DUI / OVI Attorney – Madison County, Ohio

If you have been charged with DUI / OVI in Madison County, Ohio, it is important that you hire legal counsel. Contact Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC at (614) 987-0192 to review your case and discuss with you how to proceed.

DUI / OVI Court Process

As an experienced and dedicated Madison County, Ohio DUI / OVI attorney, Attorney David Johnson will be with you at your first court appearance (called an “arraignment”) and attempt to have the case dismissed.

In the event that the charges are not dropped, a pretrial hearing will be conducted. At this time, Attorney Johnson will decide if motions need to be field, such as challenging the field sobriety tests, and negotiate with the prosecution regarding a possible plea agreement.

If a plea agreement is not reached, or you decline to accept it, a motion hearing will be scheduled. This hearing allows your attorney to challenge any potential issues with the case, such as the arresting office lacking probable cause or not administering the field sobriety tests appropriately. If the case is not resolved yet, a trial will be scheduled. At trial, Attorney Johnson will vigorously defend you. However, if you are found guilty, Attorney Johnson will seek all avenues available that will allow you to avoid jail or prison.

Ohio DUI / OVI Penalties

Penalties for a DUI / OVI conviction range from a mandatory minimum of 3 days in jail and hundreds of dollars in fines to potentially years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. In addition, the court must suspend your license for a mandatory minimum 1 year, require you to attend and complete a mandatory drug and alcohol program, and your vehicle may be subject to criminal forfeiture.

Madison County, Ohio – Where Will Your Case Be Heard?

If you have been arrested or charged in Madison County, Ohio, your case will be heard filed in Madison County Municipal Court or Madison County Common Pleas Court. Madison County Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor DUI / OVI cases. Madison County Common Pleas Court hears all felony DUI / OVI cases.

Where are the Madison County Courts Located?

Madison County Municipal Court is located at 55 North Oak Street, London, Ohio 43140. Refer to the map below for further directions.

Madison County Common Pleas Court is located at 1 North Main Street, London, Ohio 43140. Refer to the following map below for further directions.

Madison County, Ohio DUI / OVI Attorney

If you have been charged with DUI / OVI in Madison County, Ohio, contact Johnson Legal, LLC and speak with an experienced Madison County, Ohio DUI / OVI attorney. Attorney David Johnson of Johnson Legal, LLC will discuss your case and assist you in fighting the charges. Call (614) 987-0192 or send an email to schedule a consultation regarding your DUI / OVI case.

Helpful links for Madison County, Ohio: London Mayor’s Office, Parks and Recreation, Water Department, City Council

London, Ohio Police Department

Glenn Nicole, Police Chief

10 East First Street

London, Ohio 43140

(740) 852-1111 (non-emergency)

911 (emergency)

Madison County Sheriff’s Department

222 Garfield Ave

London, Ohio 43140

(740) 852-1212 (non-emergency)

911 (emergency)

Madison County Common Pleas Court

Honorable Eamon Costello

1 North Main Street

London, Ohio 43140

(740) 845-1780

City of London Law Director

Zahid H. Siddiqi

102 South Main Street

London, Ohio 43140

(740) 852-2170