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Military DUI: FAQ’s For Active Duty Soldiers Who Face A DUI Charge

military duiIf you are an active duty soldier and receive a military DUI (drunk driving) charge, you may face civilian DUI penalties or military DUI punishment.  This article will describe what military penalties are available and under what circumstances they are invoked. For information about DUI in the civilian courts, click on the appropriate category of the Ohio DUI Blog.

Who Will Prosecute My Military DUI?

The overwhelming number of DUI cases will be prosecuted in the civilian courts [Read the full post. . .]

Federal Court DUI

Misdemeanor drunk driving charges occurring on federal lands (such as national parks and military bases)  fall under the jurisdiction of the federal courts. 

Established in 1803, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio handles over 400 criminal cases a year in 48 of Ohio’s 88 counties.  The court has an eastern division, located in Columbus and two western divisions located in Dayton and Cincinnati.  If you are arrested for a federal DUI offense in Champaign, [Read the full post. . .]