Category Archives: Ohio DUI Defense

I am lucky enough to travel throughout Ohio defending the accused drunk driver. Here you will find city-specific information on courts that I frequent. Just click on the county which interests you.

Franklin Municipal Court Drug Court Is Coming

Judge Rupert E. Ruppert of the Franklin Municipal Court will soon be implementing a drug and a mental health docket. The decision follows a decision by the Warren County Commission to hire a full-time magistrate to help implement the new dockets.  Greg Demos was picked by Judge Ruppert to be the Court's Magistrate. The plan…
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Tipp City OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

Do you need a Tipp City OVI attorney? People looking for a Tipp City OVI Attorney should check out www.TippCityDUI.com. Charles 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…
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Kettering Municipal Court – What Do I Plead?

On its site, the Kettering Municipal Court offers an explanation of the three possible pleas you may enter in your case.   The court states as follows: Pleas You May Enter and Your Rights Under These Pleas You may choose to enter any of these pleas when you appear before the Judge: NOT GUILTY PLEA…
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Driving Privileges in the Miamisburg Municipal Court

The Miamisburg Municipal Court has devoted a section of its website to obtaining driving privileges. Here are links to various types of suspensions: 12 Point Suspension ALS Driving Priviledges Child Support Suspension Court Suspension Driving Priviledge Petition FRA Non Compliance Out of State Payment Plan Each of the sites tells you how to apply for…
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72 Hour Programs In The Miami County Municipal Court

According to its website, the Miami County Municipal Court has approved the following 72 hour OVI residential programs: Addiction Resource Center (ARC) - 937-767-0178 Drivers Intervention Program (DIP) - 937-492-8080 Weekend Intervention Program (WIP) - 937-775-3050 Buckeye Driver Intervention Program: Vandalia and Piqua - 937-415-0701 The 72 hour residential program is usually a requirement following an…
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Do I Need To Appear In The Miamisburg Municipal Court?

For anyone facing a DUI charge in the Miamisburg Municipal Court your first appearance in court will be a mandatory appearance unless you hire an attorney prior to the date.  The first appearance (called an arraignment) on a DUI charge requires an appearance. Traffic offenses which are NOT waiverable and therefore DO require a court…
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Fairborn Municipal Court Judge Honored

Congratulation to Fairborn Municipal Court Judge Beth Root on her selection to the Fairborn City Schools Hall of Honor.  The Hall of Honor program recognizes the outstanding achievements of Fairborn graduates, former Fairborn faculty members and those community members who have provided exemplary service to the school district. Judge Root, a 1985 FHS Valedictorian will…
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The Vandalia Municipal Court License Intervention Program

As a Vandalia OVI attorney, we are often confronted with the reality that current law makes managing your Ohio operator's license a mess.  We spend a great deal of time and effort fixing any issues that you may have had in the past and get you driving privileges. Luckily, the Vandalia Municipal Court offers a…
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Mandatory Appearances In The Kettering Municipal Court

Some people who are charged with an OVI in the Kettering Municipal Court think that they can skip their first appearance. This is not the case.  Many traffic and some criminal citations are payable in the Clerk’s Office and do not require a court appearance in front of the judge. These are called “waiverable” citations.…
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Fairborn Municipal Court Jury Trial Status

The Fairborn Municipal Court website allows you to check the status of their jury trials on-line [HERE]. This means that instead of showing up at the court unnecessarily, you can check on-line.  The site also gives you a telephone number (937) 754-3040, which provides updated information on whether or not a jury trial will go…
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