An arrest and conviction for Driving Under the Influence can have life-changing consequences and can effect your personal and professional life. You can lose your driver license and your job, and your car insurance will most likely get more expensive. It’s important that you call the best criminal defense attorney in Ohio to defend you as soon as possible.
A criminal defense attorney will make sure you know all of your legal rights and options. With the expert help of an attorney, you could possibly avoid a DUI conviction with the many strategies available to you. First, enter a plea of Not Guilty and appeal the administrative license suspension. Then, we will obtain all the evidence the prosecutor intends to introduce which an experienced criminal defense attorney will thoroughly investigate and research all the legal issues. Although the evidence may point to guilt on the surface, digging into all the details of the situation may reveal weakness in the prosecution’s case.
Based on the what we find, we file motions to suppress evidence for issues such as: Did the officer have justification for stopping your vehicle? Did the officer have justification to detain you for a DUI/OVI investigation? Did the officer administer the field sobriety tests correctly? Did the officer have justification to arrest you for DUI/OVI? Did the police department follow the Ohio regulations for the breath test, blood test, or urine test? Was the machine in proper working order? Is the test scientifically reliable? Were records maintained correctly and paperwork completed properly?
The Bottom Line: Ohio is known to have some of the strictest penalties for drunk driving in the country. If you have been arrested for drinking and driving, it is important to understand what penalties you may be facing, as well as your legal options. Put my number in your phone and call me to review your case. You do not have to plead guilty. Pleading Not Guilty and contesting the DUI/OVI charge with an experienced DUI/OVI attorney typically improves the outcome of your case. 513-260-2099