To obtain any Ohio driver's license, commercial driver's license (CDL), identification (ID) card or duplicate of any of these items, the customer, and any co-signer for a minor applicant must present a primary and a secondary document satisfactory to prove both: (1) Name and Date of Birth and (2) Social Security Number (SSN), if ever [...]

It has been said that a DUI will cost the average defendant $5,000 to $10,000.  This is not just the lawyer’s fee. Additional costs are numerous.  There can include the following: reinstatement fees, fines, court costs, medical experts, forensic experts, transcripts, private investigators, medical records, personal or vehicle bond (which your attorney cannot post for [...]

Most defense attorneys take it for granted that everyone knows how to act in a courtroom.  This can be a mistake. First you should dress appropriately.  Wear a suit if you have one. You should avoid bright colors.  Blue or black are the best. Wear your best business casual clothes if you do not have a suit.  [...]

Most DUI arrests result in an administrative suspension from the BMV.  The suspension will last for at least 90 days. You can also drive if the court allows you limited privileges.  The Judge can require special plates or ignition interlock when granting limited driving privileges. You can obtain limited privileges for work, educational, medical, and vocational reasons.  You [...]

A DUI is more serious than if you were charged with felony cocaine possession in some counties.  For example, most defendants go to a special Drug Court in Hamilton County, Ohio.  People attending Drug Court are eligible for straight probation and treatment.  The felony is then expungeable if they complete the treatment program! If convicted of a DUI in [...]

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