Do you face a military OVI?
The consequences of an OVI while serving active duty in the military can be devastating: dishonorable discharge, rank reduction, pay deduction, loss of security clearance, fines and jail time and mandatory military counseling sessions and potential exclusion from some sensitive operations. Military regulations often subject its members to enhanced Non-Judicial Punishment (NJP), which go above and beyond the punishments allowed by civilian law. We are seeing more cases where the leadership is “cracking down” [Read the full post. . .]
What do I do if I have a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base DUI (drunk driving) arrest?
My practice is proud to serve the military community in and around Wright-Patterson A.F.B.. One of the recurring questions we get from military personnel is whether or not a federal or out-of-state DUI can be used to enhance a DUI they get here in Ohio. At one time they did not. Now, however, the offenses received in another state or on federal property do [Read the full post. . .]
Federal OVI offenses are handled in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Established in 1803, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio handles over 400 criminal cases (including Federal OVI offenses) 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 OVI offense in Champaign, Clark, Greene, [Read the full post. . .]
If 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. . .]
If you are arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in the City of Dayton, your misdemeanor DUI case will be heard in the Dayton Municipal Court. The Dayton Municipal Court is located at 301 West Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402. You can visit the Dayton Municipal Court’s website at:www.DaytonMunicipalCourt.org. Office hours for the Clerk of Court are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for the acceptance of case filings and payments. Parking, Traffic and Criminal payments [Read the full post. . .]