DUI Attorney in Dayton, OH
Work with Our Hard-Hitting DUI Lawyers
In the state of Ohio, driving a vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) level of 0.08% or higher could lead to a DUI or OVI conviction. For some individuals, that is just a few drinks in the matter of a few hours.
Many individuals believe that being accused of DUI isn’t that serious of a crime, which is why many attempts to defend themselves without legal representation. However, this nonchalance could easily lead to lamentable consequences. Prosecutors don’t have a reputation for being lenient.
If you are facing DUI or OVI charges, our team at L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, LLC is here to help protect your rights. These kinds of charges can lead to serious and harsh penalties for accused drivers. Our firm can tenaciously defend you from the charges you face, whether you live in Dayton or Cincinnati.
Contact our firm to discuss your charges. Our DUI attorneys proudly serve Hamilton, Brown, Allen, Clermont, Warren, Montgomery, and Butler counties.
Ohio DUI Penalties
In Ohio, some of the penalties you may face if accused of driving under the influence include the following:
- Steep fines
- Time behind bars
- Installation of an ignition interlock device
- License suspension
- Community service
First Offense DUI in Ohio
Penalties for a DUI conviction can be steep, which is why it is important you work with a skilled Dayton DUI defense attorney who keeps your best interest in mind.
The penalties for first-time DUI offenders in Ohio include:
- Up to $1,000 in fines
- Up to a 90-day license suspension (one-year suspension for refusing to take chemical test)
- Up to three days in jail
Listed Among the Top 100 DUI Lawyers
Our DUI & OVI defense team is led by Attorney L. Patrick Mulligan, who is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. This additional certification allows him to refer to himself as a criminal law expert. We are also honored to have been listed among the Top 100 DUI Lawyers, which demonstrates our high-level of knowledge and command regarding the area of DUI or OVI. We are ready and willing to put our extensive legal insight to work for you.
We can help you in the following ways:
- We can challenge the validity of field sobriety test results
- We can determine whether or not the police officer had probable cause to stop you
- We can help protect your driving privileges with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Accused? Call (937) 685-7006 for a Free Consultation.
Our Dayton DUI lawyers proudly offer initial consultations to all of our prospective clients, free of charge. This step allows us to better understand a case and assist an accused individual. We can explain the various options that are available to you so that you are well-informed about your legal standing and how to proceed. This initial step is crucial when determining how to craft a defense strategy for a client.
For the tough DUI defense you need, please contact our firm without delay.