OVI / DUI Lawyer For Hilliard, Ohio

OVI / DUI In Hilliard, Ohio

If you were charged with DUI/OVI in Hilliard, Ohio, or if you are a Hilliard resident and charged with DUI/OVI elsewhere, this website will help. There are several pages of information about DUI/OVI topics applicable to cases in Hilliard and other central Ohio courts. That information includes the potential consequences, the court process, and the evidence in DUI/OVI cases.

Another good source of information is the book ‘I Was Charged With DUI/OVI – Now What?!’ By reading this book, you’ll have the information you need to make decisions before going to court and before hiring an attorney. The book is sold in online bookstores, and you can download the e-book for free from this website.

Courts For Hilliard, Ohio DUI / OVI Cases

DUI/OVI cases in Hilliard are filed in one of two courts: the Hilliard Mayor’s Court or the Franklin County Municipal Court . The mayor’s court hears only first-offense DUI/OVI cases filed by the Hilliard Police Department. The municipal court hears cases for people with multiple DUI/OVI offenses and also hears cases filed by other law enforcement agencies such as the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Evidence In DUI / OVI Cases

Wherever your case is filed, the evidence in DUI/OVI cases falls into two primary categories. The first category of evidence is the observations made by police officers and other witnesses. The second category of evidence is the results of any chemical tests administered to measure alcohol and drug levels.

You may be wondering if it’s possible to avoid a DUI/OVI conviction on your permanent record. If the officer says you were under the influence and/or the test result says you were over the limit, is it possible to successfully contest a DUI/OVI case? It is. Sometimes cases which appear at the beginning to be very strong for the prosecution turn out to be much weaker when the evidence is analyzed and challenged.

Attorney For DUI / OVI Cases In Hilliard, Ohio

To improve the likelihood of successfully challenging a DUI/OVI accusation, it is beneficial to have the assistance of a skilled attorney. Most law schools do not teach DUI/OVI defense, so, to develop skill in this area, a lawyer needs to be proactive. There are national associations dedicated to educating lawyers in the area of DUI/OVI defense, including the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD ) and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association (DUIDLA ). Therese organizations teach attorneys about the science involved in DUI/OVI, as well as the art of litigating DUI/OVI cases.

Attorney Shawn Dominy of the Dominy Law Firm has developed skill in DUI/OVI defense. He is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, and he is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. He is also regularly asked to teach other Ohio lawyers about DUI/OVI at continuing education seminars. He was named in the SuperLawyers list of the top DUI/OVI attorneys in Ohio, and he was named a ‘Top Lawyer’ in the area of DUI/OVI defense by Columbus CEO magazine. Shawn Dominy has helped many clients with DUI/OVI cases in the Hilliard Mayor’s Court, and he has represented several Hilliard residents with DUI/OVI cases throughout central Ohio.

If you would like more information about Shawn Dominy, it is available on his attorney profile . Also available are Shawn Dominy’s case results and client reviews . If you are interested in speaking with Shawn Dominy, you can schedule a free initial consultation by calling 614-717-1177 or by emailing the Dominy Law Firm .

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