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DUI Defense Protection For All You Have At Stake

Ohio’s DUI/ OVI laws are tough on drunk drivers. Motorists can be charged with operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI); intoxicated drivers under the age of 21 are charged with operating a vehicle after underage consumption (OVUAC). Both statutes impose penalties such as loss of driving privileges, jail time, or mandatory alcohol assessment/treatment sessions. Underaged drivers convicted of OVUAC can also face consequences if they are college students, up to and including expulsion. Drivers who are convicted of repeat DUI/OVI offenses can face vehicle consequences that include the confiscation of their car and mandatory use of an ignition interlock device.

Johnson & Core, LLP, believes all DUI/OVI clients deserve an aggressive defense and the chance to move forward with their lives without their charge destroying their career, family, or educational prospects. Our attorneys can begin helping you even before you are charged, advising you how to answer questions at any police interviews and gathering evidence crucial to building a strong defense.

Reasons To Hire A Lawyer To Defend Your DUI Case

Many people arrested for DUI/OVI simply plead guilty and hope it never happens again. For the reasons listed above, this is usually the wrong approach. Our firm can help you defend yourself and protect your due process rights by:

  • Reviewing the police report and looking for errors in administering sobriety tests

  • Researching how chemical blood alcohol content (BAC) tests were administered and interpreted

  • Representing you at administrative license hearings to help you avoid full suspension of your driver’s license

  • Challenging the original reason for the DUI stop

  • Negotiating treatment or other forms of diversion instead of jail time

It is always better to hand the keys over if you are too intoxicated to drive. But if you have made a mistake and are facing a DUI/OVI violation, our firm can help you minimize the consequences it has on your future.

Contact Us Today To Build Your Drunk Driving Defense Team

Johnson & Core, LLP, will treat you with respect and trust during your DUI/OVI case. Call or email the firm to set up an introductory appointment. We work with clients from across the Columbus metro area.