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Military DUI: FAQ’s For Active Duty Soldiers Who Face A DUI Charge

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…
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Federal Court DUI

Misdemeanor drunk driving charges occurring on federal lands (such as national parks and military bases)  fall under the jurisdiction of the federal courts.  Established in 1803, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio handles over 400 criminal cases a year in 48 of Ohio's 88 counties.  The court has an eastern…
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Dayton Mediation Center

If you have a misdemeanor criminal case in Dayton, your attorney should consider the Dayton Mediation Center.  Established in 1987, the Dayton Mediation Center provides conflict resolution and mediation services in cases involving family conflicts, landlord-tenant disputes, elder care decisions, victim-offender dialogue, and school conflicts.  The motto of the Dayton Mediation Center is "from conflict…
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Drunk Driving and Deportations

Drinking and driving is never a good idea, but if you happen to be an illegal immigrant a DUI charge can mean more than just fines. According to the Associated Press, drunk driving-related deportations have nearly tripled from 10,851 cases in 2008 to 28,635 in the fiscal year ending September, 2010. Another 13,028 illegal aliens…
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Military DUI: What Happens Now?

Image via Wikipedia 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),…
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