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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "ohio ovi laws" (Page 2)

Ohio’s OVI Forfeiture Law: Can I Sell My Car Before It Gets Forfeited?

Under Ohio's OVI forfeiture law, you are not permitted to sell your car if it is subject to forfeiture.  Ohio's OVI forfeiture law is set forth at R.C. 4511.19(G)(1)(b), (c), (d) and (e) and R.C. 4503.233.  Ohio's OVI forfeiture law applies only when:the vehicle is registered to the offender; the vehicle was used in the incident; it is the offender's 3rd OVI conviction within 6 years; it is the offenders 4th or more OVI conviction within 6 years OR 6 within 20years; the offender has a prior felony OVI convictionIn any of these situations, if the title to the motor vehicle that is subject to an order...

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Changes To Ohio’s Field Sobriety Test Manual – Part One

Ohio has adopted a new Field Sobriety Test manual as of 2013.  This post is part of a multi-article look at the Field Sobriety Test manual changes.1. Let's Change The Name The first change to the Field Sobriety Test manual is the name.  Prior to this year the training class for law enforcement officers studying the Field Sobriety Test regimen was called A.D.A.P. (Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program) and used the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "manual."  The new class will simply be called Field Sobriety Test or SFST class and will use a "guide."Remaining from the previous training materials is...

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Ohio DUI Law Enhances Habitual Offender Registry

Under Ohio DUI law, anyone with five or more convictions for OVI during the past 20 years is placed on the Ohio Habitual Offender Registry.  Of course, it would not be Ohio DUI law if there were not some quirks.  For example, out-of-state convictions do not count, nor do convictions more than 20 years old.  You must also have at least one conviction since September 30, 2008, the date when the law took effect.  Juveniles are included and dead people are not.  If you are involved in one incident which results in multiple charges, the conviction only counts once for...

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Ohio DUI Laws: An Overview

This post collects together in one place many of the Ohio DUI Laws that arise in drunk driving cases.   Some Ohio DUI laws are listed because law enforcement will charge these offenses to establish probable cause for pulling over your vehicle.  If you need to find out more about a specific law, or how the statute has been interpreted or applied, call Charles M. Rowland II at (937) 318-1384 or read about the specific Ohio DUI law at the Ohio DUI Law Blog.Operating a Vehicle Impaired (OVI); O.R.C. 4511.19 This is Ohio's drunk driving statute (Ohio's DUI law).  It is a...

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Lima Municipal Court (by DaytonDUI)

If you are arrested for OVI in Lima or anywhere in Allen County, Ohio, your misdemeanor drunk driving case will be heard in the Lima Municipal Court. The Lima Municipal Court is located at 109 N. Union St. in downtown Lima, Ohio and maintains the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday [directions HERE].  The judges who will hear your case are the honorable William G. Lauber or the honorable Richard A. Workman.  To find out information about a specific case before the court you can access public information HERE.  You can reach the court at the following telephone numbers:Civil Division:(419) 221-5275 Civil Division...

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Ohio OVI Lawyer Charles Rowland

If you are in need of an Ohio OVI lawyer, consider Charles M. Rowland II.  Charles served as the Xenia City Prosecutor.  In that capacity he has prosecuted DUI offenses.  This experience gives him unique insight into how prosecutors will approach your case.  Ohio OVI lawyer Charles Rowland has served as a “Special Prosecutor” on high-profile felony cases.  Charles is a proud member of the National College for DUI defense and in 2006 attended the intensive seminar on DUI law at Harvard University.  National Patent Analytical Systems has certified Charles Rowland in the operation, diagnostic verification and calibration of the BAC DataMaster...

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Greene County (Beavercreek) OVI Checkpoint Tonight (Sept. 11, 2012)

Law enforcement officials will conduct a rare weekday OVI checkpoint along Indian Ripple Rd., in front of the Greene from 8pm until midnight.  The  checkpoint will  be conducted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in conjunction with local police support.  You should expect that the OVI checkpoint will be accompanied by saturation patrols.If you want to receive updated information on sobriety checkpoints,  enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog.  Text alerts will be sent directly to your mobile device/smartphone in the location you choose in the Miami...

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Sobriety Checkpoint In Dayton Tonight (August 18th)

There will be an OVI checkpoint tonight in downtown Dayton, Montgomery County along Salem Avenue near Hillcrest.  The checkpoint will be in operation from approximately 9 p.m. until 1 a.m.  This checkpoint is being conducted in conjunction with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and local jurisdictions.  In addition to the checkpoints, there will be ongoing saturation patrols in surrounding areas.  Franklin County wil a checkpoint is planned between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. on Alum Creek Drive south of Williams Road in Obetz.  In Scioto County, a checkpoint is planned on U.S. 52 at the S.R. 335 exit between 9 p.m....

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Ohio Troopers Provide 24/7 Patrols of Major Urban Areas

Beginning June 3, the Ohio State Highway Patrol will staff 24/7 operations in Hamilton, Cuyahoga and Franklin counties.  See full story. The State Highway Patrol is expanding its presence in Ohio's three largest metropolitan areas to crack down on dangerous driving with around-the-clock operations at posts near Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus for the first time in its nearly 80-year history.  The patrol already has posts providing full-time coverage for other urban areas like Akron, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown.  Agency officials expect the changes to reduce crash fatalities and increase the results from what's known as criminal patrol, which includes drug...

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Toledo DUI: Circle Toledo Enforcement Initiative Announced

More than 30 different police agencies in the Toledo Metro Area will take part in Circle Toledo, which will start Friday and run through Saturday.  Similar to recent enforcement efforts in Columbus, the Patrol will be on the look out for any reason to pull over drivers who they suspect may be driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  Toledo may have been chosen because the area has seen an increase in traffic fatalities from 19 to 31 over the same time period from last year.  The Circle Toledo blitz will run for the next four weeks.   DUI attorney Charles M....

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