Living out of State
Charged with DUI / OVI While Driving in Ohio?
If you live out of state and have been arrested and charged with DUI in Columbus or other area of Ohio, you are in need of a DUI defense lawyer to provide you with the legal backup for the case. Out of state residents face certain challenges regarding court appearances and driver's license issues. Most states are in compacts related to sharing information about DUI cases, and ordinarily, should you be convicted in Ohio, when you return to your home state, you will have the same penalty that you would have received where you were convicted. This can be a confusing and concerning legal situation, and guidance from an experienced Columbus out of state DUI defense attorney is important.
DUI Charges for Out of State Drivers
There are certain appearances in court that are required in state law, but other hearings can be arranged so that the DUI defense lawyer from Koffel Law Firm represents the out of state client without the necessity of their appearance. In every case, you will be advised of the process, the expectation in the case, and what you will be required to do by law. In many cases, the firm determines that the case should be defended and that a "not guilty" plea is a viable option. With a review of your circumstances and the evidence involved in the case, you will understand the ramifications of any decision you make, both on your future ability to drive and in the penalties you could face if convicted.
The legal team at Koffel Law Firm has assisted countless out of state residents to handle a DUI charge in Columbus or other area of Ohio, and understand the unique pressures and concerns that are involved with facing DUI charges when you live at a distance. Every effort will be made to reduce the stress and problems and to fight for a better resolution in your DUI case.
Contact a DUI Defense
Attorney from Koffel Law Firm
if you have been arrested and charged with DUI in Ohio and live out of state.