Ohio DUI Attorneys

"I would recommend Brian Smith to everyone! He took as much time as I needed and won my case for me and put them in there place!!! Couldn't be happier!" - Ashley

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.

 

 

We provide value-based legal services that are client centered and results driven, as well as free initial telephone consultations.  We offer flat fees, payment plans and accept credit cards for convenience.

 

Contact us now for a free, no obligation, confidential legal consultation to protect your rights today.

 

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Police might charge you for ANY of the following:

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

Forced Treatment

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

Embarrassment

"Immediate responses and effective litigation - Can't ask for better"
Allison

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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.

Aggressive Defense Attorneys

 

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.

800-641-1970

 

OUR RECENT CASES/NEWS

OVI Refusal Charges Dismissed: Administrative license suspension vacated and OVI charges dismissed in exchange for a minor misdemeanor plea with a small fine and no jail or DIP. (Elyria Municipal 12/04/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Client avoided a year long license suspension, jail time and the driver intervention program after we successfully obtained a dismissal of the OVI in exchange for a non-moving violation. (Rocky River Municipal 11/30/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Client avoided both jail time and the driver intervention program when we successfully obtained a dismissal of OVI charges. (Sandusky County Court - Clyde 11/21/2017)

OVI Charges with Accident Dismissed: OVI charges against our client who fell asleep after taking prescription medications were dismissed. (Elyria Municipal Court 10/25/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed in exchange to a reckless op plea, resulting in our client receiving only a 90 day license suspension and $250 fine. (Ottawa County Muni.Court 10/20/17)

OVI DUS Dismissed: Although our client was charged with a driving under an OVI suspension, a first-degree misdemeanor with a mandatory 3-days of jail, we obtained a complete dismissal of the charges. (Rocky River Muni. Court 10/19/17)

OVI Charges Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed, with our client escaping a license suspension and mandatory minimums by pleading to a physical control charge with just at $250 fine. (Sandusky Muni. Court 10/17/17)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Despite our client having turned in front of a police officer and going off the road, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges in exchange for a reckless op charges, saving our client from mandatory penalties and a license suspension. (Sandusky Muni. Court 10/17/17)

ALS Appeal Granted: The court agreed to vacate an administrative license suspension after it was shown that the police did not give the proper advisements. (Berea Municipal Court 9/26/2017)

0.229 OVI Dismissed: High tier OVI dismissed with our client avoiding both jail time and a license suspension. (Painesville Municipal Court 9/18/2017)

Refusal OVI Charges Dismissed: OVI dismissed in exchange for a non-moving violation with no jail, no drivers intervention program (DIP), and no license suspension. (Canton Municipal Court 8/28/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Negotiations with the prosecutor lead to a dismissal of all OVI charges, with our client receiving only a $50.00 fine for a traffic violation. (Rocky River Municipal Court 8/7/2017)

Second Refusal OVI Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed in exchange for a reckless op plea, getting our client back to driving. (Sandusky Municipal Court 8/7/2017)

Sobriety Checkpoint OVI Dismissed: After challenging the Constitutionality of a sobriety checkpoint, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges. (Elyria Municipal Court 7/19/2017)

OVI Charges Based on Anonymous Tip Dismissed: After asserting that a traffic stop based on an anonymous tip was an illegal search and seizure, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges. (Mentor Municipal Court 7/19/2017)

OVI Refusal Charges Dismissed: Despite charges of an OVI refusal, negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a dismissal of the charge in exchange for a reckless op plea, saving our client from a years license suspension. (Bellevue Municipal Court 6/20/2017)

Hit and Skip Charges Dismissed: On the day of trial, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss hit and skip charges, leaving only a $75.00 fine for assured clear distance. (Rocky River Muni. 5/16/017)

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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Sivinski Law Offices, ltd.

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20545 Center Ridge Rd.

Rocky River, OH 44116

Phone: 800-641-1970

Fax: 855-241-0700

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Sivinski Law Offices, ltd provides legal services throughout Ohio, from Cleveland to Toledo, including Sandusky, Akron, Vermilion, Huron, Elyria, Lorain, Port Clinton, Rocky River, Parma, Oak Harbor, Norwalk, Milan, Amherst, Sheffield, Avon, Oberlin, North Ridgeville, North Olmsted, Bay Village, Westlake, Cleveland Heights, Lakewood, Brook Park, Strongsville, Garfield Heights, Euclid, Medina, Maple Heights, Bellevue, Clyde and Berea, and within counties such as Cuyahoga, Lorain, Erie, Ottawa, Lucas, Portage, Sandusky, Seneca, Huron, Medina, Summit, Portage, Geauga County, Lake, Ashtabula.

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800-641-1970

OVI Refusal Charges Dismissed: Administrative license suspension vacated and OVI charges dismissed in exchange for a minor misdemeanor plea with a small fine and no jail or DIP. (Elyria Municipal 12/04/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Client avoided a year long license suspension, jail time and the driver intervention program after we successfully obtained a dismissal of the OVI in exchange for a non-moving violation. (Rocky River Municipal 11/30/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Client avoided both jail time and the driver intervention program when we successfully obtained a dismissal of OVI charges. (Sandusky County Court - Clyde 11/21/2017)

OVI Charges with Accident Dismissed: OVI charges against our client who fell asleep after taking prescription medications were dismissed. (Elyria Municipal Court 10/25/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed in exchange to a reckless op plea, resulting in our client receiving only a 90 day license suspension and $250 fine. (Ottawa County Muni.Court 10/20/17)

OVI DUS Dismissed: Although our client was charged with a driving under an OVI suspension, a first-degree misdemeanor with a mandatory 3-days of jail, we obtained a complete dismissal of the charges. (Rocky River Muni. Court 10/19/17)

OVI Charges Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed, with our client escaping a license suspension and mandatory minimums by pleading to a physical control charge with just at $250 fine. (Sandusky Muni. Court 10/17/17)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Despite our client having turned in front of a police officer and going off the road, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges in exchange for a reckless op charges, saving our client from mandatory penalties and a license suspension. (Sandusky Muni. Court 10/17/17)

ALS Appeal Granted: The court agreed to vacate an administrative license suspension after it was shown that the police did not give the proper advisements. (Berea Municipal Court 9/26/2017)

0.229 OVI Dismissed: High tier OVI dismissed with our client avoiding both jail time and a license suspension. (Painesville Municipal Court 9/18/2017)

Refusal OVI Charges Dismissed: OVI dismissed in exchange for a non-moving violation with no jail, no drivers intervention program (DIP), and no license suspension. (Canton Municipal Court 8/28/2017)

OVI Charges Dismissed: Negotiations with the prosecutor lead to a dismissal of all OVI charges, with our client receiving only a $50.00 fine for a traffic violation. (Rocky River Municipal Court 8/7/2017)

Second Refusal OVI Dismissed: OVI charges dismissed in exchange for a reckless op plea, getting our client back to driving. (Sandusky Municipal Court 8/7/2017)

Sobriety Checkpoint OVI Dismissed: After challenging the Constitutionality of a sobriety checkpoint, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges. (Elyria Municipal Court 7/19/2017)

OVI Charges Based on Anonymous Tip Dismissed: After asserting that a traffic stop based on an anonymous tip was an illegal search and seizure, the court agreed to dismiss OVI charges. (Mentor Municipal Court 7/19/2017)

OVI Refusal Charges Dismissed: Despite charges of an OVI refusal, negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in a dismissal of the charge in exchange for a reckless op plea, saving our client from a years license suspension. (Bellevue Municipal Court 6/20/2017)

Hit and Skip Charges Dismissed: On the day of trial, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss hit and skip charges, leaving only a $75.00 fine for assured clear distance. (Rocky River Muni. 5/16/017)

DUI Defense Lawyers Association
National College for DUI Defense
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Expertise - Best DUI Lawyers in Cleveland
Clients Choice Criminal Defense Attorneys
Superb Litigation Attorneys
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Parma Bar Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - OACDL
Ohio State Bar Association - OSBA
Lorain County Bar Association
National College for DUI Defense
Cleveland Metro Bar Association - CMBA
West Shore Bar Association - WSBA
Ohio Employment Lawyers Association - OELA
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
John A. Sivinski, AV Preeminent Attorney
John A. Sivinski, Million Dollar Advocate
Ohio State Bar Association - OSBA
Ohio Employment Lawyers Association - OELA
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Parma Bar Association
Lorain County Bar Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - OACDL
National College for DUI Defense
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Cleveland Metro Bar Association - CMBA
West Shore Bar Association - WSBA
DUI Defense Attorneys
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
National College for DUI Defense
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
National College for DUI Defense
Cleveland Metro Bar Association - CMBA
Ohio State Bar Association - OSBA
Lorain County Bar Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - OACDL
Ohio Employment Lawyers Association - OELA
West Shore Bar Association - WSBA
DUI Defense Attorneys
National College for DUI Defense
Expertise - Best DUI Lawyers in Cleveland
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys

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Cleveland Metro Bar Association - CMBA
National College for DUI Defense
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
West Shore Bar Association - WSBA
Ohio State Bar Association - OSBA
Lorain County Bar Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - OACDL
Ohio Employment Lawyers Association - OELA
Superb Litigation Attorneys
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Parma Bar Association
Clients Choice Criminal Defense Attorneys
John A. Sivinski, AV Preeminent Attorney
John A. Sivinski, Million Dollar Advocate
Catholic Attorneys
DUI Defense Attorneys
National College for DUI Defense
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Expertise - Best DUI Lawyers in Cleveland
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - OACDL
Ohio Employment Lawyers Association - OELA
Ohio State Bar Association - OSBA
Cleveland Metro Bar Association - CMBA
National College for DUI Defense
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
West Shore Bar Association - WSBA
Superb Litigation Attorneys
Clients Choice Criminal Defense Attorneys
American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Parma Bar Association
John A. Sivinski, AV Preeminent Attorney
John A. Sivinski, Million Dollar Advocate
Catholic Attorneys