Hiring A DUI / OVI Attorney In Ohio

Approaches to Successful Defense of DUI/OVI Cases

Interviewer: What interesting DUI/OVI cases have you handled? Can you give the readers an idea of how you approach these types of cases? Dale: I can tell you a trend that has occurred with people taking breath tests. The state of Ohio has introduced a new Breathalyzer machine called the Intoxilyzer 8000. This machine is unreliable. Cincinnati...

Can You Make Court Appearances For Your Clients?

Interviewer: Does your client have to accompany you to court? Can the attorney appear without them? Dale: Yes, the client should accompany me. However, I try to keep the intrusion to a minimum. If I know a client has a three-hour drive to court, I will request that the court excuse that client from the first pretrial....

Do Clients Have a Common Urban Myth or Myths They Tell You During The 1st Consultation?

Interviewer:: Do clients come to you with a story or myth that you’ve heard repeatedly? Dale: Yes, the mythical judge with a son or daughter who was killed by a drunk driver.I’ve never met that judge in my 26 years of practice, nor have heard about him,other than from my clients. I’ve never met the judge...

How Often Can An Attorney Mitigate Fines, Fees, Charges, and Jail Time?

Interviewer: We’ve mentioned before that a majority of the time you’re able to help people, but how much of an affect can you have on their case? Do you have a dramatic effect? Can you frequently help reduce their charges? Dale:: Yes, absolutely. For example, I may have a client come to me facing very serious...

How Should People Determine If They’re Interviewing a Good or Bad Attorney?

Interviewer: What should people look for when hiring an attorney? What credentials should a good attorney have? Dale: It depends on the individual but I know how I judge people whose association I am considering. First of all, I look for genuine concern. Is this attorney concerned about my situation? Second, are they asking the right questions...

How to Contact Dale Naticchia, esq. For a Free Initial DUI / OVI Consultation

Interviewer: There are people that are reading this publication, either on your website or in the book form. If they’re convinced that they should come in and see you for a free consultation, how specifically should they get in touch with you? Dale: They can reach me by calling my office number, which is 440-342-9379. On the...

Reducing Probationary Terms and the Need for an Attorney

Dale: An experienced attorney also finds ways to circumvent probation departments that impose longer terms than others. Interviewer: I see. Dale: A successful plea by an attorney may result in no probationary term. There are different ways to handle this situation. There are many cards that are being dealt on the table and you have to play them...

Should You Hire a Public Defender or Private Attorney?

Interviewer: After an arrest, I’m sure some people would consider requesting a public defender. However, I’ve heard that public defenders are not able to address the driver’s license suspension, which occurred following the arrest. When you appear in court, the suspension is considered the civil part of your charge. Is that correct? Dale: That is true. You...