If you, or a loved one, are charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) or Operating a Vehicle While Impaired (OVI), Mark R. Gusley and Associates, can help with professional, competent advice at reasonable rates. We work directly with our clients to analyze their case, defend their rights in court, restore driving privileges, and educate clients to both understand the process and make the process as stress free as possible while getting the best possible results. Mark R. Gusley and Associates represent clients in Northern Ohio courts on Felony, DUI and related traffic and criminal offenses. DUI cases have become extremely technical and complicated forcing a Defense attorney to be extremely competent and current in their understanding of the law and the application of the law to your individual rights. By hiring an attorney who does not specialize in this area of law and who is without a thorough understanding of DUI laws and its intricacies, an individual charged with a DUI is seriously hindered when challenging the charges in court. This is where we can help. With over 20 years of handling DUI/OVI cases Mark R. Gusley and Associates have a thorough understanding of the detailed procedures involved which can really make a difference. We work with clients to understand exactly what occurred before, during, and after their DUI arrest. We also investigate the police allegations by reviewing police reports, breathalyzer records, and video tapes and by visiting the scene of the arrest when necessary. This information helps us defend clients by providing the basis for well-researched motions and effective negotiation with prosecutors and judges. A thorough investigation and experience with the local court system coupled with a knowledge of the law leads to better resolutions for clients.
In Ohio, you can get a DUI if you drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher, regardless of whether your driving ability was actually impaired. The law in Ohio states that if you are driving a vehicle, you have given consent to submit to a chemical test for the purpose of determining the amount of alcohol in your blood. Here are some details on the consequences of DUI/OVI conviction[s].
If you are convicted of OVI/DUI, possible penalties include: jail time, fines, suspension of driver's license, vehicle seizure or immobilization, or forfeiture of your vehicle, Impoundment of your license plates, restricted yellow license plates and an ignition interlock device, Six points on your driver's license Payment of a license reinstatement fee Maintaining proof of insurance with the Bureau Of Motor Vehicles. learn more about DUI Penalties
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