Make The Farrish Law Firm Your First Call
DUI/OVI charges can have a severe impact on your life. The possible penalties include fines, increased insurance rates, mandatory incarceration in jail or a program or a driver’s intervention program, and the most important consequence for many people, the suspension of their driver’s license. We can help defend your driving privileges and keep you out of jail.
Our attorneys bring aggressive DUI/OVI representation and decades of combined experience together to provide our clients with the exceptional defense that they deserve.
At The Farrish Law Firm, L.P.A., our Cincinnati DUI defense lawyers offer preeminent DUI/OVI defense for the residents of Ohio and Kentucky. Attorney Kelly Farrish is recognized as one of the top DUI/OVI defense attorneys in the Cincinnati area. Attorney Farrish was named in the Business Courier as the Outstanding Attorney for OVI/DUI in Southwestern Ohio, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Kelly Farrish was named as one of “America’s Best Attorneys” in 2012.
Skill, Experience, Reputation
Our firm brings decades of experience together with exceptional criminal defense skills. Those skills and experience allow us to mount an effective defense against DUI/OVI charges. The penalties associated with a DUI/OVI conviction include:
|Offense||Lic. suspension||Incarceration||Driving privileges||Fines|
|1st offense in 6 years||6 months to 3 years||3 days or DIP* to 6 months||After 15 days||$375-$1,075|
|2nd offense in 6 years||1 to 5 years||10 days jail or 5 days jail and 18 days EMHA** and/or CAM*** up to 6 months||After 45 days||$525-$1,625|
|3rd offense in 6 years||2 to 10 years||30 days jail or 15 days jail and 55 days EMHA** and/or CAM*** up to 1 year||After 180 days with ignition Interlock.||$850-$2,750|
* DIP refers to the Driver Intervention Program
** EMHA refers to Electronically Monitored House Arrest
*** CAM refers to Continuous Alcohol Monitoring
In addition to the above mentioned penalties, the state may:
- Force you to undergo alcohol or drug addiction treatment
- Require restricted license plates
- Immobilize your vehicle
- Require the forfeiture of your vehicle
- Install ignition interlock device
Refusal to Submit for an Alcohol Test
Refusing to submit for a test of your blood alcohol content (BAC) in Ohio will automatically suspend your license for a time length similar to the length of suspension you would have faced for a DUI/OVI. There is an additional penalty that doubles the time you must wait to receive limited driving privileges.
When facing DUI/OVI charges and other criminal charges, the Farrish Law Firm should be your first call. Speak directly to attorneys with decades of experience 24 hours a day because your life cannot wait. For DUI/OVI defense representation that brings skill, experience and a reputation for success into the courtroom, call or toll free 888-353-8931, or simply contact us online to set up your free initial consultation. Telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Payment plans are available.