Close Menu
Yavitch & Palmer
Schedule a Free Consultation

Tag Archives: dui charges

360 degree approach to DUI/OVI defense

Will I go to jail for my First Offense OVI in Ohio?

By Yavitch & Palmer Co., L.P.A |

One of the main philosophies of our justice system is deterrence.  The idea is to impose enough of a punishment for crimes to make others (who haven’t yet committed a crime) think twice. This happens in two ways.  First, some laws have mandatory penalties. Anyone who reads the law should know what will happen… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

A Flashing Turn Signal Does Not Amount to Flight from Police

By Yavitch & Palmer Co., L.P.A |

Police officers often come up with many creative reasons for why they stopped a citizen, whether it’s someone walking on the street or driving a car on the highway. Recently, an Ohio state trooper in Ashland County came up with a reason that didn’t pass muster with an Ohio court. A left turn signal… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Veering Out of Your Lane: How Much Is Enough for Police to Stop You?

By Yavitch & Palmer Co., L.P.A |

Many drivers who are charged with DUI/OVI offenses are initially stopped by the police for other traffic violations. One of the popular reasons for stopping a car is the claim that it veered over more than one lane in violation of the Ohio law that states that drivers must stay in their own lane… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

DUI Charges: Something for Everyone

By Yavitch & Palmer Co., L.P.A |

There is a widespread fascination among your fellow citizens about celebrity DUIs. Sure, we love to know about everything else they somehow manage to get arrested for — shoplifting, assaults on paparazzi, soliciting prostitutes, and of course, the ever-popular drug bust. But there must be something about seeing these larger-than-life figures reduced to the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn