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Harrison Criminal Defense Lawyer
Located on the border of Ohio and Indiana and having direct access to Interstate 94, it is easy to see why Harrison describes itself as a gateway to the west. Harrison’s location also means that the city is only a short drive away from all Cincinnati has to offer. But imagine seeing the red and blue lights of a police car lighting up behind you as you drive home from a sporting event or one of Cincinnati’s great restaurants.
Instantly you’ll start asking yourself questions. How much did I drink tonight? How long ago was that last drink? One miscalculation is all it would take for you to be facing a drunk driving charge that could be incredibly damaging personally, professionally and financially. If you were recently pulled over for a DUI you will want to contact a Harrison criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible in order to protect yourself and help you navigate the complex court process for an Ohio OVI charge.
Contact Luftman, Heck & Associates to get the help that you need. Call (513) 338-1890 to set up a free and confidential consultation with attorney Brad Groene and let his experience work to help you find a resolution.
Driving Under The Influence or OVI Charges in Harrison
The first step when you’re pulled over or charged with drunk driving is understanding the charge against you. The term you hear most commonly used is DUI, short for driving under the influence. Sometimes a charge might be referred to as a DWI, meaning driving while intoxicated. But in Ohio it is a little different. In Ohio the charge for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs is an OVI – operating a vehicle while under the influence. Whether your blood alcohol content (BAC) is above the legal limit of 0.08 or you have drugs in your system the charge you will face in Ohio is an OVI.
The penalties you face due to an OVI are far reaching even for a first offense. A first OVI charge would be a 1st Degree Misdemeanor with possible penalties that include fines, jail time, license suspension, driving limitations, and a requirement to display a special license plate identifying OVI offenders. The severity of the charges and penalties increase based on a variety of factors such as the level of your BAC or whether you’ve had other previous OVI offenses. If you are wondering how severe Ohio’s OVI penalties can get, please see our in-depth information regarding Ohio OVI Laws and Penalties here.
So if you are caught drunk driving, don’t delay in contacting an experienced Harrison criminal defense attorney who knows the Ohio OVI laws and can help defend you from the state’s serious penalties.
Why Choose A Harrison Criminal Defense Lawyer
When you are charged with an OVI, you are facing consequences that could change your life. You want an attorney with experience handling drunk driving cases who understands the charges you are facing and the best defenses against them. Attorney Brad Groene with the firm Luftman, Heck & Associates is a Harrison criminal defense lawyer who has represented hundreds of OVI clients over the years and has worked hard to achieve the best possible outcome in each case. Brad’s experience is not limited to just Harrison, but in areas throughout Hamilton County including Cincinnati, Delhi Township, and Springfield Township.
If you are a resident of Hamilton County but have been charged in another county near Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky, don’t hesitate to call Luftman, Heck & Associates. Our law firm has handled many criminal defense cases, and we’re located in Cincinnati’s Business District. We also serve Clermont County, Warren County, Butler County, Kenton County, and many more. Click here for a full list of the areas we service.
Contact Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyer Brad Groene
If you are being investigated for criminal charges or are being accused of a crime, call the Harrison criminal defense team of Luftman, Heck & Associates today at (513) 338-1890 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Harrison criminal defense lawyer Brad Groene is available 24/7 to answer your questions.