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DUI attorney Charles Rowland represents the accused drunk driver in Ohio.

Being a DUI Attorney…

What I have learned being a DUI attorney.  I have learned through the years that being a drunk driving defense attorney inspires some intense emotions in folks.  I have been called some vicious names and I have had people wish harm on me and my family - "I hope that your kids..." A person's natural instinct…
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Thinking of Pleading Guilty? Talk With A Skilled DUI Attorney First!

How Can Having A Skilled DUI Attorney Help?  Even if you think you are guilty and just want to “get it over with,” you should still consider consulting with a skilled DUI attorney. We speak with people all the time who find themselves in terrible positions because, being motivated by shame and humiliation, they went…
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Don’t Speak English? The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests Are Unfair!

If you have a client who does not speak english (or "cop english"), or if you have a client that does not hear well, they should not be considered impaired if they cannot follow the officer's instructions during the standardized field sobriety tests. The National Sobriety Testing Resource Center has put out a study, Impediments to…
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Lack Of Training Dooms HGN Test

According to their own manual, the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (hereinafter HGN Test) is the most reliable of the three standardized field sobriety tests.  The police are trained that it is 77% accurate at detecting subjects at or above a .10% blood alcohol concentration.  But that is not the whole story. Officers are not told that…
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Entering A Plea – What Are Your Options?

Entering a plea. Your first appearance is called an arraignment. At this hearing the judge is seeking to determine how your case will proceed. When your case is called in court you will be required to enter one of the following: GUILTY - If you feel you are guilty. The matter will be disposed of and…
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