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Best Intoxilyzer 8000 Defenses Part 2

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) cannot prove in court that they maintain 3 years of records on the Intoxilyzer 8000 and 3 years of subject test results.   The ODH manipulated the storage and public display of evidence on the website in ongoing criminal cases. They claim this was done to avoid confusion, but some… read more

Best Intoxilyzer 8000 Defenses Part 1

The new breath testing machine in Ohio is being routinely thrown out of court in DUI and OVI cases all over Ohio.  The problem is mainly that the machine is not operating in compliance with the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) that regulates drug an alcohol testing. The best defenses to the Intoxilyzer 8000, Ohio’s new… read more

What Is Under The Influence?

In an Ohio OVI case the jury will hear instructions on the case.  Here is the jury instruction in an OVI case where the allegation is operating under the influence: UNDER THE INFLUENCE. A person is under the influence of (alcohol) (a drug of abuse) (a combination of alcohol and a drug of abuse) when he consumes (alcohol)… read more

DUI Laws

DUI laws in Dayton, Ohio are strict under O.R.C. 4511.19.  If convicted on a first offense you are facing mandatory jail, fines, license suspension, six points on your license, and it can never be expunged. You will need a DUI lawyer to help you find and exploit defects in the prosecutor case.  The remedy courts… read more

Intoxilyzer 8000 Problems

Charged with DUI or OVI in Dayton Ohio?  Did you take a test on the new Intoxilyzer 8000?  We can help. The Intoxilyzer 8000 has been in service in Ohio since 2009.  It has come under some heavy fire from defense lawyers across Ohio. Some courts are suppressing test results because of machines going haywire,… read more

Preserve Your Innocence

Dayton DUI and OVI Defense Lawyers at Suhre & Associates will consult with you to determine the best ways to protect your innocence.  We look to see if you can be found not guilty before we consider a plea. Our OVI attorneys in Dayton will be able to show you how the police made mistakes… read more

Is Your Blood Test Valid?

The court of appeals for the second district in Montgomery County, Ohio, recently decided a new Huber Heights OVI case in State v. Rawnsley, 2011-Ohio-5696.The defendant was charged with OVI / DUI (which is the same thing) and aggravated vehicular assault in Huber Heights, Ohio, near Dayton in Montgomery County.   The OVI lawyer objected… read more

Pulled Over For OVI, Now What?

Charged with an OVI or DUI in Dayton Ohio?  Call one of our DUI / OVI lawyers right now at 937-531-0435.  We have decades of combined experience that can help defend you immediately. It is best to be safe this holiday season.  Remember there is no legal amount of alcohol or drugs to have in… read more

Are You Suspended After A Urine Test?

You will not be suspended right away if you take a urine test after being arrested for an OVI in Dayton, Ohio.  To be suspended you will have to refuse or test over the limit. The police will not know whether you are over the limit right away based on a urine test because it… read more

What Is A Pretrial?

If you hire a lawyer for your DUI or OVI in Dayton, Ohio, you will have a pretrial.  A pretrial is your lawyers first chance to have a meaningful meeting with the prosecutor and sometimes the judge about an OVI. This is informal.  There are sometimes officers present, but they will not be called to give any… read more