What Happens After You Get Arrested for a DUI or OVI in Ohio?

What Happens If You Get Charged with a DUI or OVI in Ohio? In Ohio, a DUI is called an OVI. It is governed by Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.19. Generally, if you are stopped and arrested for a DUI or an OVI in Ohio, you can expect the following...

Ohio DUI and OVI Sentences in Ohio

Ohio DUI and OVI Sentences in Ohio In Ohio, the minimum and maximum sentences in an OVI increase with each subsequent conviction.  Penalty for a First DUI / OVI Offense in Ohio For a first-time simple OVI conviction which is a misdemeanor of the first degree, the sentence includes a...

ALS Driver’s License Suspension in Ohio

ALS Drivers License Suspension in Ohio An Administrative License Suspension (ALS) involves suspending a driver license in an OVI. It occurs before any initial court proceedings. The officer will take the driver's license. In an OVI, it occurs two ways: either the driver refuses a chemical test or fails the...

Annie’s Law in Ohio

Annie's Law in Ohio On April 6th of 2017 Annie’s law went into effect. Ohio House Bill 388, known as Annie’s Law, was named for a Chillicothe attorney Annie Rooney, who was killed by a multiple prior OVI offender in an automobile accident on US 50. She was a criminal...