What Are The Different Types Of Bail Bonds?

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When you are arrested for OVI in Ohio, the police have the discretion to release you or to hold you in a local jail. If you are held in jail, you will be given the opportunity to post a bond.  The posting of a bond is often referred to as  “making bail” or “bailing out” of jail.  Why do you have to make bail?  The purpose of bail bonds are to ensure that the defendant appears for all scheduled [Read the full post. . .]

Huber Heights DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

Charles M. Rowland II is proud to be your Huber Heights DUI Attorney. 

huber heights dui attorneyIf you are arrested for misdemeanor DUI / OVI in Huber Heights your case will be heard in the Montgomery County Municipal Court (Eastern Division).  Many refer to Area II as the Huber Heights Municipal Court, but the court’s jurisdiction is larger, covering regions in north-east Montgomery County including the city of Riverside, Ohio.  The Montgomery County Municipal Court, Eastern Divsion is located at 6111 [Read the full post. . .]

Xenia OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

xenia OVI attorneyXenia OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II has represented clients in the Xenia Municipal Court since 1995.  He limits his practice to OVI defense and stays on the cutting edge of OVI science and the tactics necessary to defend your case.  Contact Xenia OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II at (937) 318-1384 or 888-ROWLAND.  Here is some important information about the Xenia Municipal Court.

Xenia Municipal Court, and the honorable Michael Murry, has jurisdiction over OVI/DUI violations of any

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A Physical Control Conviction Is Not A Prior Offense

physical controlA physical control conviction does not count as a “prior offense” for purposes of enhancement.  This principle is spelled out in case law and in statute.  R.C. 4511.181 sets forth the offenses that count as prior convictions.  It does not list a violation of physical control (R.C. 4511.194) as a predicate offense.  It does not matter if the prior conviction  was charged under R.C. 4511.194 or as a violation of a municipal ordinance. This is set forth at [Read the full post. . .]

New Format For Ohio Drivers License

ohio drivers licenseEffective  January 5, 2015, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will issue a new format of the Ohio Drivers License (DL) and Identification Cards (ID) to customers renewing their DL or ID.

Visible changes to the DL and ID include:
•Blue/green card in place of the salmon colored card
•Laminate on front of card now contains the word “OHIO” and the year “1803” near the top of the card

Individuals holding an Ohio Drivers License or ID printed in [Read the full post. . .]

Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland explains Ohio OVI law.