In Ohio, the minimum mandatory penalties for a first DUI offense in six years are:
- Three days in jail or the Driver’s Intervention Program;
- $375 fine; and
- Six month license suspension.
The maximum possible penalties for a first offense in six years are:
- 180 days in jail;
- $1,075 fine, and;
- Three year license suspension plus probation and treatment.
The penalties are increased for each subsequent OVI-DUI in any given six-year period. If you are convicted of four offenses in a six-year period or six offenses in a twenty-year period, an OVI is elevated from a misdemeanor to a felony, and prison time is a possibility.
If you need help with a DUI arrest in the Dayton area, give Patrick Mulligan & Associates a call at 937-228-9790 for a free consultation.