Proven OVI Attorney in Brimfield (Township), Ohio

Limited Clients. Proven Results.

By limiting the number of clients we represent, our OVI Law Firm has been able to focus on results.  OVI Defense Attorney Robert Stiefvater has been successfully representing individuals since 2003.  If you were charged with OVI in Brimfield (Township), Ohio, call Stiefvater Law, LLC to find out if we are accepting new clients and to discuss your defense.  Our OVI Defense Attorneys will explain every step of the process.  Put our experience to work for you in Brimfield (Township), OH.

The Brimfield (Township) OVI Attorneys at Stiefvater Law, LLC owe their ongoing courtroom success to the following:

Being courtroom prepared by staying current with changes in OVI laws;

Limiting the number of clients we represent; and

Striving to achieve each client's goals.

Call Stiefvater Law, LLC and speak to an OVI Defense Attorney who is familiar with the court in which your case is pending.  If you have been charged with an OVI in Brimfield (Township) or anywhere in Ohio, we know you have questions.  We will provide the answers. During our free OVI consultation, we will discuss the facts of your case as well as the possible penalties you are facing if convicted.  We pledge to you that we will not just give a hard sell on our services.  The Brimfield (Township) OVI Defense Attorneys at Stiefvater Law, LLC believe that a client should be confident and comfortable with their legal representation – even if they choose to hire outside of our Brimfield (Township) OVI Defense Law Firm.  We limit the number of OVI clients we accept because we want to be just as confident and comfortable with our clients as they are of us.

OVI Penalties in Brimfield (Township), Ohio

OVI in Brimfield (Township), Ohio has serious consequences. At a minimum, OVI is the most serious misdemeanor charge you can have in Ohio (first degree misdemeanor). Depending on your specific circumstance, OVI can even be a felony.

Every OVI conviction has a mandatory license suspension and a mandatory jail sentence.

Contact an OVI Defense Attorney in  Brimfield (Township) today to discuss the facts of your case and to build your defense.

Administrative License Suspension

Even before you are convicted of OVI, you are penalized. If you have been charged with OVI in Brimfield (Township) then you most likely have or will be put under an Administrative License Suspension, or ALS. An appeal of this suspension must be filed within 30 days of the arrest or you may lose the opportunity to challenge the ALS.  Even if you beat your OVI this suspension will remain if you have not appealed it. The length of your pretrial Administrative License Suspension varies.  For example, an Administrative License Suspension is as follows for a:

Failed Chemical Test with Prior in 10 Years

Mandatory one year license suspension. No driving privileges for first 45 days.

Refused Chemical Test with Prior in 10 Years

Mandatory two year license suspension. No driving privileges for first 90 days.

Effective Brimfield (Township) OVI lawyer

Whether you are defending your first OVI or if this is not your first offense, you deserve a strong and effective defense. Like so many others before, trust the Brimfield (Township) OVI Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to protect your rights, your license, and to keep you out of jail.

While challenging your OVI charge in Brimfield (Township), Ohio, we will:

1. Protect your Rights throughout the process;

2. Review all of the evidence in order to build your best defense; and

3. Explain the process so you understand what is happening.

Result Driven Brimfield (Township) OVI Lawyer

Our Brimfield (Township) OVI Defense Lawyers will work tirelessly to defend you. Stiefvater Law is a result driven firm. Many clients come to us feeling that there is no way to beat their Brimfield (Township) OVI. Even when the evidence points to guilt, there are several avenues to challenge that evidence. Keeping that evidence out of trial often results in a finding of not guilty or a pre-trial offer to a reduced charge. Put our experience to work for you in Brimfield (Township), Ohio.

OVI Penalties

OVI penalties are very serious. Conviction of even the least severe OVI can result in a jail sentence of up to six months. OVI can also be a felony. The degree of your charge is dependent on several factors. Call the OVI Defense Attorneys at Stiefvater Law to determine the degree of your OVI and to understand the range of penalties you are facing.

Ohio OVI penalties are some of the highest in the country. Conviction of an OVI in Brimfield (Township), OH, will subject you to these penalties. Below is an example of the range of penalties for conviction of a:

First Underage OVI in a Year

If you are convicted of your first underage OVI  in one year then you are facing the following penalties:

Jail sentence of 0 – 30 days;

Fine of $0 up to $250;

Optional court ordered treatment;

Mandatory license suspension of 90 days up to 2 years; and

Optional yellow plates (DUI plates or “party plates”) and interlock device.

Second (or more) Underage OVI in a Year

If you are convicted of your second (or more) underage OVI in a year then you are facing the following penalties:

Jail sentence of 0 – 30 days;

Fine of $0 up to $500;

Optional court ordered treatment;

Mandatory license suspension of one year up to 5 years; and

Optional yellow plates (DUI plates or “party plates”) and interlock device

Call the OVI Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to find out if we are currently taking on new clients. We are the OVI Defense Lawyers in Brimfield (Township), Ohio, 44240.

The following is a section of Ohio Revised Code 4511.19, which is the State of Ohio’s law regarding OVI:

OVI (with a prior)

(2) No person who, within twenty years of the conduct described in division (A)(2)(a) of this section, previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of this division, a violation of division (A)(1) or (B) of this section, or any other equivalent offense shall do both of the following:

(a) Operate any vehicle, streetcar, or trackless trolley within this state while under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse, or a combination of them;

(b) Subsequent to being arrested for operating the vehicle, streetcar, or trackless trolley as described in division (A)(2)(a) of this section, being asked by a law enforcement officer to submit to a chemical test or tests under section 4511.191 of the Revised Code, and being advised by the officer in accordance with section 4511.192 of the Revised Code of the consequences of the person's refusal or submission to the test or tests, refuse to submit to the test or tests.

Cities in Portage County: Windham, Streetsboro, Sugar Bush Knolls, Suffield, Windham (Township)

Zip Codes in Brimfield (Township), Ohio: 44260, 44278, 44266, 44240