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Protecting Your Rights In DUI/OVI And Traffic Offense Cases

Last updated on January 3, 2023

If you’re like most people, driving is a big part of your life. Being able to legally drive is an important freedom. It may be essential for getting to work or school and managing your day-to-day responsibilities.

DUI/OVI charges and serious traffic violations can jeopardize that freedom. They can also subject you to possible jail time or probation, steep fines and other harsh consequences.

At The Powers Law Firm, LLC, I can help you navigate the legal fallout from OVI charges and serious traffic violations. You can count on me, defense attorney John Powers, to protect your rights and freedoms. My goal is to help you keep your driving privileges and avoid or mitigate other consequences like fines and jail time. Based in Rocky River, I have more than 20 years of experience handling these cases throughout the Cleveland area.

The Serious Impact Of An OVI

In Ohio, DUI/DWI charges are called OVIs – operating a vehicle while impaired. That impairment might be the result of alcohol, marijuana or other intoxicating substances. Even legally obtained prescription drugs can result in OVI charges.

An OVI charge will result in the suspension of your driving privileges. The suspension is an administrative proceeding that is separate from the criminal process. I can represent you in both the administrative proceedings and the underlying criminal charge.

Serious Traffic Offense

I also represent clients facing serious traffic violations that can impact their driver’s license and freedoms, including:

  • Reckless operation
  • Multiple speeding offenses
  • Running a red light
  • Leaving the scene of an accident and more

Misdemeanor or felony traffic offenses can result in a criminal conviction that comes with harsh penalties. You can count on me to work diligently on your behalf to preserve your rights, freedoms and driving privileges.

If you have an old conviction on your record, you can turn to me for guidance on expungement.

Work With A Defense Lawyer Who Cares

When you work with me, you won’t be treated as just another case. You deserve representation from someone who cares about the impact the charge has on your life and who cares about your future. You will find that caring, attentive representation from me.

Available When You Need Me

Arrests happen around the clock, so I’m available around the clock too. Get ahold of me by calling 216-930-6241 or sending me a quick email. I offer free initial consultations.