DUI

Should You Refuse a Breathalyzer

Getting pulled over is always a stressful experience. If you add to the fact you think you may have had a little too much to drink, then it’s even worse. As a criminal defense attorney in Columbus that focuses on DUI law and defense, the question frequently pops up: “Should I refuse to take the breathalyzer… read more

BAC and How it Impairs Drivers

While alcohol might affect you and everyone else around you differently, if you have enough in your system, it could result in tragic consequences. The fact is, even if you don’t get into a deadly accident — the likelihood of which is much higher when you’re under the influence — you could still be charged… read more

DUI Child Endangerment Laws in Ohio

In the Ohio court system, an operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) sentence can be enhanced to a DUI plus child endangerment charges if a minor is in the vehicle. With these escalated charges comes a more severe sentencing. Child endangerment is an act that Ohio state law takes seriously, in an attempt to help… read more

Underage Drinking Laws in Ohio: What You Need to Know

The legal drinking age in Ohio is the same as the national consumption age, 21. If a minor is drinking, buying, or possess an alcoholic beverage (even a closed container), they may be arrested and charged with a host of offenses. Underage drinking is a serious crime in Ohio; simply possessing alcohol while underage is… read more