A first offense DUI in Ohio has the following penalties:

ALS (Administative License Suspension) for test refusal = one year license suspension. ALS for a prohibited BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) = 90 day license suspension.

Jail – Minimum of three consecutive days or 3-day driver intervention program. Fine – Minimum $375 and not more than $1,075.

Court License Suspension – 6 months to 3 years, ignition interlock device may be ordered by the Court. Up to 5 years on probation.

If there was a high tier BAC result, an additional 3 days in jail and restricted license plates. These are very serious penalties.

And remember, if you or a family member has been arrested for DUI in the Columbus Area – including: give our office a call at 614-827-2000. We are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Because now is the perfect time to put a team that includes a FORMER POLICE OFFICER and TWO FORMER PROSECUTORS to work….for you!

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