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DUI- OVI - DWI - Operating a Motor Vehicle Under The Influence of Drugs or Alcohol

Moving Traffic Violation - Ohio Statute 4511.19A

Speeding Ticket, Traffic Ticket, and Traffic Violation Defense Attorney & Lawyer with offices in Perrysburg, Ohio, and Lambertville, Michigan, serving the Toledo, Perrysburg, and Northwest Ohio area.


Kenneth C. Walz, JD, RRT-NPS aggressively defends the legal rights of those who have been cited and/ or charged for a DUI - DWI - OVI Violation in the Perrysburg, Maumee, Sylvania, Toledo, Lambertville or the Northwest Ohio and Southwest Michigan areas. Contact Mr. Walz, an experienced DUI - DWI - OVI Defense Attorney - Lawyer by calling (419) 931-0067 (Ohio) or (734) 568-0136 (Michigan).

Listed below is information regarding the law as it relates to DUI - DWI - OVI in the State of Ohio.

DUI/OVI/DWI First Offense in 6 years

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Misdemeanor of the First Degree.

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 6

  • Conviction Penalties: Jail term of 3 days to 6 months, $375 - $1,075 fine
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    Treatment may be ordered
    ~ Mandatory license suspension of 6 months to 3 years
    ~ Mandatory license suspension of 6 months to 3 years
    ~ Optional yellow license plates and Interlock device

DUI/OVI/DWI First Offense in 6 years and either high-end test or any prior in 20 years and refusal

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Misdemeanor of the First Degree.

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 6

  • Conviction Penalties: Minimum 6 days in jail or 3 days in jail and 3 days in driver intervention program. Maximum 6 months in jail, $375 - $1,075 fine.
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    Treatment may be ordered
    ~ Mandatory license suspension of 6 months to 3 years
    ~ Mandatory license suspension of 6 months to 3 years
    ~ Mandatory yellow license plates for high-end test. Interlock device optional

2nd DUI/OVI/DWI Conviction in 6 years

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Misdemeanor of the First Degree.

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 6

  • Conviction Penalties: Minimum 10 days in jail or 5 days in jail and 18 days of Electronically Monitored House Arrest and/or Continuous Alcohol Monitoring. Maximum 6 months in jail, $525 - $1,625 fine.
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    Alcohol/drug assessment and following recommendations mandatory
    ~ Mandatory license suspension of 1 to 5 years
    ~ Driving privileges not available for first 45 days
    ~ Vehicle immobilized for 90 days if registered to defendant
    ~ Mandatory restricted plates. Interlock device required if offense is alcohol related

2nd DUI/OVI/DWI Conviction in 6 years and either high-end test or any prior in 20 years and refusal

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Misdemeanor of the First Degree.

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 6

  • Conviction Penalties: Minimum 20 days in jail or 10 days in jail and 36 days of Electronically Monitored House Arrest and/or Continuous Alcohol Monitoring. Maximum 6 months in jail, $525 - $1,625 fine.
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    Alcohol/drug assessment and following recommendations mandatory
    ~ Mandatory license suspension of 1 to 5 years
    ~ Driving privileges not available for first 45 days
    ~ Vehicle immobilized for 90 days if registered to defendant
    ~ Mandatory restricted plates. Interlock device required if offense is alcohol related

3rd DUI/OVI/DWI Conviction and Beyond

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Felony of the Forth Degree.

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 6

  • Conviction Penalties: DUI incarceration penalties continue to increase the more you are convicted of DUI, $850 - $10,500 fine.
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    Mandatory treatment, license suspension (including lifetime suspensions), vehicle forfeiture, mandatory DUI plates and Interlock devices


What the Statute Says:

The Ohio Statute for Driving Under The Influence is Very Extensive. To read this statute
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28350 Kensington Lane
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

Phone: (419) 931-0067


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8336 Monroe Rd, Suite 205
Lambertville, Michigan 48144

Phone: (734) 568-0136


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