In Ohio, your License Can be Suspended for the Following Reasons
|Type of Suspension||Comments|
|12-points||Accumulation of 12 points within a two-year period.|
|Administrative License Suspension (ALS) Positive Test||Testing with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration.|
|Administrative License Suspension (ALS) Test Refusal||Refusing to submit to a blood, breath or urine test when requested to do so by law enforcement.|
|Child Support||Failure to pay child support.|
|Court Suspensions||A suspension invoked by a court.|
|First Offense DUI||DUI coded by the presiding court as a first offense within the last six years.|
|Habitual Use of Alcohol/Drugs||Conviction of three or more Alcohol/Drug related offenses within a three year period.|
|High School Suspension||Unauthorized withdrawal from school, habitual absence without legitimate excuse, or suspension/expulsion for drugs or alcohol.|
|In-State Drug Related||Individual found guilty by an Ohio court of drug related offenses under Chapter 2925 of Ohio Revised Code.|
|Judgments||Unsatisfied civil judgment resulting from the use, care, or maintenance of a motor vehicle.|
|Juvenile Suspension||Under 18 and has been adjudicated unruly, delinquent, or juvenile traffic offender.|
|License/Bond Forfeiture||Failure to pay a fine or appear in court in connection to a traffic offense within Ohio.|
|Limited Privilege Order||A court grants limited driving privileges during a suspension.|
|Liquor Law (Violations)||Person of insufficient age uses another person’s driver license or alters one’s own to purchase alcohol.|
|Medical (Restricted or Suspension)||Suffering from a physical or mental disability or disease that prevents him/her from exercising reasonable/ordinary control of a motor vehicle.|
|National Driver Registry (NDR) – Indefinite||Upon a check with other states, an individual is found to be under suspension.|
|Non-Compliance (Crash Report Accident UTT Ticket Random Selection)||Any driver and/or owner who fails to show Proof of Financial Responsibility was in effect at the time of an accident/offense will lose his/her driving and registration privileges for a minimum of 90 days.|
|Non-Resident Violator Compact||Ohio driver has an unpaid ticket from a court in another state.|
|Out-of-State Alcohol or Drug Related Offenses||An individual pleads guilty or is convicted of a DUI or Drug related offense in another state.|
|OVUAC||Underage drinking with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .02% but less than .08%.|
|Physical Control of a Vehicle While Intoxicated||An individual is convicted of having physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated.|
|Probationary License Suspension/DUI||The driver is under the age of 18 at the time of the offense, with a prohibited BAC.|
|Probationary License Suspension/OVUAC||The driver is under the age of 18 at the time of the offense, with at BAC of .02% or more but less than .08%.|
|Probationary Revocations (2 Violations)||A person is convicted of two separate moving violations within any two year period prior to 18 years of age.|
|Probationary Revocations (3 Violations)||A person is convicted of three separate moving violations within any two year period prior to 18 years of age.|
|Second Offense DUI||DUI coded by presiding court as a second offense within a six year period.|
|Security Suspension||Damages from an accident where a “case” has been established by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.|
|Violation of Restriction Suspension||A violation of restriction(s) imposed for special mechanical control devices required on a motor vehicle, or any other restrictions applicable to the licensee that were determined to be necessary.|
|Warrant Block||A block on either driver license and/or vehicle registration due to outstanding arrest warrant.|
|Weapon on School Property||Under 19 years old and conveying or possessing a deadly weapon or dangerous ordinance to, or on school property.|
Information supplied in online forms is transmitted securely to Weisenburger Law Offices, LLC using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Ensuring that communications remain secure between users and the Web server is a critical issue. SSL is the protocol developed to transmit private information via the Internet. It works by using a public key to encrypt data that is transferred over the SSL connection. The key used for the encryption is contained in the site’s security certificate. This protects your login credentials, addresses, and other secure data. Please see
Information provided to us is protected by the attorney-client privilege, which extends to all of our office staff.
Any legal advice given is dependent upon the accuracy of the information you provide in this form.
Please make sure that the information you provide is complete and accurate.
The ohiocrimelawyer.com website is designed for general information only. Any information on this site is not to be construed as formal legal advice from a criminal defense lawyer, a DUIlawyer, a family law lawyer or wills, probate, trusts and estate planning lawyer, nor formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Persons accessing this site are encouraged to seek personal advice regarding their individual legal issues.
The attorneys in our law firm primarily service Portage County courts (Ravenna and Kent), and Summit County courts (Akron, Stow, Barberton). Cases in all other courts in North East Ohio, including Cuyahoga County courts (Cleveland, Garfield Heights, Bedford, Parma, Rocky River etc…) are handled under specific terms and conditions.