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DUI Defense In Centerville, Ohio – Charles M. Rowland II

Looking for a DUI attorney in Centerville, Ohio? Charles M. Rowland II has been serving the people of Centerville since 1995. He focuses his practice exclusively on defending the accused drunk driver and has amassed an impressive number of credentials in his field. He was named "Top Attorney" in the area of DUI defense by…
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Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

From all of us at Babb & Rowland, Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We offer this video of Dr. King the night before he was assassinated. His words serve as an inspiration for all we do.
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What is Snow Law in Ohio?

Let it snow! With the return of winter weather, we have received some questions about what constitutes an emergency and under what authority an emergency can be deemed to exist.  We have also counseled clients who wanted to know what law would circumscribe their behavior during a significant weather event.  Here is what we learned: A…
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Ohio Supreme Court Address Juvenile Prior OVI Offenses

In State v. Bode, 144 Ohio St.3d 155, 2015-Ohio-1519, the Ohio Supreme Court decided an issue affecting juveniles and the ability of the state to enhance a DUI charge based on prior juvenile adjudications. As a juvenile, the defendant was arrested for violating an equivalent offense 4511.19(A)(1)(a), colloquially referred to as a DUI charge. He…
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Less OVI Checkpoints, More OVI Arrests

Did you notice there were less OVI checkpoints this year? Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers made the decision to change from an OVI checkpoint strategy, to a more concentrated OVI patrol strategy.  So, how many OVI arrests did the Ohio State Highway Patrol make over night Dec. 31 into Jan. 1 in our area?  Numbers…
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