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Cleveland and Akron DUI and OVI Attorneys

At Ashley Jones Law, we’re committed to standing by our clients as they face criminal and traffic related traffic charges. If you’re facing a DUI or OVI charge, it’s important that you have the right legal team by your side. We’re human, so we know what it’s like to be in an unfamiliar situation; it’s scary and overwhelming and absolutely nothing to take lightly. But, we’ll work with you to gather the facts of your case so that we can represent and protect your rights.

We’re committed to supporting you through the stresses of being charged with an OVI. We understand that if you’re facing an OVI charge, you’re probably wondering how this is going to affect your life in the years to come.

What to Expect if You’ve Been Charged with a DUI or OVI

Operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI) or driving under the influence (DUI) are serious traffic offenses that carry heavy and mandatory penalties, even if it’s a first offense, and as a result, lawmakers work hard to impose these heavy penalties, which become much tougher upon a second offense.

In Ohio, if you’re driving and exhibiting signs of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol or get pulled over in a routine traffic stop and are suspected of using drugs or alcohol, the police may have the right to pull you over, ask you to step out of the vehicle, and request that you perform field sobriety tests.

At Ashley Jones Law, we’re big believers in knowing your rights and being able to advocate for yourself in times of distress. If you’ve been pulled over and law enforcement suspects, but doesn’t arrest you on the account of a DUI or OVI, you’re legally allowed to refuse a breathalyzer if you’re asked to give one. If law enforcement has reasonable enough suspicion to make a lawful arrest and you refuse a test to submit your blood alcohol content you can face tougher penalties.

Even if you’ve never been charged with a DUI, OVI, or any offense before, the penalties in Ohio can still be severe, uprooting your life and causing unwanted stress.

The Consequences of DUI/OVI in Ohio

If you’re involved in an accident that inflicts harm onto another individual or death, the penalties for a DUI or OVI are much more severe. For example, if you are driving or operating a vehicle that results in someone’s bodily harm or death, you can be charged with:

  • Vehicular Homicide 
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Felony Offenses
  • Steep Penalties
  • State Prison Times

In Ohio, DUI and OVI charges are considered serious traffic offenses, resulting in potential:

  • Fines 
  • Jail Time
  • Prison time for multiple priors
  • License Suspension
  • License Revocation
  • Vehicle Impoundment
  • Vehicle Forfeiture

If you’re charged with DUI or OVI in Ohio, the purpose of the criminal defense attorney is to evaluate all possible defenses in your case and provide you with all options you have available to get the best possible result. When your future is at stake, it’s important that you have empathetic experience on your side. At Ashley Jones Law, we’ll work tirelessly to ensure that the information that we go to court with offers the best chance of you not having to uproot your life for a criminal charge.

Contact Us for a Case Evaluation

At Ashley Jones Law, we are ready to help you understand the charges you face and what your options may be. Call our office at (216) 736-8551 or use our contact form to schedule a case evaluation.

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I had contacted Ms. Jones because of her fair pricing and willingness to help with my situation. I needed to file for an expungement of my criminal record and retrieve property that had been taking away from me. She had taken care of both issues with ease and kept me informed during the process. Any questions I had were answered within 24hrs or sooner. Overall she is a very nice, respectable person and is there for you if you need her help.

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I needed help in rectifying an old traffic offense in which I really screwed up. I knew trying to fix it myself would cost me dearly. Ashley was very understanding of my problem, made me knowledgeable of the process and the different scenarios that could occur, and advocated on my behalf. With her help, the process was easy and pretty much taken care of before I even stepped foot in the court. Her rate was exceptionally fair and worth every penny for the peace of mind I now have.

Outstanding… Ashley is by far and hands down the best attorney I have ever worked with. She is competent, knowledgeable, reliable and kind.Ashley won my very complicated 40 year old expungement case that other attorneys could not. Ashley Jones is the best!
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This was my first time ever going to court. Ashley explained everything to me and put my mind at ease. She was very responsive and knowledgeable. She keep me up to date and informed of everything that was going on. If i ever need legal counsel again she will be the first person I call.

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