DUI Penalties in West Chester, Ohio

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Although a DUI charge can result in a criminal conviction on your record, it can also lead to lead to major penalties that can disrupt your life. According to Ohio State law, a first offense conviction can mean expensive fines, mandatory jail time, and a suspended license for up to three years.

We understand the importance of having someone by your side to get the fair treatment you need. With more than 45 years of combined experience, our skilled legal team is prepared to stand up for you in court.

What Are The DUI/OVI Penalties in Ohio?

Our investigation process can help to determine if your rights were violated during the initial arrest. Whether the appropriate actions were taken by the police or your sobriety test was conducted incorrectly, we examine every aspect of your case in order to find a way to get the charges dropped or have your case dismissed.

The potential penalties for each level of offense are as follows:

First Offense DUI

  • Jail: 3 days to 6 months
  • Fines and penalties: $375 to $1,075
  • License suspension: 6 months to 3 years
  • No Interlock Ignition Device required

Second Offense DUI

  • Jail: 10 days to 1 year
  • Fines and penalties: $525 to $1,625
  • License suspension: 1 to 5 years
  • No Interlock Ignition Device required

Third Offense DUI

  • Jail: 30 days to 1 year
  • Fines and penalties: $850 to $2,750
  • License suspension: 1 to 10 years
  • Interlock Ignition Device required

Fourth Offense DUI

  • Jail: 60 days to 1 year
  • Fines and penalties: $1.350 to $10,500
  • License suspension: 3 years to permanent
  • Interlock Ignition Device required

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Our West Chester DUI defense attorneys at Meadows Law Firm have been included on the Super Lawyers® list for three straight years. We are dedicated to win your case and with 45+ years of experience, we have a history of success doing just that.

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