Cincinnati Drunk Driving Attorneys
When you are facing a second DUI/OVI charge within six years of your first or you are facing a felony DUI/OVI charge, you know that you have to mount the strongest defense you can muster. The potential penalties for a second offense within six years and for felony DUI/OVI are severe, and there is little room for leniency on these types of charges.
At The Farrish Law Firm, L.P.A., our Cincinnati felony DUI 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, 2010.
We can help you face second offense and felony DUI/OVI charges with the skilled and experienced legal defense that those charges merit.
Second Offense DUI/OVI Defense
If your second DUI/OVI offense is charged within six years of your first, you will face escalated penalties:
|Offense||Lic. suspension||Incarceration||Driving privileges||Fines|
|2nd offense in 6 years (with a low test)||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|
|2nd offense in 6 years (with a high test or refusal)||1 to 5 years||20 days jail or 10 days jail and 36 days EMHA** and/or CAM*** up to 1 year||After 45 days||$5250-$1,625|
* EMHA refers to Electronically Monitored House Arrest
** CAM refers to Continuous Alcohol Monitoring
The penalties for a second offense DUI/OVI within six years include mandatory restricted license plates, mandatory ignition interlock, impoundment of your vehicle and mandatory jail time or a mandatory residential treatment program.
Felony DUI/OVI Defense
DUI/OVI is charged as a felony if it is the fourth or fifth charge within six years, the sixth within 20 years, or if you already have a felony DUI/OVI on your record. The penalties for felony DUI/OVI include:
- Substantial jail or prison time (60 days to five years)
- Vehicle forfeiture
- Driver’s license suspension ranging from three years to life
- Ignition interlock devices
- Mandatory alcohol and drug treatment programs
- Restricted license plates
The severity of these penalties calls for you to secure the most skilled defense attorney. Attorney Kelly Farrish has a record of success in difficult DUI/OVI cases in the Cincinnati area.
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.