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DUI/OVI with Drugs in Cincinnati

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Alcohol isn’t the only substance that can get you accused of driving under the influence. There are a number of other chemical substances that can impair your ability to drive safely, including both illegal narcotics and legal over-the-counter or prescription drugs. If you have been pulled over and arrested for drugged driving (DUID), you should waste no time in contacting an experienced attorney as soon as possible. The highly qualified Cincinnati DUI lawyers at Patituce & Associates are standing by to offer you the immediate help you need to defend your rights, freedom, and driving privileges.

Contact us today at (513) 657-2440 to discuss your case and legal options.

Driving Under the Influence of Legal Drugs

Most people are aware that it is both unsafe and highly illegal to drive under the influence of illegal narcotics like marijuana, heroin, cocaine, and other hard drugs, but did you know that certain legal and widely available medicines can hinder your ability to drive?

We’ve handled cases involving:

  • Antidepressants
  • Decongestants
  • Sedatives and sleeping pills
  • Pain medications
  • Antihistamines
  • Cough medicines

Although they are legal, these medications can cause drowsiness and other forms of impairment. There are plenty of defenses that may apply to these types of cases, however, so it is important to discuss the details of your case with an experienced attorney. Our Cincinnati OVI defense lawyers will determine the best defense option for you and fight for a reduction or dismissal of your DUID charges.

Penalties for Drugged Driving in Ohio

A conviction for driving under the influence of drugs comes with serious penalties in Ohio. These include up to 180 days in jail, a fine of up to $1,075, mandatory enrollment in a drug and alcohol awareness program, a driver’s license suspension, drug testing, and more for a first offense. Penalties for subsequent offenses are even more harshly punished.

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A skilled DUI defense attorney in Cincinnati, OH from Patituce & Associates can protect you by exposing weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you, such as revealing a problem with your drug test, proving that you were using your valid prescription properly, or by showing that you were unlawfully stopped by law enforcement. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty – just because you have been accused does not mean that there is no hope for a positive outcome. Our experienced firm has successfully handled countless DUI cases involving all circumstances and achieved favorable results in even the most complex cases.

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Recent Victories
  • Significant Reduction, Probation Aggravated Burglary: State v. Boscarello, Cuyahoga County
  • Plea and Record Expunged Aggravated Theft: State v. Bailey, Cuyahoga
  • Not Guilty at Trial Attempted Murder/Felonious Assault: State v. Brandon Betliskey
  • Case Dismissed Child Pornography: State v. J.S. (A juvenile) Youngstown
  • Not Guilty at Trial Domestic Violence: Rocky River v. D.F.
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Trafficking: State v. Beckwith, Cuyahoga County
  • Charges Dismissed Drug Trafficking: State v. Bittner, Lorain County
  • Evidence Suppressed, State Lost the Appeal DUI / OVI: City of Cleveland v. Oles
  • Case Dismissed DUI / OVI: Cleveland v. Al-Nazer (2012 TRC 040781)
  • Case Dismissed DUI/OVI w. a weapon: State v. Al-Nazer (Cuyahoga Case No. 13-575491)
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  • Our Attorneys Have Taken Cases to Jury Trials Over 200 Times.

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  • Our Team Has Over 70 Years of Combined Experience.

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