If you have been charged with an OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs), contact us today for a free consultation so we can answer your questions and share how we can protect your license, fight your OVI charge and defend your rights.
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A. Refusing an evidentiary breath test.
B. Taking the test and scoring over the legal limits.
C. Even after a test shows you are below the limit if the police officer simply believes you consumed some alcohol that adversely affected and appreciably impaired your ability to operate your vehicle.
Mandatory Incarceration, Fines and Court Costs
Driver’s License Suspensions
Restricted License Plates
Interlock Systems You Must Pay For
Immobilization and Forfeiture of Your Vehicle
Loss of Your Job and Loss of Your CDL
Increased Auto Insurance Rates or Cancellation
Restrict your ability to travel to Canada
OVI is the acronym that refers to a violation of Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.19, operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It is still commonly referred to as a DUI (driving under the influence), or even DWI (driving while intoxicated), which are simply old acronyms. All of these mean the same thing, which are charges of a violation of the Ohio Code Section 4511.19, or a similar municipal ordinance.
Sample of some communities regularly served
We believe in "innocent until proven guilty" and "proof beyond a reasonable doubt." Our clients trust us for providing a strategically aggressive legal defense.
By serving as active DUI/OVI Defense Attorneys through the years with clients throughout Northern Ohio, we have earned respect for our knowledge of the intricacies of Ohio OVI laws, refined our strategies to investigate and defeat charges, and sharpened our skills at persuading prosecutors, judges, and juries.
OUR RECENT CASES/NEWS
Breath Test OVI and License Suspension Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed with an agreement to a non-moving violation, saving our client from high fines, points, and a license suspension. (Sandusky County Municipal Court - Clyde 5/17/2018)
OVI Charges and License Suspension Dismissed: The court agreed to dismiss breath test OVI charges and vacate the administrative license suspension in exchange to a plea to a lesser charge, saving our client from a suspension, reinstatement fees, large fines, and any jail time. (Sandusky Municipal Court 5/1/2018)
Breath Test OVI Dismissed: As a result of our suppression motion challenging a traffic stop in a gated community, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges in exchange for a reduction to a non-moving violation. (Ottawa County Municipal Court 4/13/2018)
OVI With Breath Test Dismissed: Prosecutor and court agreed with us to dismiss the OVI charges in exchange for a non-moving citation that protected our client from high fines, points to his license, and a year-long license suspension (Rocky River Municipal Court 3/15/2018)
OVI Dismissed: OVI with an over-the-limit breath test dismissed in exchange for a non-moving violation thereby avoiding jail, license suspension, and points to our client's driving record. (Berea Municipal Court 3/13/2018)
2nd OVI With Refusal and Accident Dismissed: After arguing suppression issues, the court agreed to reduce charges eliminating all mandatory jail time. (Norwalk Municipal Court 3/6/2018)
OVI Charges Dismissed: Court agreed to dismiss OVI charges for a plea to a non-moving violation, vacating the ALS, eliminating the reinstatement fee, jail time, and license suspension. (Sandusky Municipal Court 2/16/2018)
Drug OVI Dismissed: Court agreed to dismiss an OVI based on levels of prescription meds in exchange for a reduced plea, vacating the ALS, eliminating the reinstatement fee, jail time, and license suspension. (Sandusky Municipal Court 2/16/2018)
OVI Driving Under a Suspension and OVI Charges Dismissed: Client was facing mandatory jail time for both charges; however, the court agreed to dismiss the charges and vacate the ALS in exchange for a reduced plea that saved our client from all jail time, a $475 reinstatement fee and a license suspension. (Sandusky Municipal Court 2/16/2018)
OVI Charges Dismissed: The court agreed to dismiss charges and vacate the administrative license suspension to save our client from jail, from a reinstatement fee and a license suspension (Sandusky Municipal Court 2/16/2018)
OVI Suspension and Leaving the Scene Dismissed: Through negotiations with the prosecutor, it was agreed that all charges should be dismissed. (Ottawa County Municipal Court 2/8/2018)
Second OVI Dismissed: With the strength of a strong suppression motion and our being ready to go to hearing, we were able to obtain a dismissal of second OVI charges in exchange for a non-moving violation. (Ottawa County Municipal Court 2/7/2018)
CDL Saved, OVI Dismissed: We helped our client get their OVI and administrative license suspension dismissed, saving our client's commercial driver's license and job. (North Royalton Mayor's Court 2/1/2018)
2nd Refusal OVI and Drug Paraphernalia Charges Dismissed: Although facing a mandatory minimum of 20 days in jail, a dismissal and reduction saved our client from all jail time and avoided a year's license suspension. (Elyria Municipal Court 1/18/2018)
This is an area of law that is ever changing with penalties becoming harsher. Without an attorney who regularly practices as a DUI lawyer and who keeps up with the complex changes, you might be asked to plea and take it on the chin. Instead, we have the experience and skill to investigate the OVI charges against you and assert your best legal defenses to fight your DUI for you.
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