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Criminal & Traffic Matters

Ohio criminal laws and Ohio traffic laws both contain nuances that are difficult to understand. Our Dayton Ohio attorneys have extensive experience protecting clients’ rights in criminal and traffic matters. Please check our Ohio Criminal Defense Law Blog to read more about our philosophy and commentary about recent case decisions. We also include practical “legal tips” to help you protect your rights and individual freedoms. If you’re looking for Ohio DUI attorneys with a long history of representing individuals charged with violating either criminal laws or traffic laws, look no further.

Ohio Traffic Laws

Ohio traffic laws govern motorists’ operation of their motor vehicles. Our Ohio attorneys represent individuals charged with DUI/OVI, hit and run, speeding and other minor traffic offenses throughout southwest Ohio. We regularly appear in Courts in Dayton, Kettering, Huber Heights, Fairborn, Beavercreek, Xenia, Miamisburg, Vandalia, New Lebanon and throughout all of Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Warren and Clark counties.

One of the Ohio traffic laws that has some of the harshest penalties is driving while impaired or DUI/OVI. Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues enjoys a long history of representing individuals charged with these type of violations. Please look at our FAQ page for the six most common questions about the Ohio traffic laws of driving while impaired.

Did you know that law enforcement is cracking down on boating under the influence in our area lakes and rivers? Many people ignore Ohio traffic laws which prohibit operating a boat while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Just like operating a car under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the sanctions and penalties if convicted of boating while impaired can be life changing.

Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues also is involved in handling other Ohio traffic laws and alleged violations pertaining to commercial driver’s license cases as well as “hit and run” citations. A commercial driver’s license is a precious commodity for a truck driver. Our law office is near the intersection of Interstate 75 and Interstate 70. Needless to say, the Ohio Highway Patrol and law enforcement can be extremely zealous in their enforcement efforts against truck drivers. Our firm has been successful in representing many truck drivers avoid a conviction of Ohio traffic laws and other ancillary offenses. Any traffic conviction can put your CDL in jeopardy!

Ohio Criminal Laws

We aggressively defend individuals charged with minor misdemeanor criminal law violations as well as stiffer felony matters. In addition, inasmuch as a large part of the firm’s practice deals with Ohio Family Law and Divorce in Ohio, we represent individuals charged with domestic violence as well as violations of Criminal Protection Orders.

We are one of the few law firms located in the Dayton area that represent college and university students for alleged code of conduct infractions and alleged violations of Ohio criminal laws. Our Dayton, Ohio, law office is located in close proximity to many area colleges and universities including the University of Dayton, Sinclair Community College and Wright State University. We are accustomed to receiving late night calls on our 24 hour emergency line from parents seeking a local Ohio attorney experienced in these matters to protect their children’s rights.

If you have been convicted of violating Ohio criminal laws and are serving a prison sentence, our firm also provides representation on both judicial release matters as well as expungement matters. By reading this, hopefully you can tell that we aggressively protect our clients’ rights anytime there are alleged violations of either Ohio criminal laws or Ohio traffic laws.

If you have a case involving either Ohio Criminal Laws or Ohio Traffic Laws we are your attorneys!

If you’ve been charged with violating either Ohio criminal laws or Ohio traffic laws, look no further for an aggressive criminal or traffic defense attorney. Our Dayton Ohio lawyers will use their experience and knowledge of the law to aggressively defend your rights. Call us to schedule an appointment at (937) 293-2141 or if you would prefer, you can use our quick contact form on the right side of this page to contact us online. In addition, we have an emergency phone number (937) 760-4357 which one of our lawyers answers 24 hours a day.

Ohio DUI/OVI Citations

Receiving an Ohio DUI/OVI citation is a serious situation and can land you in jail, impact your job, and limit your ability to drive in Ohio. Click here to learn more about our experienced and aggressive representation we provide our clients who were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Please check out our sister website: Our Dayton  Ohio attorneys are skilled in fighting Ohio DUI/OVI citations. Learn more about Ohio DUI/OVI citations and protecting your rights.

Ohio Boating Under the Influence

Drinking and Boating don’t mix, especially in our Southwestern Ohio area Courts. Our Ohio Boating Under the Influence Attorneys can help keep you out of jail and on the water. Read more about Ohio Boating Under the Influence.

Ohio Hit and Run Citations

A Hit and Run Citation in Ohio is one of the most serious traffic charges you can face. Our Dayton Ohio Traffic Lawyers have experience defending and helping clients who have received Hit and Run Citations. Read more about Hit and Run Citations.

Ohio Commercial Driver’s License Cases

Obtaining and keeping a Commercial Driver’s License is a privilege that can be affected by speeding and other traffic citations. Call our Ohio Lawyers if you have received a citation that puts your Commercial Driver’s License at risk. Read more about Ohio Commercial Driver’s License issues.

Ohio Drug Related Offenses

Being convicted of an Ohio Drug Related Offense can send you to jail, result in hefty fines, and can affect your ability to get a job or drive in Ohio. Our Ohio Criminal Defense Attorneys can help when you or a family member have been charged with an Ohio Drug Related Offense. Read more about Ohio Drug Related Offenses.

Ohio Traffic Tickets

Receiving an Ohio Traffic Ticket is something that can result in fines, court costs, increased insurance premiums, and license suspensions. Our Ohio Lawyers have experience in all of the area courts helping drivers successfully resolve their traffic cases. Read more about Ohio Traffic Tickets.

Ohio Misdemeanor Criminal Citations

Don’t think that a conviction of a misdemeanor has little consequence. If you are found guilty of an Ohio Misdemeanor Criminal Citation, you can receive jail time, fines, probation, and a record that will always show up on a background check. Our Ohio lawyers have the experience you need to help resolve any Misdemeanor Criminal charges.

Ohio Felony Criminal Defense

The best Ohio Felony Criminal Defense is a strong offense aimed at getting your charges dismissed or reduced, and mitigating any penalties. A conviction of a Felony in Ohio can result in you being sent to prison.

Ohio Judicial Release Motions

Ohio Judicial Release Motions must be presented correctly and persuasively because an Ohio inmate only gets one chance to ask for Judicial Release. Be sure you make the most of your one opportunity by using one of our experienced Ohio Lawyers.

Ohio Expungements

Ohio statutes govern the Expungement, or Sealing the Record, of criminal convictions in Ohio. Our Ohio Lawyers can determine if, and when, it is possible to expunge your Ohio conviction, whether it was a Felony or a Misdemeanor.

Ohio Domestic Violence Charges

Ohio Domestic Violence Charges involving a spouse, significant other, or family member require expertise to defend properly. These offenses carry severe penalties including jail time, anger management/drug and alcohol treatment, and Protection Orders for up to 5 years. Our Ohio Lawyers have the experience defending these matters that you need!

Ohio College Student Code of Conduct Infractions and Criminal Offenses

Unfortunately, parents often find out that their son or daughter has been charged with an Ohio College Student Code of Conduct Infraction or Criminal Offense. Our experienced Ohio College Student Code of Conduct Infractions Attorneys can help guide your family through a University’s process for handling these situations.

Contact Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues, LPA, Dayton Ohio Attorneys Now at 937-293-2141!