What Happens If I Get a DUI?

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Driving under the influence is extremely dangerous not only to the driver, but to others around them. Unfortunately, driving under the influence is a fairly common occurrences.

While Ohio law enforcement generally refer to DUIs as OVIs — operating a vehicle under the influence — they are the same thing. Research shows that over 1.1 million people in Ohio — roughly one out of every seven licensed drivers in the state — have at least one conviction for driving impaired. Some people just don’t seem to understand the severe consequences that can come with driving under the influence.
What You Need to Know About Ohio State DUI Laws:

  • To start, the Blood Alcohol Content limit is .02% if you are under the age of 21. Fines for DUIs can be anywhere from $250-$1000. Not only are you put Continue reading

Considering a Divorce? Ask a Family Lawyer For Advice and Counsel

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Love and marriage, as the Sinatra song goes, go together like a horse and carriage. However, after looking at American divorce rates, it is difficult to see the Voice’s point.

After all, the statistics are heartbreaking (no pun intended). Nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. eventually end in divorce. The figures for multiple marriages are even more troubling. Second marriages end in divorce 60% of the time and for third marriages, the rate is at 73%! Unfortunately, the institution of marriage in the U.S. is in somewhat of a crisis, leaving many couples — and families — torn and in disarray.

No couple intends on getting a divorce when they exchange their wedding vows. However, if the time comes, it is best to be prepared. First and foremost, ask a family lawyer for legal advice and cou Continue reading

The 3 Things You’ll Have to Prove in an Accident Injury Lawsuit

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Car or trucking accident injury lawsuits — indeed, any kind of personal injury lawsuits — fall under a legal category known as tort law. Most generally, tort law is intended to compensate people who have been harmed physically, mentally or financially by another person’s wrongdoing. If you’re considering actually filing a lawsuit or seeking car accident compensation, then discussing your case with qualified accident injury attorneys is the best course of action. But to help get your research going, here’s a brief summary of the elements of a tort law case:

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