1. 5 Holiday Tips from an OVI Lawyer

    We are now entering the holiday season, and that means celebrations with family and friends, amazing food, and, more likely than not, a few drinks. The DUI lawyers here at Minnillo & Jenkins Cincinnati don’t want you to limit your celebration, but we do want to help you stay out of trouble and…Read More

  2. Is a DUI a Misdemeanor or Felony? Part Two

    Getting pulled over is a nerve-wracking experience, and getting arrested can be scary, especially if you’re unsure of how you might be charged. There are big differences between a misdemeanor and a felony charge, and a DUI – or operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI), if you are in Ohio …Read More

  3. What is an OVI?

    DUI...DWI...These are terms understood by most people across the country. If you happen to be living in or traveling through Ohio, however, there is another acronym you may come across: OVI. Minnillo & Jenkins cares about protecting the legal rights of Hamilton County citizens and keeping them i…Read More

  4. Making Sense Of The Administrative License Suspension In A DUI

    Q: What is an administrative license suspension (ALS)? A: Any person who is charged with a DUI and either refuses to provide a chemical test, or provides a test that is over the legal limit, will be immediately placed under an administrative license suspension (ALS). This suspension goes into effect…Read More

  5. What Happens If You Get an OVI or DUI?

    As an OVI lawyer, I am often asked, “What can happen if I get an OVI?” This list will simplify the penalties you could face if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation. OVIs are complicated by the fact that the level of your chemical test and any previous OVI offenses can change your pote…Read More

  6. New Law Regarding First-Time OVIs and Driving Privileges

    New legislation – signed by Gov. Kasich on January 4, 2017 – is aimed at reducing the number of repeat OVI offenders. The law is called “Annie’s Law” in response to the tragic death of Annie Rooney, who was struck by an impaired driver. The legislation will allow judges to offer shorter su…Read More