In the state of Ohio, law enforcement typically cites offenders of driving drunk with an OVI meaning Operating a Vehicle under the Influence whereas many other states label it DUI for Driving Under the Influence. In either case, the citation is not taken lightly and the consequences are quite severe if you are found guilty. For your first offense, you can spend anywhere between 3 days to 6 months …Read More
OVI Lawyer Athens
Being in an OVI can be a highly traumatic experience — not only for you, but for everyone involved. If you’re facing DUI charges, you have rights, and you deserve representation, just like everybody else. Susan Gwinn has helped thousands of clients in the Athens area and surrounding regions of Ohio, and can give you the high-quality defense that you’re entitled to.
OVI cases vary in severity, and Susan Gwinn will make sure you have the best defense available so you’re not unfairly punished. Susan Gwinn is not only experienced, but highly attentive of your needs. Whether it’s a minor traffic issue or a criminal defense case, Susan Gwinn will be your advocate.
Do you need an OVI lawyer for your recent citation in Athens, Ohio? Susan Gwinn Attorney at Law stands by the Sixth Amendment which states, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherin the crime shall have been committed; which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be …Read More
If you've been arrested for an OVI/DUI in Ohio, the penalties can be severe. So is there any difference between an OVI and a DUI. The short answer is NO. In Ohio, DUIs are simply known as OVIs. There are many different acronyms that can be used interchangeably with DUI. These include: DUII - driving under the influence of intoxicants DWI - driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired DWAI -…Read More
If you've already been charged with a DUI/OVI in Athens or anywhere in Southern Ohio, you may want to contact Athens DUI/OVI lawyer, Susan Ginn. But here are four ways you can AVOID GETTING A DUI in the first place: 1. DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE Of course, this first one's a no-brainer, but it needs to be said. If you never drink and drive, you'll never get a DUI/OVI. Period. If you've been drinking, d…Read More