Fight Your DUI Charge

If you have been charged with an OVI (commonly referred to as a DUI) in Delaware, Ohio, you will have an arraignment very soon. At arraignment, two things happen. The Court will read the charges against you and you enter a plea of guilty or not guilty. Before arraignment, you need to decide whether to fight the charge.                                    

The answer: you should always plead not guilty and fight a DUI charge.

  • 2014-09-02
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How to Get Out of a Speeding Ticket: Tips from a Lawyer

You can’t just ignore a speeding ticket if you get one. The Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will suspend your Ohio driver's license and the court may issue a bench warrant for your arrest if you do not respond to your ticket. Speeding tickets can add points to your license and can raise your insurance premiums. If you are someone who likes to keep their driving record clean, let a Columbus, Ohio speeding ticket lawyer give you some tips.

  • 2014-08-14
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About Underage DUI Cases in Ohio

Have you or one of your children been charged with underage drinking and driving in Columbus, Ohio?  Because the standards are stricter and the penalties may be harsher for those under 21 who are charged with underage drinking and driving, hiring an experienced underage DUI attorney is a wise move. 

  • 2014-08-05
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Tips to Prevent Drinking and Driving

Thousands of people die in alcohol-impaired car accidents each year. Don’t become a statistic. There are many different ways to prevent drinking and driving from happening in the first place. Here are some tips that will hopefully help you avoid having to contact an OVI defense lawyer in Columbus, Ohio.

  • 2014-07-17
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How Much Does an OVI Lawyer Cost?

If you were arrested for OVI, you might be wondering how much it costs to hire a Madison County, OH OVI attorney. Whether you’re a first-time offender or you’ve been arrested for OVI multiple times, an attorney can help protect your rights and defend you in court. Drivers who obtain legal counsel always fare far better than drivers who try to represent themselves.

If you’re thinking about hiring a Madison County, OH OVI lawyer, it’s only natural to want to know how much it would cost. While the cost of hiring an OVI lawyer varies from one case to another, there are various factors to consider when estimating your legal expenses.

  • 2014-07-08
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Underage DUI Penalties in Ohio

Although only 10% of licensed drivers are under the age of 21, underage drivers are responsible for about 17% of fatal drinking and driving accidents. This is because underage drivers tend to be more reckless and are less likely to wear a seatbelt.

Ohio has zero tolerance for underage drinking and driving. Drivers under the age of 21 will be arrested if they have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of over 0.02%. The BAC limit for drivers over the age of 21 is 0.08%.

  • 2014-06-19
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The Consequences of Repeat DUI/OVI Offenses in Ohio

There are serious penalties in place to punish those who drive drunk, including probation and jail time. In some cases, however, these punishments aren’t enough to deter people from drinking and driving again in the future. Repeat DUI/OVI offenders make up about a third of drunk driving arrests each year.

In Ohio, the status of repeat offenders in DUI/OVI cases is determined based on a six-year “look back” period. The look back period is calculated from the date of the prior conviction.

  • 2014-06-05
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DUI in Ohio with an Out-of-State License

The penalties for a DUI offense in Ohio depend on how much alcohol you have in your system, how many prior DUI/OVI related offenses you have, and whether or not you refuse to take a chemical test to determine your blood alcohol level.

  • 2014-04-21
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Fight my DUI / OVI or Take the Deal?

When facing any criminal or traffic charge, a plea bargain is what the prosecutor offers in exchange for not having to move the case further along in the court process. Offers can get better as the case proceeds, but they can also get worse.

  • 2013-09-06
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OVI Ohio: First Offense Penalties

JAIL

Mandatory minimum of 3 days in jail or 72 hours in a driver intervention program. Up to 6 months in jail.

*Note- if you have a high alcohol test result, the mandatory minimum is increased to 6 days in jail, or 3 days in jail and 72 hours in a driver intervention program.

  • 2013-08-29
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35 Procedural Errors to Fight DUI / OVI Administrative License Suspension in Ohio

There are two types of license suspensions that can be imposed after you have been charged for operating under the influence. They act to suspend your license while your case is pending in court. One is called a public safety suspension that the judge can impose if they feel your continued driving will be a threat to public safety. The other is an administrative license suspension through the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles. This is also referred to as an implied consent suspension.

  • 2013-08-12
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Should I Take the Portable Breath Test in Ohio?

Should I take the Portable Breath Test in Ohio?

If you are pulled over for driving under the influence DUI/OVI, you may be asked to submit to a breath test while on the scene. These portable breath tests (PBT) are not scientifically reliable and cannot be used for or against you in trial. The fact that you refuse the PBT also cannot be used against you in trial.

  • 2013-08-01
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Speed Monitoring by Plane

How many times have you been driving and one of your passengers warns you about a police officer checking the speed of traffic? Good luck seeing this one coming back seat driver. Many jurisdictions are now checking speed by aircraft.

  • 2013-07-17
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License to Carry a Concealed Handgun- Stopped by Law Enforcement

As you think about exercising your rights as an American this Fourth of July, remember that doing so can create certain duties under Ohio law. If you have your concealed carry license and are stopped for a law enforcement purpose while carrying a concealed handgun:

  • 2013-07-02
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What are minor traffic offenses in Ohio?

A minor traffic offense in Ohio may not seem like something to fret over.  It seems that everyone you know has received at least one speeding ticket in his or her life.  Rather than brush off minor traffic offenses as nothing to worry about, consider the long-term impact on your driving record.  Many don’t understand the consequences of receiving multiple tickets for traffic violations.  If you drive a company car, have too many points on your license, have a commercial drivers license, or don’t want your insurance rates to increase, it is important to contest these traffic tickets.  Finding the right attorney is important, which is why having a Columbus, Ohio criminal defense attorney on your side is crucial. 

  • 2014-11-22
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Penalties for Underage DUI in Ohio

Drinking and driving carries with it penalties for those of legal drinking age, such as revocation of your driver’s license, fines, and jail time.   The punishments for drinking underage while operating a vehicle in Ohio are even more severe.  Not only do you face a license suspension and fines, but you will likely have to retest for your driver’s license.  Those under 18 caught drinking and driving face time in a juvenile detention facility.   Juvenile detention is no laughing matter, which is why finding the right attorney is vital.  Hiring an Underage DUI attorney in Columbus, Ohio with experience is key because an OVUAC is a very serious offense.

OVUAC means Operating a Vehicle after Under Age Consumption.  In Ohio, as in the rest of the United States, the legal drinking age is 21. If you 20 or younger and operating a vehicle in Ohio, please read this carefully.

  • 2014-11-17
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How a DUI Can Affect Your Career Opportunities

A DUI can have a disastrous effect on your career.  Especially if you work or are seeking work in a field like teaching, the military, or law enforcement. Those charged with a DUI/OVI offense need to understand the challenges they face with their current employment or when seeking employment. Some employers will treat you differently, even using the conviction as a screening tool. It is always important to hire a trained OVI lawyer to help should you find yourself on the wrong end of a traffic stop. 

  • 2014-10-16
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What You Need to Know About Plea Bargaining in a DUI Case

The majority of cases of OVI/DUI do not go to trial, for a variety of reasons. Generally the prosecutors will offer a plea bargain at some point during the process in the hopes that they can resolve the matter quickly rather than go through the time and expense of a trial. Remember the plea deal is not a dismissal of charges, but rather a compromise in exchange for leniency. Sound confusing? Here are a few things you need to know about plea bargaining in a DUI case in Fairfield County.

  • 2014-10-07
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Top 10 DUI/OVI Myths

Delaware, Ohio OVI lawyers hear many misconceptions about OVI charges, cases, and convictions. Often times, clients have received poor information regarding OVI laws and OVI procedures. Here are the top 10 OVI myths. If you have been charged with an OVI in Delaware, Ohio this information may be helpful.

  • 2014-09-26
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Hit and Run Defenses in Ohio

In Ohio, a driver has a duty to stop after a collision and to provide his or her name, address, and vehicle registration number to the other party or to a police officer. If you fail to stop and provide information, you could be charged with hit and run. Hit and run is a serious offense. If you have been charged, it’s important to contact a hit and run defense attorney in Columbus, Ohio.

  • 2014-09-11
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Ohio DUI Pretrial Procedures

The vast majority of cases do not go to trial. That’s why pretrial is so important. It is vital that you hire a Columbus, Ohio criminal defense attorney experienced in the pretrial process. Pretrial procedures can and do refer to many different components of a case. This article will give you an overview of some of the procedures that occur before you get to the trial stage of a case.

The most commonly encountered OVI offenses are misdemeanors and are governed largely by the Traffic Rules. Serious repeat OVI offenses receive felony treatment.  Felony OVI offenses are charged by means of an indictment and are governed by the Criminal Rules.

  • 2014-08-21
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Ohio OVI License Suspension Ohio DUI License Suspension Attorney

There are two types of suspensions that could happen after a DUI/OVI arrest. One would be the administrative suspension and the other is a court ordered suspension after conviction.

If you tested at or above one of the two legal limits (0.08 or 0.17) or you refused the chemical test, your license has been suspended. Generally, refusing to take a breathalyzer on your first offense is better overall for your case but it can have consequences. Refusing to take a chemical test can increase the length of your license suspension and can also result in higher fines and more jail time if you have prior convictions. There are many techniques to help fight an OVI license suspension in Ohio. That is why you need an experienced Ohio OVI license suspension attorney to help fight your case.

  • 2014-08-12
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Talking on Your Cell Phone or Texting While Driving in Ohio

Talking on the phone or texting while driving is common, but a growing number of states are beginning to crack down on the practice in order to prevent accidents and improve road safety. Driver inattention causes around 25% of car accidents.

Texting is an extremely dangerous distraction because it takes your eyes off the road and puts other people in danger. You are 23 times more likely to crash while texting and driving. Ohio was the 39th state to pass a texting ban in May 2012.

  • 2014-07-29
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How to Pay a Traffic Ticket in Ohio

The State of Ohio issues traffic tickets for various violations of traffic laws. You have to respond to a citation by paying a fine or appearing in court to dispute the citation. If you don’t do either, a warrant for your arrest may be issued and your driver’s license could be suspended. If you want to dispute a traffic ticket, you must appear in court on the scheduled date. Appearing in court gives you the opportunity to fight a traffic ticket. If you are unable to appear but still want to fight the ticket, you can often hire an attorney to go to court for you.

  • 2014-07-15
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DUI Fines and Penalties in Ohio

Have you been arrested for drinking and driving under the influence in Ohio? In the State of Ohio, the legal drinking age is 21 and driving under the influence is commonly referred to as operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI). An OVI is also known as driving under the influence (DUI) and results in both criminal and administrative penalties. If a police officer stops you for a suspected OVI, you will be asked to take field sobriety tests and a chemical test.

  • 2014-07-03
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Top Breathalyzer Myths Debunked

There are many myths and rumors about breathalyzer tests and how you can beat them. Everyone has probably heard a story about a friend of a friend who was able to pass a breathalyzer test by sucking on a penny or altering his breathing patterns.

Getting pulled over for a DUI/OVI has led many people to desperate measures, but there’s only so much you can do if you’re asked to take a breathalyzer test after you’ve been drinking. Below are some common myths about how to beat breathalyzer tests, debunked.

  • 2014-06-12
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Tips for Filing an Appeal in a DUI Case

If you’ve been convicted of a DUI/OVI, you have the option of appealing your case with the help of a Columbus, Ohio DUI attorney. When you file an appeal, you’re asking the court to review the details of your case to determine whether an error was made, either in regards to the DUI/OVI conviction itself or with the sentencing.

By filing an appeal, you may be able to have the charges reduced or even dismissed and removed from your record altogether. If the proper evidence is displayed in court, you may be convicted of a lesser charge.

  • 2014-06-03
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What do I do for an ID after a DUI / OVI?

If you have been pulled over for Driving Under the Influence in Ohio, it is likely that the officer took your driver's license and immediately placed you under an administrative license suspension. If you don't have some other form of identification like a passport, the taking of your license may make it difficult to use your debit or credit card.

  • 2013-12-01
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Breathalyzer: to blow or not to blow in Ohio?

Refusing to take a breathalyzer test to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC) may result in stiffer penalties. That being said, taking a test when your alcohol level is high may also result in stiffer penalties. So how do you know when to submit to a breathalyzer?

  • 2013-09-03
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How do I Fight my DUI / OVI in Columbus Ohio?

Driving under the influence, called operating a vehicle under the influence in Ohio, is typically a misdemeanor of the first degree. The mandatory minimum penalties on a first offense OVI conviction include 3 days in jail or 72 hours in a driver intervention program, a $375 fine, and a driver's license suspension for 6 months.

  • 2013-08-19
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DUI / OVI and Prescription Medication

Just as with alcohol and other drugs, driving under the influence of prescription medication is illegal if you are impaired. A recent sobriety checkpoint in Columbus showed that 11% of drivers were under the influence of prescription medication as compared to only 3% of drivers who were under the influence of alcohol.

  • 2013-08-08
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Prior Record Hindering Employment Opportunities

Have you ever applied for a job only to find out your application has been denied due to your criminal history? A prior record for what you thought was a minor offense can come back to haunt you. Something as simple as an open container or disorderly conduct may be preventing you from obtaining your dream job.

  • 2013-07-22
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DUI and Endangering Children

As if being charged with a DUI isn't scary enough, the charge of endangering children may also be added if a child under the age of 18 is also in the vehicle. Endangering children is a misdemeanor of the first degree, but can be a felony of the fifth degree if it results in serious physical harm to the child like in an accident. If you happen to be out for dinner with your family and have a couple drinks, it is extremely important to designate a driver or make alternative arrangements for transportation.

  • 2013-07-13
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Minor Traffic Violations Stack Up

Having received a minor traffic ticket, you may just be thinking about paying the ticket to avoid going to court. Be cautious if this is your decision.

  • 2013-06-13
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Ohio Driver’s license reinstatement procedures

In Ohio, if you are convicted of a DUI, you will likely have your driver’s license suspended.  When you have your license suspended, you will need to take a few steps to reinstate your driving privileges.  If you are a driver under the age of 18 and you are convicted of an OVI/DUI offense, you will need to take additional steps to reclaim your driving privileges.  Finding the right driver’s license suspension attorney is important because the lawyer will be able to answer specific questions you may have about your situation. 

  • 2014-11-19
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What to Expect at a DUI Hearing

Defending a DUI charge isn’t a one-step process—rather, it is a series of important appearances in court that will determine the outcome of your case.  The different stages include arrest, arraignment, pretrial hearing, motion hearings, trial, and sentencing.  Having an attorney with you during all of these appearances will help prepare you for the best DUI defense possible.

  • 2014-11-07
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Alcohol Treatment Programs for DUI Prevention

Preventing DUIs can be a challenge without the proper help.   Those who seek help often prevent damage to their social life, work life, and driving record.  Finding the right support is very important, especially when you know the consequences and Ohio’s mandatory sentencing for DUI/OVI convictions.  If you are unsure of where you stand given your current driving record, it is always a good idea to seek out an experienced Madison County Ohio drunk driving attorney. 

  • 2014-10-14
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Is Field Sobriety Testing Mandatory in Ohio?

The simple answer to this question is no, you do not have to submit to a field sobriety test.  In Ohio, you are well within your rights to refuse a field sobriety test, just as you can refuse a Portable Breathalyzer Test (PBT).  Below, we will examine the reasons why refusing a field sobriety test is recommended by the majority of DUI/OVI attorneys in Ohio.

  • 2014-10-02
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What Is a DUI Arraignment?

After being charged with an OVI, your first appearance in court is called the Arraignment.  A Columbus, Ohio criminal defense attorney can help you through the process.

Misdemeanor arraignments are governed by Traffic Rule 8, and felony initial appearances by Criminal Rule 5(A) which state that the proceedings are to be conducted in open court and consist of either reading the complaint to you or stating the substance of the charge and obtaining your plea. You may waive the reading in open court, which is frequently done when counsel is present. You must be present at the arraignment although for misdemeanors, the court may allow a plea through your attorney in person or by mail within four days after receipt of the ticket by the defendant.

  • 2014-09-23
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Driver’s License Reinstatement Procedures in Ohio

Ohio driver’s license reinstatement lawyers know that there are many different reasons your driver’s license may be suspended. How to get your license reinstated depends on why the court suspended your license in the first place. Below is a list of some of the types of driver’s suspensions and how to have the license reinstated.

  • 2014-09-09
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What Constitutes Reckless Driving in Ohio?

Charged with reckless driving in Columbus, Ohio? Get your information from a leading Columbus reckless driving lawyer. In Ohio, the law uses the terminology “operation in willful and wanton disregard” to define reckless driving. The term encompasses any vehicle operation that disregards the safety of other individuals or property. Individuals can include drivers, passengers, or pedestrians. Property includes both public and private property.

  • 2014-08-19
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DUI, DWI, OVI, and OMVI: What Do These Acronyms Mean?

The acronyms DUI, DWI, OMVI and OVI all refer to the same thing: operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  The most commonly used terms are DUI, an acronym for Driving Under the Influence, and  DWI, an acronym for Driving While Impaired. However, Ohio law no longer uses the DUI and DWI acronyms because, in 1982, Ohio enacted a law that refers to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs as “OMVI,”  an acronym for Operating a Motor Vehicle Impaired. 

  • 2014-08-07
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Representing Yourself in a DUI Case

While it’s common for people to represent themselves in small claims court or civil proceedings, it’s not a wise move for you to represent yourself if you’re facing a criminal charge, such as an OVI/DUI. If you choose not to hire an OVI attorney in Delaware, Ohio, it’s important to understand the risks of doing so. While the cost of hiring a skilled OVI lawyer in Delaware, Ohio can be high, it’s well worth it because a lawyer can prevent you from having to face a myriad of fees and harsh penalties.

  • 2014-07-22
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What Is a Standardized Field Sobriety Test in Ohio?

Although OVI fines and penalties vary from one state to another, law enforcement officers across the country use field sobriety tests to identify suspected drunk drivers. The Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) is a battery of tests that help establish probable cause to make an OVI arrest. The SFST consists of three tests:

  • 2014-07-10
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Using an Expert Witness in a DUI/OVI Case

If you are charged with a DUI/OVI, you will be required to go to court. During your trial, your OVI defense lawyer in Columbus, Ohio may call upon an expert witness to testify in an attempt to weaken the prosecutor’s case. A DUI expert witness can be used to testify about the scientific aspects of your case, such as the chemical tests you took. An accident reconstruction expert could also be used as an expert witness if your drunk driving arrest involved an accident.

  • 2014-06-24
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Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer to Handle My DUI/DWI Case?

As with any court proceeding, you have the right to hire a lawyer in a DUI/OVI case. But do you really need a drunk driving attorney? A DUI/OVI is a serious offense that could significantly affect your future. Hiring a DUI lawyer could help you get your charge reduced or dismissed, so you can avoid losing your driver’s license.

  • 2014-06-11
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Maher Law Firm Launches New Responsive Website

Maher Law Firm is a leading DUI/OVI and criminal defense law firm in Columbus, Ohio. We teamed up with Columbus web design and marketing company Cynexis Media to strategically redesign our website and align it with our goals and mission.

Our new and improved website has a strong design, user-friendly layout, and dynamic, engaging atmosphere. The custom site comes equipped with a content management system (CMS) and is built with HTML5 and CSS3. The background of the home page displays a time-lapse video that adds a completely new dimension to the site.

  • 2014-04-29
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DUI Sentencing Factors

Certain factors will play a role in the mandatory minimum penalties that must be imposed in your DUI case if convicted. They include a high alcohol test, a prior DUI within the last 6 years, and a prior DUI within 20 years if you refused to take a chemical test to determine your alcohol or drug levels. Each factor increases the penalties in the following ways:

  • 2013-09-10
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OVI Ohio: Second Offense Penalties

If you have been charged with your second OVI offense within 6 years, here are the potential penalties:

JAIL

Mandatory minimum of 10 days in jail, or 5 days in jail and 18 days house arrest. Up to 6 months in jail.

*Note- if you have a high alcohol test result or refuse to test, the mandatory minimum is increased to 20 days in jail, or 10 days in jail and 36 days house arrest.

  • 2013-08-30
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3 Types of DUI / OVI Driver’s License Suspensions in Ohio

The administrative license suspension, also known as the implied consent suspension, is the initial driver's license suspension imposed on a DUI or physical control case in Ohio. It is a suspension for either testing over the legal limit, or for refusing to submit to a test.

  • 2013-08-15
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Did the officer have the right to pull me over for DUI in Ohio?

In order for an officer to pull you over, they must have reasonable suspicion. Determining reasonable suspicion involves figuring out what the officer knew at the time they decided to pull you over. Witnessing a traffic violation like drifting over the lane markings is enough to have reasonable suspicion.

  • 2013-08-05
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Columbus “Operation Cool Down”

If you have tuned in to the local news this week, you may have heard mention of "Operation Cool Down." Due to the unbearably hot temperatures, Mayor Coleman asked Columbus city personnel to open designated fire hydrants throughout the city the afternoon of July 18th.

  • 2013-07-18
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Drug Trafficking in Ohio: A Guide to Offense Levels

If the substance is included in schedule I or II with some exceptions, the crime is considered aggravated trafficking in drugs. Aggravated trafficking in drugs is generally a felony of the fourth degree. Certain facts will change the level of felony and therefore the possible penalties.

  • 2013-07-05
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Criminal and Traffic Law 101

The Ohio Constitution provides in relevant part that the Ohio General Assembly (the Senate and House of Representatives) shall be given the authority to propose laws also called bills.

  • 2013-05-16
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