Operating Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated (OVI, DUI, DWI) OVI Attorney Columbus Ohio

Choosing an OVI Attorney Columbus, Ohio

For more than 22 years attorney Anthony Greco has been aggressively representing individuals who have been charged with OVI by carefully analyzing the factual and legal circumstances involved in each case.  The Law Office of Anthony W. Greco will carefully examine and scrutinize the police officer’s conduct for purposes of defending you against all criminal charges.  From the careful examination of whether there has been a violation of constitutional rights, to whether the blood and alcohol level tests were properly collected and administered, to whether the arresting officer properly followed all of the correct procedures in making the vehicle stop, the Law Office of Anthony W. Greco will fully explore each and every issue that may result in a successful outcome to your case.

Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated- Ohio Law – The Basics – Alcohol Content Is Tested By Breath, Blood or Urine

For Alcohol, Your Over the Legal Limit If Your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is:

For Breath.   Eight-hundredths (.08) of one gram or more.  If more than seventeen-hundredths (.17) of one gram by weight of alcohol per two hundred ten liters.

For Blood.  Eighthundredths of one per cent or more (.08) If more than than seventeen-hundredths (.17) of one per cent.

For Urine.  Eleven-hundredths (.11) of one gram or more.  If more than two hundred thirty-eight-thousandths (.230) of one gram by weight of alcohol per one hundred milliliters.

Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Underage 21

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.

Evidence

In any criminal prosecution , the result of any test of any blood or urine withdrawn and analyzed at any health care provider, as defined in section 2317.02 of the Revised Code, may be admitted with expert testimony to be considered with any other relevant and competent evidence in determining the guilt or innocence of the defendant.

The three-hour time limit specified in this division regarding the admission of evidence does not extend or affect the two-hour time limit specified in division (A) of section 4511.192 of the Revised Code as the maximum period of time during which a person may consent to a chemical test or tests as described in that section. 

In any criminal prosecution, if a law enforcement officer has administered a field sobriety test to the operator of the vehicle involved in the violation and if it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the officer administered the test in substantial compliance with the testing standards for any reliable, credible, and generally accepted field sobriety tests that were in effect at the time the tests were administered, including, but not limited to, any testing standards then in effect that were set by the national highway traffic safety administration, all of the following apply:

The officer may testify concerning the results of the field sobriety test so administered.

The prosecution may introduce the results of the field sobriety test so administered as evidence in any proceedings in the criminal prosecution or juvenile court proceeding.

If testimony is presented or evidence is introduced under division (D)(4)(b)(i) or (ii) of this section and if the testimony or evidence is admissible under the Rules of Evidence, the court shall admit the testimony or evidence and the trier of fact shall give it whatever weight the trier of fact considers to be appropriate.

The Law Office of Anthony W. Greco is committed to providing each and every Client with professional, aggressive and practical representation, while being sensitive to the Client’s unique concerns and goals. Since 1993, Anthony W. Greco has been successfully representing Client’s with OVI charges throughout the central Ohio area who have been charged with OVI.  From the complex or high profile case where professional licenses or public figures are at issue, to the simple case review and getting the best plea agreement possible, The Law Office of Anthony Greco is prepared to aggressively represent its Clients’ concerns and interests from the first day of representation through trial.

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Anthony W. Greco  OVI ATTORNEY COLUMBUS OHIO