Proven OVI Lawyer in Kinsman, Ohio

Limited Clients. Proven Results.

If you are facing an OVI charge in Kinsman, call Stiefvater Law, LLC to speak with a successful OVI Defense Lawyer to fight your charge.  OVI Defense Lawyer Robert Stiefvater has been defending individuals since 2003.  Put his experience to work for you in Kinsman, Ohio.

The Kinsman OVI Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law, LLC owe their ongoing courtroom success to the following:

1.       Taking the time to understand each client’s desired outcome;

2.       Being courtroom prepared by staying current with evolving OVI law; and

3.       Limiting the number of clients so enough time can be devoted to building the best OVI defense for every case we accept.

Contact Stiefvater Law, LLC and discuss your case with an OVI Defense Lawyer experienced in the court that is going to hear your case. An OVI charge in Kinsman or anywhere in Ohio is serious. You have questions. We have the answers. Our OVI consultation includes discussing the facts of your case and providing an honest assessment of your legal exposure. We pledge that we will not hard sell our services. The Kinsman OVI Lawyers at Stiefvater Law, LLC want everyone who faces an OVI to be confident and comfortable with their legal representation - even if they do not hire our Kinsman OVI Law Firm. We limit the number of OVI clients we represent because our OVI Defense Lawyers should be just as confident and comfortable with our clients as our clients are of us.

OVI Penalties in Kinsman, Ohio

OVI in Kinsman, 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 conviction for OVI has mandatory jail time and license suspension.

Contact an OVI Attorney in  Kinsman 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 Kinsman 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 Kinsman 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 Kinsman OVI Attorneys at Stiefvater Law to protect your rights, your license, and to keep you out of jail.

While challenging your OVI charge in Kinsman, 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 Kinsman OVI Attorney

Our Kinsman OVI 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 Kinsman 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 Kinsman, Ohio.

OVI Penalties

Even a first OVI is a first degree misdemeanor. A first degree misdemeanor is the most serious level of misdemeanor in Ohio. Sometimes an OVI is a felony. The degree of your charge is dependent on several factors. Call the OVI Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to discuss the degree of your OVI as well as the possible penalties.

Ohio OVI penalties are some of the most strict in the United States. If you are convicted of an OVI in Kinsman, OH, you are subject to severe 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

Contact the OVI Defense Lawyers at Stiefvater Law to find out if we are currently accepting new clients.  We are the OVI Defense Lawyers in Kinsman, Ohio, 44417.

Below is part of the State of Ohio’s OVI law. This is found in the Ohio Revised Code, Section 4511.19:

OVI (Under 21 Legal Limit for Alcohol)

(B) No person under twenty-one years of age shall operate any vehicle, streetcar, or trackless trolley within this state, if, at the time of the operation, any of the following apply:

(1) The person has a concentration of at least two-hundredths of one per cent but less than eight-hundredths of one per cent by weight per unit volume of alcohol in the person's whole blood.

(2) The person has a concentration of at least three-hundredths of one per cent but less than ninety-six-thousandths of one per cent by weight per unit volume of alcohol in the person's blood serum or plasma.

(3) The person has a concentration of at least two-hundredths of one gram but less than eight-hundredths of one gram by weight of alcohol per two hundred ten liters of the person's breath.

(4) The person has a concentration of at least twenty-eight one-thousandths of one gram but less than eleven-hundredths of one gram by weight of alcohol per one hundred milliliters of the person's urine.

Cities in Trumbull County: West Farmington, West Hill, Weathersfield, Youngstown, Yankee Lake

Zip Codes in Kinsman, Ohio: 44417, 44428