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. . .]

Sidney DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

Do you need a Sidney DUI Attorney?

sidney dui attorneyCharles Rowland proudly represents those accused of drunk driving in Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio.  SidneyDUI.com was developed to provide practical information regarding Sidney’s andShelby County’s tough drunk driving law. Here you will find information on DUI (now called OVI) law in the Sidney Municipal Court and in the Shelby County Common Pleas Court. If you find yourself accused of a crime contact Charles M. Rowland II at the number provided above or [Read the full post. . .]

Tipp City DUI Attorney – Charles M. Rowland II

People looking for a Tipp City DUI Attorney should check out www.TippCityDUI.com.

Tipp City DUI AttorneyCharles M. Rowalnd II has been representing people accused of drunk driving since 1995 and regularly appears in all Miami County Courts.  TippCityDUI.com was developed to provide practical information regarding Miami County‘s tough drunk driving law. There you will find information on DUI (now called OVI) law in the Miami County Municipal Court and in the Miami County Common Pleas Court.  The Judges who will hear [Read the full post. . .]

Proud Founding Member of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys

I am a proud founding member of the Association of Premier DUI Attorneys.

American Association of Premier DUI AttorneysWhen people need a DUI Attorney, the biggest challenge is knowing whether or not an attorney truly has the skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies that are needed to successfully resolve and win drunk driving cases. Countless attorneys handle impaired driving cases,  but only a very small percentage have the skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies that are needed to successfully resolve and win [Read the full post. . .]

Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland explains Ohio OVI law.