Choosing a seasoned OVI DUI lawyer is crucial. The biggest challenge is knowing whether an attorney truly has the skills, knowledge, training, tools, resources, and strategies that are needed to successfully resolve and win OVI/ DUI cases.
Candace Kim-Knox has extensive knowledge in OVI/ DUI law. She has completed the DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association – the very same course required of Highway Patrolmen.
As a Founding Member of the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, Candace Kim-Knox has also received advanced level training on the strategies that win the most DUI cases at trial or successfully resolve DUI cases for the defense prior to trial, along with having access to resources and tools only a very small percentage of DUI attorneys have.
The penalties for an OVI DUI charge in Ohio are harsh, and should be taken seriously.
Even first time offenders face a minimum of 72 consecutive hours (3-days) up to a maximum of 180 days (6-months) in jail, a minimum 6-month license suspension, a mandatory $375 fine, and the possibility of tougher penalties depending on the variables of your DUI offense. Commercial (CDL) drivers have additional regulations and requirements that must be taken into account.
Combined with the public pressuring courts for harsher penalties, and prosecuting attorneys’ interest in pleasing the state and pushing for maximum penalties, going to court alone against an OVI/ DUI charge has left many people with damaged careers and finances or sitting in a jail cell.