OVI / DUI Lawyer For Marble Cliff, Ohio

DUI / OVI In Marble Cliff, Ohio

Marble Cliff is a very small village in the vicinity of Upper Arlington and Grandview Heights. In fact, Grandview Heights provides the police force for Marble Cliff. Other law enforcement agencies also have a presence in the area, including the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Although Marble Cliff has a population of only about 600 people, it does have its own court: the Marble Cliff Mayor’s Court. If a DUI/OVI case occurs within the village, it may be filed in the Mayor’s Court, or it may be filed in the Franklin County Municipal Court.

Questions About DUI / OVI In Marble Cliff

It’s natural to have a lot of questions when charged with DUI/OVI. Whether your case is in Marble Cliff or you are a Marble Cliff resident, you are likely asking the same questions. What is the possible sentence? What’s going to happen in court? Should I hire a lawyer? Is it possible to resolve this situation without a DUI/OVI on my record?

This website will hopefully answer those questions. It has several pages dedicated to providing readers with valuable information about DUI/OVI cases. Another source of valuable information is the book ‘I Was Charged With DUI/OVI – Now What?!’ It’s a pretty quick read, and it contains what you need to know before going to court and before hiring a lawyer. If you’d like to read the book, you can buy it from online bookstores, or you can download it for free from this website.

Going To Court For A Marble Cliff DUI / OVI Case

The court process is described in more detail in other pages of this site. What you should consider immediately, however, is how you will handle the first court appearance, the arraignment. When you go to the arraignment, you will be asked whether you want to plead guilty, no contest, or not guilty.

To answer that question, you’ll want to think through your options in advance. You should keep in mind that, if you plead guilty or no contest, you will be sentenced, and there is a 100% chance you will have an OVI conviction on your permanent record. If you plead not guilty, you will be able to review and challenge the evidence, and you give yourself a chance of not having an OVI conviction on your permanent record.

OVI / DUI Attorney Serving Marble Cliff, Ohio

If you decide to contest the DUI/OVI, attorney Shawn Dominy can help. He has been practicing law since 1997, and DUI/OVI defense is the primary focus of the Dominy Law Firm. To improve his effectiveness as a DUI/OVI lawyer, Shawn Dominy has completed specialized training in subjects such as DUI detection, blood/urine testing, breath testing, and field sobriety testing. The Dominy Law Firm represents clients from Marble Cliff and clients with cases in Marble Cliff.

To read more about Shawn Dominy, please see the attorney profile page of this site. You may also want to read about the Dominy Law Firm’s client satisfaction and case results. If you would like to arrange a free phone consultation with Shawn Dominy, please email the Dominy Law Firm or call 614-717-1177.