ovi charge reduced

When you are arrested for an OVI charge, you may have to spend time in jail and pay heavy fines for your crime. In Ohio, a 1st DUI conviction comes with at least three days in jail or probation with a driver intervention program. People can serve as many as 6 months for an OVI charge in this state. As well, a person can have his or her license suspended for up 3 years, and may be required to place DUI plates on his or her car. These plates will announce that the driver has been charged with a DUI and warn others to steer clear. As well, the driver may be forced to install an ignition interlock device on his or her vehicle, and fined up to $1,075. When a client came to us with an OVI charge, we knew that we needed to step up and help quickly. The client was stopped by a police officer on his way home from the Bengals and Steelers fame in Cincinnati. Police officers often patrol the streets after a sports game in hopes that they can catch drivers who may have had a few too many beers while watching football that afternoon. The police officer stopped our client and forced him to take a breath test. Our client merited a 0.15, which is almost twice the legal limit. We asked for a motion to suppress hearing due to the nature of the case, and the state agreed to dismiss the OVI. Instead, our client was charged with a physical control violation. This is a non-moving offense and will not affect our client’s driving record. He will not lose his driving license as a result. If you want a Dayton DUI lawyer with proven results to work on your case, don’t hesitate to contact an attorney at Gounaris Abboud, LPA today!

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felony burglary

When you are charged with a serious felony you want to rest assured that you have a chance to avoid your charges. Whether you have been charged with a murder a burglary or a DUI you want a lawyer to come alongside you and advocate for you in court. You may need this attorney to negotiate with the prosecution or prove why you don’t deserve the accusations that you have received. In the past, a client came to our firm having been charged with two counts of burglary. Both of these charges were 3 rd degree felonies which carry a 1-5 year prison sentence. As well, our client may have had to pay exorbitant fines, deal with marks on his criminal record, and serve in community service. With so many punishments awaiting this client, there was a lot of serious logistics to work through. At our firm, we were able to arrange a meeting with the prosecution and discuss the lack of evidence in the case. We showed why we did not believe that our client was guilty of the charges and why this client should not need to spend time in prison for a crime that could not be proven. Eventually, the prosecution capitulated, and admitted that they would dismiss all charges against our client. This means that our client was able to walk away from the case without any sentence because the court chose to abandon prosecution. If you have been charged with a felony like burglary, getting the right lawyer can make or break your case. If you are located in Ohio, then you need to consider hiring Gounaris Abboud, LPA to help you. These criminal defense lawyers seek the best for their clients in every situation, and want to help you to avoid the serious punishments that can come from being charged with a felony. Talk to these Dayton Criminal Defense attorneys today for more information!

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felony charges dismissed

Recently, a client came to our firm having been charged with two counts of felony burglary. Each offense carried a 3 rd degree felony, meaning that the client could have spent 1-5 years in prison per charge. Yet there was not enough evidence to put together a viable case. Our client was on the brink of being charged with crimes that may have never even been committed. In order to help our client, we were able to negotiate with the prosecution before the trial began. We explained that the evidence did not prove that our client was guilty of the charges, and the burglaries may have been committed by another person or our client may have been framed. After a powerful argument, the State of Ohio dismissed all charges against our client, leaving the defendant with no sentences to serve. This success story shows that with the right attorney, even serious felonies can disappear. The lawyers at Gounaris Abboud, LPA are dedicated to helping those in need with whatever charges they are facing. Whether you have been framed in a burglary or were caught while driving under the influence, we are here to help. The lawyers at this firm are fully qualified to take on your case. Attorneys at the firm have been granted a 10.0 superb Avvo rating, which is an accomplishment that is only granted to the best attorneys in the United States. As well, Mr. Nicholas Gounaris is listed as a Super Lawyer®. This is a high honor that is only given to honored and accomplished lawyers. With a lawyer who cares about you on your side, you have a better chance of receiving the representation that you need to leave court without a jail or prison sentence. While we can’t guarantee an outcome for your trial, we will do all we can to give you the “not guilty” verdict you long to hear, or get your case dismissed like our client above.

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