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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, October 24, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 10:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 3900 block of Montgomery Road (US-22/SR-3) in Norwood.

If you are pulled over for driving drunk in Cincinnati, remember to stay calm and always respect the officer and comply with their requests. Also remember – you have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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New 700WLW Podcast: Steve Adams and Bill Cunningham discuss Steve’s Victory in the Ilg Case

In this podcast, Steve Adams and Bill Cunningham talk about Steve’s success over the Cincinnati v. Daniel Ilg case. Hear also what you should do if you are pulled over and accused of a DUI.

Listen to their conversation (starting at minute 23) by clicking here.

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Cincinnati DUI Defense Lawyer, Steve Adams, Argues Breath Test Issue and Wins

steve-adams-winsIn a unanimous decision, the Ohio Supreme Court allowed a challenge to Daniel Ilg’s breath-alcohol test results. (City of Cincinnati v. Daniel Ilg) In the 7-0 decision affirming the ruling of the Ohio First District Court of Appeals, located in Hamilton County, the Ohio Supreme Court agreed with the First District that the State of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Health failed to provide the defense relevant and material court-ordered information that Mr. Ilg ...

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, September 12, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 10:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 8500 block of Beechmont Avenue (SR-125) in Anderson Township. If you get pulled over for driving under the influence, try to stay calm and always respect the police officer on duty. Remember that you can refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, August 29, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 11:00 pm – 3:00 am in the 11700 block of Springfield Pike (State Route 4) in Springdale. If you get pulled over for driving under the influence, try to stay calm and always respect the police officer by complying with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests. Remember that!

Say no no to the po po!

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Thursday, August 28, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 2300 block of Madison Road in Hyde Park.

If you are pulled over for a DUI, stay calm and respect the officer by complying with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Friday, August 22, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am in the 2900 block of West Galbraith Road in Colerain Township.

If you are pulled over for driving under the influence, stay calm and respect the officer by complying with their requests. You do have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Say no no to the po po!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Cincinnati DUI Checkpoint Tonight: Thursday, August 21, 2014

There will be a DUI checkpoint tonight from 10:00 pm – 12:00 am in the 7800 block of Hamilton Avenue in Mt. Healthy.

If you are pulled over for driving drunk in Cincinnati, remember to stay calm and always respect the officer and comply with their requests. Also remember – you have the right to choose to refuse the breath test and field sobriety tests.

Choose to refuse!

Posted by: The Law Office of Steven R. Adams

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Don’t Do the DUI Field Test! Conclusion (Part 6 of 6)

So why should a driver suspected of DUI refuse to submit to the standardized field sobriety tests?

1) These tests are voluntary, not mandatory.
2) The government has the burden of proof and the burden of producing evidence. The suspect does not have to assist the police in developing their decision or “opinion” to arrest.
3) Police are not properly qualified, educated, or experienced in administering these SFSTs.
4) Police do not strictly adhere to the SFST guidelines, which compromises the ...

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Don’t Do the DUI Field Test! The Ohio Legislature’s Response (Part 5 of 6)

The Ohio State Legislature responded in 2004 by enacting a statute that essentially made the Homan decision moot. The statute essentially states that officers must be in “substantial compliance” with the SFST procedures in the NHTSA manual (or a substantially similar manual) that is in effect on the day of the suspect’s arrest.

Unfortunately, “substantial compliance” is defined very differently by the many judges and appellate courts around the state of Ohio. I have found that the judges seem to favor ...

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