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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