A Canal Fulton DUI attorney represents individuals charged with OVI and other traffic offenses in Canal Fulton. OVI is the short way of saying “operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.” OVIs can be made up of two potential offenses: (1) the OVI charge, which alleges that the person operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a drug of abuse, or a combination of them; and (2) the BAC charge, which usually alleges that the person operated a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more, which is determined by a breath sample, or an equivalent amount by blood serum or plasma or urine, as well as levels of various drugs. Depending on the number of prior offenses, there are minimum periods of suspension and incarceration set forth under Ohio law.
Canal Fulton DUI Attorney Handles More Than OVI Cases
A Canal Fulton DUI lawyer will also handle “physical control” cases. Physical control of a vehicle while under the influence can be charged when one is in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with possession of the keys, and the person is under the influence or drugs, alcohol or a combination of them, or has a BAC as defined under Ohio law. There are essentially no minimum penalties for this offense, but the court must impose some license suspension, even if it is only for a day.
A baby DUI is not as cute as it sounds, but is actually a serious matter with serious consequences. Operating a vehicle after underage consumption (OVUAC) is an offense that outlaws people under 21 years of age from driving a vehicle with a concentration of .02 percent, but less than .08 percent by weight of alcohol by whole blood or breath, or with an equivalent amount by blood serum or plasma or urine. A conviction for this offense carries a minimum license suspension of 90 days for a first offense, but no minimum period of incarceration.
Canal Fulton DUI Attorney Represents Clients In Stark County Courts
DUIs, OVIs, and other traffic offenses charged in Canal Fulton go to several courts. Misdemeanor cases in Canal Fulton are heard in Massillon Municipal Court, Two James Duncan Plaza, Massillon, Ohio 44648. Felony DUIs in Canal Fulton are heard in Stark County Court of Common Pleas, 101 W. Tuscarawas Street, Canton, Ohio 44702. Juveniles accused of DUI in Canal Fulton will have their cases heard in the Stark County Juvenile Court, 110 Central Plaza South, Suite 601, Canton, Ohio 44702.
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Attorney Gigiano is an experienced Stark County DUI attorney for Stark County residents. Attorney Gigiano practices in the Massillon Municipal Court, other Stark County Courts, and numerous other nearby courts. If you have questions about this or other questions you need answered by an experienced Canal Fulton DUI lawyer in Stark County, please call Attorney Daniel F. Gigiano at 330-336-3330. Attorney Gigiano’s office is located at 102 Main St., Ste. 200, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281.