Marion, Ohio DUI / OVI Attorney

DUI / OVI Attorney – Marion, Ohio

If you have been charged with DUI / OVI in Marion, 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 Marion, 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.

Marion, Ohio – Where Will Your Case Be Heard?

If you have been arrested or charged in Marion, Ohio, your case will be heard filed in Marion County Municipal Court or Marion County Common Pleas Court. Marion County Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor DUI / OVI cases. Marion County Common Pleas Court hears all felony DUI / OVI cases.

Where are the Marion County Courts Located?

Marion County Municipal Court is located at 233 W Center St, Marion, OH 43302. Refer to the following maps below for further directions.

Marion County Common Pleas Court is located at 100 N. Main Street, Marion, OH 43302. Refer to the following map below for further directions.

Marion, Ohio DUI / OVI Attorney

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

Helpful links for Marion, Ohio: City of Marion, City Council, Fire Department, Parks Department

Office of the Law Director

Mark Russell

233 W Center St.

Marion, Ohio 43302

(740) 387-4817

Marion County Prosecutor

134 East Center Street

Marion, Ohio 43302

(740) 223-4290

Marion County Clerk of Courts

100 N. Main St., 2nd Floor

Marion, Ohio 43302

(740) 223-4080