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Dayton DUI Answers The Question, “Should I Blow?”

To blow or not to blow, that is the question.  Unfortunately, the answer is "maybe" and involves a very complicated investigation of the facts of your case and your personal history.  You should NEVER refuse the test without understanding how a refusal would affect YOU.  No attorney can know all of the circumstances of your…
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The Wright State Three-Day Weekend Intervention Program (by DaytonDUI)

Information about the Wright State University Weekend Intervention Program can be found at their web site [HERE], or by contacting the Director:  Phyllis Cole, M.A., Director Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research 110 Medical Sciences Building Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway Dayton, OH 45435 (937) (937) 775-3050 Fax:…
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Ohio DUI Blood Test: How to Win A Blood Test Case

In order to successfully defend a blood test case, a DUI defense lawyer must be familiar with Ohio’s DUI law (O.R.C. 4511.19) and the Ohio Administrative Code sections which apply to the collection, storing, transporting and testing of the whole blood, blood plasma and/or blood serum specimen.  Amphetamine, cocaine, heroine, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine and L.S.D. are specifically…
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Did You Sign The Ticket? (by DaytonDUI)

An often-overlooked piece of exculpatory evidence is your signature. When the officer has read and explained your rights prior to conducting an evidential breath test, he or she will ask you to sign a form entitled the  BMV Form 2255 Notice of Administrative License Suspension.  Under Ohio Revised Code 4511.192 (A) "The officer SHALL give that…
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DUI Breath Test Defense: Core Body Temperature as a Defense to a Breath Test

The cornerstone of evidential breath testing is the scientific principle called Henry's law, named after pioneering chemist William Henry in 1803.  Henry's Law states, At a constant temperature, the amount of a given gas that dissolves in a given type and volume of liquid is directly proportional to the partial pressure of that gas in…
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Defending The Accusation Of Slurred Speech (by DaytonDUI)

A very common observation by law enforcement in an impaired driving investigation is the presence of "slurred speech."  Experience trial counsel will look to the totality of evidence to combat the damning accusation of slurred speech. Many traffic stops are now captured on video tape.  As the quality of the recordings has improved we are…
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Arrested for OVI in Miamisburg, Ohio?

This is the entrace to the Miamisburg Municipal Court.  The Judge is the Honorable Robert Rettich. His jurisdiction includes the cities of Miamisburg, Germantown, West Carrollton and Miami and German Townships.  The Court is located inside the Miamisburg Civic Center at 101 N. First St., Miamisburg, Ohio. The court can be found online at www.MiamisburgCourts.com or,…
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Arrested for OVI in Springfield, Ohio?

Springfield DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II If you have been arrested for OVI in Springfield, Ohio, your misdemeanor OVI case will be heard in the Clark County Municipal Court.   If you need to find information about a case in theClark County  Municipal Court you can search HERE for case information/case look-up,  or visit the court’s web siteHERE. Charles M. Rowland II…
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Will I Have “Party Plates?” (by DaytonDUI)

If you thought that public shaming was a barbaric practice relegated to the distant past, you have not been driving through Ohio.  Ohio was the first state in the country to adopt a form of public humiliation by adopting special license plates for drunk driving offenders.  Use of the "scarlet letter" plates became mandatory in…
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Vehicle Immobilizations (by DaytonDUI)

An arrest for drunk driving has many harsh and unintended consequences.  One of the most vexing is immobilization. When a person is arrested for DUI the arresting officer has discretion as to whether or not the suspect's car will be towed.  Sometimes safety concerns, agency policy or other  concerns will cause the officer to call…
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