DUI / BMV Defense Laws

In Drunk-Driving Cases, Both the Court and the DMV May Issue a Driver’s License Suspension

Now eventually, on a drunk-driving case the court may suspend your license. However you still have to contend with the Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles and let me give you an example. If you are charged with drunk driving and you are a refusal; you refuse the test that results in a one year suspension...

Juveniles and Drunk Driving Charges: OVUAC: Operating a Vehicle, Underage Consumption

Interviewer: What about the BMV and juveniles drunk-driving charges and other infractions? Is there any difference in the way that’s handled? Dale Naticchia: It’s the same rules with juveniles. What we have in Ohio is we have a statute that’s very close to the DUI Statute’s Code. The letters are O-V-U-A-C; operating a vehicle, underage consumption. Juveniles...

Out of State Drivers and Drunk-Driving Charges in Ohio

Interviewer: Here’s a scenario: I’m from out of state and I received an OVI in Ohio; would I still have my license suspended? How would that work in terms of BMV’s? Dale Naticchia: If you read the form you receive following an OVI charge very carefully it says your Ohio driving privileges are suspended, so you can’t...

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