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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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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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Kettering Municipal Court Statistics Show Drop In Cases

The Kettering Municipal Court appears to have experienced a significant reduction in the number of cases it is handling.  According to statistics HERE, the number of cases heard has dropped from 17,369 in 2013 to 15,819 in 2014.  But that does not tell the whole story. Despite the drop in total number of cases, criminal…
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The Kettering Municipal Court Welcomes Judge James Long

There is a new Judge in the Kettering Municipal Court.  Long-time Kettering City prosecutor and former Public Defender James F. Long was announced as the choice to fill the spot of retiring Judge Thomas Hanna.  Judge Long  has run his own law practice and is head coach as well as assistant program coordinator of the…
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Kettering DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

Kettering DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Kettering Municipal Court representing the accused drunk driver.  He has established www.KetteringDUI.com and www.KetteringOVI.com  to help you access court services and learn about services provided.  Access to the court concerns cases arising anywhere in the Cities of Centerville, Kettering or Washington Township. Kettering DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II dedicates…
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First Offense Kettering OVI – What Is Going To Happen To Me?

A first offense Kettering OVI is defined at O.R.C. 4511.19 as a DUI with no priors within 6 years.  A first offense OVI can be charged in three ways.  The first charge is caused by testing over the legal limit of .08% B.A.C. (example O.R.C. 4511.19(A)(1)(d)).  These types of offenses are also referred to as “per se”  violations.  A…
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Memorial Day Kettering DUI Checkpoint (May 23, 2014)

There will be a Kettering DUI checkpoint tonight at the 2700 block of Wilmington Pike beginning at 11 p.m.  The checkpoint will be enhanced with nearby saturation patrols. If you want to receive updated information on OVI checkpoint locations, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text…
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Kettering DUI First Offense: What To Expect

Kettering DUI? This article is designed to help you understand what to expect if you are charged with a DUI in the Kettering Municipal Court. A first offense DUI is defined at O.R.C. 4511.19 as a DUI with no priors within 6 years.  A first offense DUI can be charged in three ways.  The first charge is caused by…
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Kettering OVI Patrols Stepped Up For St. Patrick’s Day

You can expect increased Kettering OVI patrols over the holiday.  Kettering has announced increased St. Patrick's OVI patrols beginning Monday, March 17, at 7 p.m. and running through 3 a.m. Tuesday, March 18.  The funding for these St. Patrick's OVI saturation patrols is provided by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office and local court funds. The…
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The Kettering DUI Law Firm of Charles M. Rowland II

The Kettering DUI law firm of Babb & Rowland  has proudly represented the accused drunk driver in the Kettering Municipal Court since 1995.  You can find us on the web at www.KetteringDUI.com, www.KetteringOVI.com, and www.MoraineDUI.com.  According to AVVO, Charles M. Rowland II is the only Superb 10/10 rated attorney who devotes 100% of his practice to…
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