Columbus DUI Defense Lawyer Firm Overview Attorney Profiles Case Results Client Reviews Frequently Asked Questions Case Evaluation Contact Us
Columbus DUI Defense Attorney
Read our clients reviews Watch our Videos

Blog Posts in July, 2010

OVI/DUI Tipsters

We are encouraged to contact the authorities anytime we witness questionable driving that could be the result of someone's intoxication. The State of Ohio has spent considerable money in an attempt to ...
Continue reading "OVI/DUI Tipsters" »

Watch What You Say to a Police Officer—Ohio’s Bribery Statute is in Play During a DUI Investigation

Under Ohio law, it is a 3 rd degree felony to try and influence a public official in the discharge of his or her duties. This includes police officers in DUI cases. This is known as Bribery and is ...
Continue reading "Watch What You Say to a Police Officer—Ohio’s Bribery Statute is in Play During a DUI Investigation" »

Airbags in DUI Car Accidents Can Cause Erroneous Breath Tests

Most breath test machines in America use a laser beam of infrared light to measure alcohol in a subject's breath sample. This beam can be thought of as a flashlight beam. The beam requires a clean ...
Continue reading "Airbags in DUI Car Accidents Can Cause Erroneous Breath Tests" »

What is “Probable Cause” to Arrest for DUI / OVI in Ohio?

Probable cause to arrest for DUI / OVI in Ohio exists when, at the moment of arrest, the arresting officer had sufficient information, derived from reasonably trustworthy source of facts and ...
Continue reading "What is “Probable Cause” to Arrest for DUI / OVI in Ohio?" »

Does Parenting Style Effect Teen Drinking?

I just finished reading an interesting article titled, "Parenting Style, Religiosity, Peers, and Adolescent Heavy Drinking" in the July 2010 issue of Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Two ...
Continue reading "Does Parenting Style Effect Teen Drinking?" »

Common Areas of Prosecutor Misconduct in DUI Trials

Many prosecutors who prosecute DUI cases are relatively young and inexperienced in conducting jury trials. Others fail to see anything but getting a conviction. As a result of naivete or professional ...
Continue reading "Common Areas of Prosecutor Misconduct in DUI Trials" »

Why Do Lawyers Tell People to Refuse Breath Tests?

Many people are uncertain why lawyers advise clients to refuse a breath test. Most lawyers who are familiar with the studies conducted on breath testing machines know that these machines are not ...
Continue reading "Why Do Lawyers Tell People to Refuse Breath Tests?" »


What happens when a DUI / OVI arrest is videotaped by law enforcement and then the video comes up missing? On June 30, 2010, the Franklin County Court of Appeals in Columbus, Ohio decided against a ...

How Can a Lawyer Really Help After a DUI Arrest?

At a minimum, a knowledgeable and experienced DUI lawyer can help you get through the courthouse maze and address all your needs. A lawyer who is very familiar with a particular court and its staff is ...
Continue reading "How Can a Lawyer Really Help After a DUI Arrest?" »
Read more of our case results
DUI Defense
2008 Ohio DUI Law Change
7 Stages of Alcohol Impairment
A DUI Case Study
Ohio Driver's License Law
Accident Hits Skip & DUI
Alcohol Assessments
BMV Hearings
Breath & Blood Tests
Brokers & Bankers
CDL Truck Drivers and DUI
Columbus Ohio DUI / OVI
Commercial DUI
Common Driving Signs
Cross Examination of DUI Officer
Current Laws Regarding Ohio DUI / OVI
Doctors, Dentists, Lawyers, Nurses
Driving on Suspended License
DUI & Probation Terms
DUI Case Results / Info
DUI With Injury
Field Sobriety Tests
Getting a New ID after DUI
Implied Consent - Refusal
Impounded Vehicles
Living Out of State
Multiple DUI's
Ohio BUI
Ohio DMV Points Chart
Ohio DUI / Ohio OVI Appellate
Ohio DUI / OVI Overview
Ohio DUI / OVI Penalties
Ohio DUI Regulations
Penalties for DUI
Pilots the FAA & DUI
Plead Guilty?
Police Officers & Firefighters
Prior Convictions
Restoring Driving License After DUI
Roadside DUI Field Sobriety Testing
Sales Reps & Company Cars
Sentencing Charts
Teachers and Bus Drivers
Under 21 DUI
Unlawful Police Stop
What to Tell Your Employer
Yellow License Plates
Criminal Defense
View our blog
Contact us today

Attorney Web Design

The information on this Columbus OVI Attorney website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this or associated pages, documents, comments, answers, emails, or other communications should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information on this website is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing of this information does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

NOTICE: The act of inquiring about representation to The Koffel Law Firm does not establish a client-lawyer relationship. Your inquiry will be kept confidential. Submitting an inquiry does not obligate The Koffel Law Firm to respond. Also, a confidential inquiry on this website does not prevent The Koffel Law Firm from representing a co-defendant or adverse party.