Cleveland DUI & OVI Defense Lawyer
Secure reliable defense from our tenacious DUI law firm!
Driving under the influence (DUI) - also known as operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) - is a serious criminal offense. In the state of Ohio, DUI offenses can be penalized by some of the most serious consequences under the law, including mandatory jail time and excessive legal fines.
We have been selected as some of the finest OVI lawyers in all of Cleveland, Ohio by the NAFDD. With over 45+ years of experience in the field of criminal defense, our Cleveland DUI attorneys can come to your aid.
First Time DUI/OVI Penalties
Anyone who has been arrested for a first or multiple OVI offense will need to speak with a skilled Cleveland DUI/OVI lawyer who can improve the chances of securing a favorable outcome.
Without the right legal representation, you could be risking the following penalties for a first-offense DUI:
- 3 days to 6 months in jail
- $375-$1075 in fines
- Driver's license suspension – (class 5) (6 months to 3 years suspension)
- Restricted plates based upon the judge (at your own expense)
- Ignition interlock device based upon the judge (at your own expense)
- Drug and alcohol treatment (optional based upon judge)
If this is not your first offense, potential penalties could include immobilization or forfeiture of your vehicle. With our attorneys on your side, you may be able to receive restricted driving privileges that will allow you to travel to and from important places such as work. Call us today, and find out how we can help!