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Ohio DUI Laws: An Overview

ohio dui lawsThis post collects together in one place many of the Ohio DUI Laws that arise in drunk driving cases.  

Some Ohio DUI laws are listed because law enforcement will charge these offenses to establish probable cause for pulling over your vehicle.  If you need to find out more about a specific law, or how the statute has been interpreted or applied, call Charles M. Rowland II at (937) 318-1384 or read about the specific Ohio DUI law at the Ohio [Read the full post. . .]

DUI In Xenia, Beavercreek or Fairborn? An Overview of Greene County Courts

If you are arrested for DUI/OVI in Greene County, Ohio you will appear in one of the following courts.

  • Greene County Court of Common Pleas: The Greene County Court of Common Pleas is located at 45 N. Detroit St., Xenia, Ohio 45385 in the historic Greene County Courthouse.  The Court is responsible for felony level offenses (including felony level OVI offenses, Aggravated Vehicular Homicide and Aggravated Vehicular Assault cases) arising in Greene County, Ohio.  The Greene County Court
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Ohio Drunk Driving Law and the College Student

If you get a DUI while attending an Ohio college or university the effects can be devastating.  It is vital that you speak to an attorney prior to making any legal decision that can affect your future.  Too many frightened and overwhelmed students choose to just plead guilty not knowing the life-long consequences their actions can have.

In a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) survey, 44% of college students reported binge drinking at least once in the two weeks [Read the full post. . .]

Alcohol and Energy Drinks (by DaytonDUI.com)

One 23.5 ounce can of the Four Loko alcoholic ...

In 2005, the Drink Four  Brewing Company introduced Four Loko to the American malt beverage market. The name “Four” is derived from the original energy drink’s four main ingredients: alcoholcaffeinetaurine, and guarana.  There are three product lines within the Four brand:

  • Four Loko — contains either 6%, 8%, or 12% alcohol by volume (ABV), depending on state regulations, and is packaged in 23.5 oz. cans
  • Poco Loko — contains 8% alcohol by
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Consequences of a Fake ID

Fake IDs Have Real Consequences

Seal of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Source

If you are under the age of 21 years of age and you either (a) use someone else’s identification to buy alcohol, or (b) alter your identification to purchase alcohol, you will find yourself facing a multiplicity of consequences.  O.R.C. 4510.33 carries a one year license suspension.  You will be required to retake the driver’s license examination if the license is altered.  You will also be required to pay a reinstatement fee to the [Read the full post. . .]