Breathalyzer Tests Can Be Wrong: Reasons For False Positive Results

Breathalyzer machines are a common feature of many of Ohio’s more than 12,000 annual arrests for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI/DUI). Both law enforcement officers and prosecutors alike would have you believe that these devices accurately and irrefutably measure the alcohol concentration on your breath.  In reality, however, Breathalyzer machines are prone to errors… read more

How Long After an Accident Can I Still Be Charged With a DUI in Ohio?

Drinking and driving is a serious problem in the United States, and Ohio is no exception. Unfortunately, a significant number of accidents are caused because a person decided to consume alcohol before getting behind the wheel. If you got into a car crash after consuming alcohol or drugs, you might wonder how long after an… read more

How Much Does a DUI Cost in Ohio?

A charge for DUI can affect your finances negatively. DUI costs can include court fees, fines, and license reinstatement fees, just to name a few. Fortunately, when you have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side, your lawyer can work to avoid many of the penalties you’d face otherwise, including fines and conviction-related fees. … read more

Consider Cost In Hiring DUI Defense Attorney

If you’ve been arrested and charged with a DUI, you should hire a DUI defense attorney to represent you. A lawyer can make or break your case. Without one, you may be confused by the criminal procedure, overpowered by the prosecutor, and more likely to be convicted. Most people who are charged with a DUI,… read more

Drunk Driving Laws in the US

Drunk driving is a plague on society. Every year, thousands of people die in drunk driving accidents in the U.S. Nearly every single drunk driving death is preventable through responsible driving. In an attempt to combat drunk driving, laws have been instituted in every state in the country. These laws differ from state to state… read more

Can Airport Police Stop You for DUI After Drinking on a Flight?

Many people like to have alcoholic drinks on the airplane. It helps calm the nerves and pass the time on a flight. However, you should never drive after drinking heavily on a plane.  You can be charged for driving under the influence at the airport. A DUI on airport property could result in state or… read more

What To Do If You’re Facing an Underage DUI Charge in Ohio

Being charged with a DUI can be a frightening experience, especially if you’re under 21. The repercussions of an underage DUI charge in Ohio can be severe and long-lasting, so it’s important to take the proper steps to protect yourself. Here are some things you should do if you find yourself facing an underage DUI… read more

How Long Does it Take to Get Your First Court Date for a DUI in Cincinnati?

In most cases, you won’t receive a first court date until close to 30 days after you’ve been arrested. However, if you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Cincinnati, you can expect your first court date to be set within five days of your arrest. This allows the court… read more

How To Successfully Fight a DUI Case in Ohio

You commit a DUI, known as OVI in Ohio, when you drive a vehicle on public roads under the influence of enough of an intoxicant to seriously impair your driving ability.  Typically, this means driving while intoxicated on alcohol with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. Ohio can also charge you with… read more

Steps to Follow for Finding the Right DUI Lawyer

There are no shortages of lawyers, either in Cincinnati or throughout the country. While this means you have the power to choose who represents you in your Ohio DUI case, this choice can become overwhelming.  With a little investigation, though, you can make an informed and solid choice of representation.  Talking with Family and Friends… read more