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Wyoming Criminal Defense Attorney
Have you found yourself up against the Wyoming Police Department? You might feel like the officers who were supposed to protect you have turned you into a target. Now, you have to face charges that could carry thousands of dollars in fines and a lengthy prison sentence. The charges could end up on your permanent record, following you for the rest of your life. You’re not sure what will happen with your job, your relationships and your family.
Now is the time to make a stand. An attorney from Luftman, Heck & Associates will fight for your rights and give you the best chance for a winning verdict. Call (513) 338-1890 to set up a free and confidential consultation with a Hamilton County criminal defense lawyer today.
Traffic Violations in Wyoming
One of the most nerve-wracking sites is the flashing of red and blue lights in your rearview mirror. You’re not sure what the officer saw or if you’ve even done anything wrong, and now you don’t know what kind of penalties you’re going to be facing.
If you’ve been pulled over by the police, you’re not alone. In 2014, the Ohio State Highway Patrol performed over 18,000 stops in Hamilton County. Fortunately, attorney Brad Groene has represented clients with a wide range of charges, and he can be there for you too. Traffic violations can be as simple as a speeding ticket or as severe as a hit and run; a lawyer from Luftman, Heck & Associates will work diligently to get the best outcome possible.
DUI / OVI Charges in Wyoming
A drunk driving charge in Ohio is known as an OVI. It’s a serious charge, with severe consequences to match. Depending on how your circumstances, the charges for an OVI in Ohio can be:
- Up to 30 months in jail
- Fines over $10,000
- Vehicle forfeiture
- Permanent license suspension
- Limited driving privileges
- Restricted yellow plates
- Installation of an ignition interlock
- Participation in a drug or alcohol program
The consequences of an OVI don’t end with the financial punishments or the legal sanctions. If you’re charged with an OVI, the effects can be far-reaching. If the conviction is on your criminal record, future employers might see it on your criminal record and be reluctant to hire you. It could hurt your chances at getting into college, or it could prevent you from renting your next home.
An experienced Hamilton County criminal defense lawyer from Luftman, Heck & Associates can provide you with the strong defense you need to fight these charges. Brad Groene has been defending criminal cases in the Cincinnati area for years, and he can bring a wealth of experience to your case and get you the best outcome possible.
Alcohol Offenses in Wyoming
Alcohol offenses vary widely in Ohio, and the punishments range in prison time and dollar amounts. Depending on the details of your case, there are multiple charges you could receive:
Underage Alcohol Offenses
If you’re under 21 and you buy a drink, you can be charged with an underage alcohol offense. On your first offense, you have the chance to participate in a diversion program and have the charges dropped. Otherwise, you could end up with six months in jail and $10,00 in fines. Selling alcohol to underage persons carries similar punishments, in addition to the possible revocation of your liquor license.
Carrying an open container in public, unless it is to your car, is a minor misdemeanor with a $150 fine. If you are carrying it in your vehicle, you are facing a fourth-degree misdemeanor with up to 30 days in prison and $250 in fines.
The minimum sentencing for public urination is a minor misdemeanor with $150 in fines. It can go as high as a third-degree misdemeanor with 60 days in jail and $150 in fines.
Why Select a Wyoming Criminal Defense Lawyer
Criminal charges in Ohio are no joke, but there’s still a chance to make the best of your case. If you’re arrested in the Cincinnati, you want to hire an experienced lawyer who’s familiar with the courts around you. Let attorney Brad Groene represent you in court. He’s been defending clients in the Cincinnati area for years; let him bring his skills to your case.
Live in Hamilton County, but charged somewhere else in Ohio or Northern Kentucky? Call Luftman, Heck & Associates today to get the best criminal defense representation in the area. We’re located in Cincinnati’s Business District, but 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 Wyoming Criminal Defense Lawyer Brad Groene
If you are being investigated for criminal charges or are being accused of a crime, call the Hamilton criminal defense team of Luftman, Heck & Associates today at (513) 338-1890 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Wyoming criminal defense lawyer Brad Groene is available 24/7 to answer your questions.