Licking County, Ohio DUI / OVI Attorney

DUI / OVI Attorney – Licking County, Ohio

If you have been charged with DUI / OVI in Licking County, Ohio, it is important that you hire legal counsel. Contact Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC at (614) 987-0192 to review your case and discuss with you how to proceed.

DUI / OVI Court Process

As an experienced and dedicated Licking County, Ohio DUI / OVI attorney, Attorney David Johnson will be with you at your first court appearance (called an “arraignment”) and attempt to have the case dismissed.

In the event that the charges are not dropped, a pretrial hearing will be conducted. At this time, Attorney Johnson will decide if motions need to be field, such as challenging the field sobriety tests, and negotiate with the prosecution regarding a possible plea agreement.

If a plea agreement is not reached, or you decline to accept it, a motion hearing will be scheduled. This hearing allows your attorney to challenge any potential issues with the case, such as the arresting office lacking probable cause or not administering the field sobriety tests appropriately. If the case is not resolved yet, a trial will be scheduled. At trial, Attorney Johnson will vigorously defend you. However, if you are found guilty, Attorney Johnson will seek all avenues available that will allow you to avoid jail or prison.

Ohio DUI / OVI Penalties

Penalties for a DUI / OVI conviction range from a mandatory minimum of 3 days in jail and hundreds of dollars in fines to potentially years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. In addition, the court may suspend your license for a period of 6 months to multiple years, require you to attend and complete a mandatory drug and alcohol program, and your vehicle may be subject to criminal forfeiture.

Licking County, Ohio – Where Will Your Case Be Heard?

Misdemeanor DUI / OVI offenses in Licking County, Ohio are heard in Licking County Municipal Court. For a felony DUI / OVI offense, the charge will be filed in Licking County Common Pleas Court.

Where are the Licking County Courts Located?

Licking County Municipal Court is located at 40 W Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055. Licking County Common Pleas Court is located at 75 E Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055. Refer to the following map below.

Licking County, Ohio DUI / OVI Attorney

If you have been charged with DUI / OVI in Licking County, Ohio, contact Johnson Legal, LLC and speak with an experienced and dedicated Licking County, Ohio DUI / OVI attorney. Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC will discuss your case and assist you in fighting the charge. Call (614) 987-0192 or send an email to schedule a consultation regarding your DUI / OVI case.

Helpful links for Licking County: Chamber of Commerce, library, Fire Dept.

Licking County Sheriff’s Office

155 E Main St,Newark, OH 43055
(740) 670-5546

39 S 4th St
Newark, OH
(740) 670-7200
1287 Hebron Rd
Heath, OH
(740) 522-2141