If you are a first time DUI offender in Ohio, you can face the following range of penalties. Number one, a three day stint in jail, up to 180 days. Typically the three days is served in a driver’s intervention program, typically in a hotel. You can get a license suspension anywhere from six months to three years. You can also get probation where they may order you not to consume alcohol. They may order you to have random urine screens. They may order you to do a number of things. Some probation departments even say, “We have a right to go into your house.” That’s crazy, but true. Being charged with a criminal offense or a DUI in Ohio can be quite serious. It can affect your job, your livelihood, your income, and even your freedom. Make sure you have experienced, seasoned, and determined lawyers on your side. We’ve handled this thousands of times. If you’re stopped by the man, call the man.
Steven R. Adams
Steven R. Adams is a criminal defense lawyer dedicated to DUI, OVI, and criminal defense in Cincinnati, Ohio.