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What is the Court’s Discretion in Sentencing in OVI Cases?

Historically, courts have normally sentenced defendants to the minimum sentence upon conviction or plea to an OVI, i.e. three days for a first time offender, ten days to a second offense, and so on, depending upon the number of prior … Continue reading

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Sentencing in DUI Cases

If you’ve read this blog, I have, on numerous occasions, referred to sentencing guidelines when discussing multiple violations of Ohio’s DUI law. To reiterate, DUI sentences are enhanced if found guilty of additional DUI offenses within a 6 year period … Continue reading

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