DUI Offenses and Penalties in Medina County, Ohio

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Whether it’s alcohol or drugs, operating a vehicle while impaired can result in very serious consequences. When you are arrested for a DUI/OVI, you need help from an experienced Ohio lawyer.

DUI Penalties

Ohio’s DUI penalties are among the toughest in the nation. The penalties you face after your arrest depend upon several factors, including the level of alcohol in your system and prior DUI arrests on your record.

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Penalties can include:

  • 1st DUI Conviction in 10 Years:
    • Misdemeanor charge
    • 3 days up to 6 months in jail
    • Minimum fine of $375 up to $1075
    • Treatment optional
    • Mandatory license suspension of 1 to 3 year
    • Possible Interlock device and DUI plate
    • Possible Interlock device and DUI plate
    • Possible unlimited driving privileges with interlock device
  • 2nd DUI Conviction in 10 Years:
    • Misdemeanor charge
    • 10 days to 6 months in jail
    • Minimum fine of $525 up to $1625
    • Alcohol/drug assessment and treatment
    • Mandatory license suspension from 1 to 7 years
    • Vehicle immobilization
    • Interlock device if offense is alcohol related and mandatory DUI plate
  • 3rd  DUI Conviction in 10 Years:
    • Unclassified Misdemeanor
    • Minimum fine of $850 to $2,750
    • 30 days to 1 year in jail
    • Mandatory treatment
    • Mandatory License suspension from 2 to 12 years
    • Vehicle forfeiture
    • Mandatory interlock device and DUI plates

The consequences of a DUI conviction in Ohio are serious and life-changing. Thus, it is important to contact an experienced DUI lawyer who will fight on your behalf.

Experienced Defense from DUI Penalties

As experienced DUI lawyers, we understand the seriousness of the charges against you. We follow every avenue and work tirelessly for all of our clients to provide them with the strongest defense possible.

If you face DUI-related penalties in Medina County, contact attorneys Ondrey & Roberts as soon as possible!