A DUI charge in Ohio carries severe penalties. Many of them are mandatory, while others are optional. Some judges have their own set of “mandatory” penalties, which include a variety of sentencing options.
|1ST||1ST HIGH||2ND||2ND HIGH||3RD||3RD HIGH|
|MIN. JAIL||3 days*||6 days*||10 days||20 days||30 days||60 days|
|MAX. JAIL||6 mos.||6 mos.||6 mos.||6 mos.||1 year||1 year|
|LIC. SUSP.||1 to 3 |
|1 to 3 |
|1 to 7 |
|1 to 7 |
|1 to 12 |
|1 to 12 |
To have any degree of success in a DUI case, you must hire a DUI defense lawyer who handles DUI charges on a regular basis and understands the complexities of Ohio DUI Law.
“I am in court nearly every day on DUI cases. All too often, I see DUI defendants represented by lawyers who are clueless about DUI law. Many times these attorneys are relatives, friends of the family or practice in other areas of the law.” – Dan Weisenburger.
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