OVI / DUI Lawyer For Pickerington, Ohio
The Dominy Law Firm’s attorneys handle DUI / OVI cases in Pickerington, Ohio. Pickerington is commonly considered a suburb of Columbus but is actually located in Fairfield County. The area is patrolled by the Pickerington Police Department, as well as the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Those agencies are responsible for enforcing DUI/OVI laws in the Pickerington area. In that area, DUI/OVI charges are filed in either the Pickerington Mayor’s Court or the Fairfield County Municipal Court.
If you were charged with DUI/OVI in Pickerington, or if you are a resident of Pickerington charged with DUI/OVI in another Ohio court, you probably have questions. Most people charged with DUI/OVI have never had a reason to research it before, so they don’t know much about it.
Information About DUI/OVI Cases
If you are looking for information on DUI/OVI topics, you are on the right website. The website of the Dominy Law Firm is designed to provide information about DUI/OVI cases in central Ohio. You may want to start your research with the general DUI/OVI page and then continue with the individual sub-pages which address specific topics.
Another source of valuable information is the book ‘Ohio DUI / OVI Guide’. The book is concise and to the point, so it is a quick read, but it is full of useful information. It was written to provide readers with what everyone should know before going to court and before hiring an attorney for a DUI/OVI in Ohio. If you would like to read the e-book version, you can download it here for free. The paperback version is for sale in bookstores online.
The Intoxilyzer 8000 In Pickerington, Ohio
Some of those law enforcement agencies in the Pickerington area administering breath tests on the Intoxilyzer 8000. The reliability of that breath-testing device has been subjected to multiple reliability challenges, but they continue to prosecute OVI / DUI cases in Fairfield County using the Intoxilyzer 8000. Both attorneys at the Dominy Law Firm have been part of novel litigation regarding the the Intoxilyzer 8000, and attorney Shawn Dominy was on the defense team which proved the Intoxilyzer 8000 so unreliable it should not be used as evidence in court.
Making Decisions About Your Pickerington DUI/OVI
After you research DUI/OVI issues, you’ll be in a better position to make decisions about your case. You will need to make those decisions somewhat quickly, as the first court appearance is ordinarily just a few days after the ticket is issued. The decisions you should make before the arraignment are:
• Should I plead guilty or should I contest the DUI/OVI
• Should I hire a lawyer?
• Which lawyer should I hire?
If you decide to contest the DUI/OVI and hire a lawyer, the decision of which lawyer to hire is an important one. Lawyers have varying levels of skill and experience with DUI/OVI matters. Some have a general practice while others focus on one area of law. Some have handled many DUI/OVI case while others have handled only a few. Some undergo training beyond law school in courses related to DUI/OVI, and some do not.
DUI/OVI Law Firm Serving Pickerington, Ohio
The attorneys at the Dominy Law Firm have skill and experience in DUI/OVI defense. Since 1997, Shawn Dominy has been practicing criminal defense, and the primary focus of the Dominy Law Firm is representing clients with DUI/OVI charges. To develop expertise in that niche practice area, the attorneys have studies field sobriety testing, blood/urine testing, and breath testing, as well as other topics related to drunk driving cases.
The Dominy Law Firm is located in Columbus, Ohio, and the attorneys practice in courts throughout central Ohio, including the Pickerington Mayor’s Court and the Fairfield County Municipal Court. As you are doing your research, you may be interested in reading about the Dominy LawFirm’s case results and client reviews. If you conclude your research and would like to discuss your DUI/OVI case with an attorney from the Dominy Law Firm, you can schedule a free phone consultation by calling 614-717-1177 or by completing a CONTACT FORM.