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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "dui driving privileges" (Page 5)

Ohio OVI Law: State v. Lewis (ALS Remains)

State v. Lewis, 187 Ohio App.3d701, 2010-Ohio-2872 Verdial Lewis was found not guilty of OVI in a trial in the Hamilton County Municipal Court.  Upon finding the defendant not guilty, the court terminated the (ALS)  administrative license suspension that was imposed for the driver's refusal to submit to a chemical test.Upon appeal, the 1st District Court of Appeals, in an opinion written by Judge Sylvia S. Hendon held that a not guilty verdict on a charge of OVI did not permit termination of the (ALS) automatic license suspension of a motorist's driver's license for having refused to submit to a chemical...

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Driving Privileges: How to get and keep them!

HOW DO I GET DRIVING PRIVILEGES IN MY OHIO OVI CASE? 1. Bring in or send us your proof of insurance.  This can be a card, or the declaration page of your insurance policy. • Is your name on the card?• Does your insurance cover the incident date?• Is this your first offense?  If not an SR-22 bond may be required prior to getting your privileges.• Contact us at 937-879-9542, or by fax at 937-879-0232,or by emailing our administrative staff at lgaipo3@yahoo.com.• Depending on the court you will be permitted up to  60 hours per week (TO, FROM AND DURING)...

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Military DUI: Must I Report My DUI Arrest to My Superior?

Brown, Rowland, Babb & Campbell is proud to have the services of Richard T. Brown, former Staff Judge Advocate to advise on matters pertaining to the defense of Air Force personnel.  If you are charged with a DUI (now called OVI in Ohio) resulting from activities on or around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, contact Charles M. Rowland II for a complete DUI defense. Read our full FAQ & watch our video on Military DUI here.  Below is an article, written by Richard Brown answering the vexing questions about whether or not you must report your OVI arrest to your superior officer.By Richard...

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Ohio OVI and Commercial Drivers

”But I was in my own car, on my own time!”[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]If you have a commercial driver’s license an Ohio DUI charge can have devastating effects on your career.  Often clients who hold a commercial driver’s license fail to understand that Ohio’s OVI laws can affect your livelihood even if you receive a drunk driving charge while you are not operating a commercial vehicle.  If you plead guilty, or are found guilty, of an OVI (drunk driving) offense your commercial driver’s license will be taken away for one year.  If you are a second-time...

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Dayton OVI Defense Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

Being arrested for DUI / OVI / OMVI / drunk driving / or drugs in Dayton, Ohio can seriously impact your life and the lives of those around you who you love and care about. Jail time, loss of drivers license or full driving privileges, unbearable insurance premiums can often come as the result of a drunk driving case handled in court improperly. The best way to handle a DUI charge in Dayton, Ohio is to retain a knowledgeable and aggressive Dayton Ohio lawyer. A DUI attorney is a necessity in most drinking and...

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Ohio DUI/OVI Misdemeanor Charges Are Serious

Image by abardwell via FlickrUnder Ohio DUI Law, it is a serious crime to drive any vehicle while your ability to drive is impaired by alcohol or drugs. While the most common acronym for impaired driving in Ohio is DUI (driving under the influence), it is also referred to as OVI (operating a vehicle while intoxicated), and OMVI (operating a motor vehicle while under  the influence). No matter what acronym you refer to it as, it all describes the same crime and statute.  The penalties for DUI in Ohio are extremely strict, and all involve exposure to jail or prison time. In...

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Ohio DUI Law: ALS and Unsworn 2255

State v. Allen, 2010-Ohio-1257, 13-09-25 (OHCA3) Defendant Allen was stopped and arrested for OVI and subsequently tested over 0.08. She was given an unsworn copy of the 2255 and then the officer submitted an unsworn copy of the 2255 to the Court and the BMV. The Tiffin Municipal Court upheld the suspension. The 3rd District Court of Appeals held that the suspension was valid IMMEDIATELY upon testing over and it has nothing to do with the 2255 being sworn or not. In his dissent from this ruling, Judge Rogers states, "I submit that the requirement that BMV Form 2255 be sworn...

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Ohio’s Ignition Interlock Law

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Ignition Interlock "][/caption]Beginning October 1, 2008, section 4510.13(d),(e), (f), and (g) mandates the installation of ignition interlock devises as a pre-condition for driving privileges for all repeat DUI offenders. Court fines have been increased to cover costs for indigent offenders and section 2929.28 has been amended to authorize DUI offenders to pay for the installation.  According to 4510.43 and 4510.45 attempting to circumvent the devise is a crime as is failing to turn on all of the features.  Little known amongst the changes is that these statutes make...

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Forced Blood Draws in Ohio DUI Cases

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Forced Blood Draws"][/caption]A law that will go into effect Tuesday, Sept. 30, states drivers with prior DUI offenses who are suspected of driving while drunk must take a breath-alcohol test.  If drivers refuse, authorities can take them to get a mandatory blood or urine test.  The law intends to help prosecutors in cases of repeat offenders and deter drunken driving. Repeat offenders used to be able to refuse a breath-alcohol test.  www.DaytonDailyNews.com If you find yourself facing a DUI/OVI charge in the Miami Valley, contact Charles M. Rowland II at 937-318-1DUI or 1-888-ROWLAND. ...

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How Does a Drunk Driving Conviction Affect Your Insurance?

Image by Toban Black via FlickrIf you are convicted of drunk driving, in most states your automobile insurance rates are likely going to go up for at least three years and you will probably be learning at lot about something called SR-22.Whether your state calls it driving under the influence, driving while intoxicated or operating a vehicle while intoxicated, if you are convicted of any of those offenses, chances are your insurance rates will increase before you are allowed to drive again.Laws Vary by StateThe penalties regarding drunk driving vary from state...

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