OVI / DUI Lawyer For Marysville, Ohio

OVI / DUI In Marysville, Ohio

This web page is designed for those seeking information about DUI/OVI in Marysville, Ohio. It will be helpful for people charged with DUI/OVI in Marysville and may also be helpful for Marysville residents charged with DUI/OVI elsewhere in Ohio. Although Marysville is loosely considered part of the Columbus metropolitan area, Marysville is definitely an independent city. Marysville has its own city government, fire department and court. It also has its own police force: the Marysville Police Department. Other law enforcement agencies with a presence in the Marysville area include the Union County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Highway patrol. Those law agencies enforce Ohio DUI/OVI laws, and most of the DUI/OVI cases in this area are filed in the Marysville Municipal Court.

Nobody expects to be charged with DUI/OVI, so when it happens, many questions arise. What happens in court? What are the possible defenses? Will hiring an attorney make a difference in the outcome of the case? Those questions are answered throughout this website. Those issues are also addressed in the book ‘I Was Charged With DUI/OVI – Now What?!’ That book is a quick read and contains in one document the answers to the most frequently asked questions. The book is available for purchase through internet bookstores, and you can download the free e-book version from this website.

Sentencing For DUI / OVI In Marysville, Ohio

There is a wide range of possible punishments for Ohio DUI/OVI. Ohio law provides for mandatory minimum sentences and maximum possible sentences. On a first offense DUI/OVI, for example, there is a minimum jail sentence of three days and a maximum jail sentence of 180 days. Likewise, a first offense includes a minimum driver’s license suspension of six months and a maximum suspension of three years. Judges have the authority to impose a sentence anywhere from the minimum to the maximum. The mandatory minimum sentence for an OVI conviction increases with multiple convictions within the “lookback periods” of six years and 20 years. A table summarizing Ohio sentencing can be found on the DUI/OVI Penalties page of this website.

First Steps In A DUI / OVI Case

After being charged with DUI/OVI, there are steps you should take. The first step is to educate yourself about DUI/OVI issues. This website and the downloadable e-book are good ways to do that. After learning more about DUI/OVI, the next step is to make decisions about your case. You should decide whether you intend to plead guilty or fight the charges, whether you will hire an attorney, and which attorney you will hire. These decisions are time sensitive, as the first court appearance is generally held a few days after the ticket is issued.

Lawyer For Marysville, Ohio DUI / OVI Cases

The attorney you hire can make a difference to the outcome of the case, so you’ll want an attorney with expertise and experience in DUI/OVI defense. Shawn Dominy has that expertise and experience. He has completed specialized training specific to DUI/OVI issues, and the main focus of the Dominy Law Firm is DUI/OVI defense.

If you are researching attorneys and would like to learn more about Shawn Dominy, please see his attorney profile. If you would like to know more about the case outcomes and client ratings of the Dominy Law Firm, please see the pages of this site with case results and client reviews. If you conclude your research and would like to speak with Shawn Dominy about your Marysville DUI/OVI, you can call 614-717-1177 or email the Dominy Law Firm to arrange a free phone consultation.

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"Shawn Dominy quickly displayed his expertise in defending OVI cases at a level that made me immediately comfortable in my decision to..." K.G.
"I was looking at a Physical control OVI charge. License suspension, 3 day class, all that. Shawn got it reduced to persistent disorderly conduct. I paid a fine, saw..." Y.E.