Whether you have been accused of an OVI or reckless driving, theft or drug possession in the Columbus, Ohio area, your reputation, job and finances as you know them now could be on the line.
If you are facing Ohio criminal charges, the need for an aggressive, hard-hitting Ohio criminal defense attorney cannot be understated. Ohio courts can impose harsh penalties, whether you’re a first time offender or a repeat offender. Our Ohio criminal defense attorneys fight diligently for the rights of our clients for the best outcome possible.
Whether your best outcome comes from a plea negotiation or trial, we work hard to provide the best result possible in your case. Our clients are from all walks of life – from sales professionals to bank tellers; from juveniles to adults.
We can assist you in a wide range of traffic, misdemeanor and felony charges and issues, including:
- Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) / trucking violations
- Criminal Damaging
- Criminal Mischief
- Criminal Trespass
- Disorderly Conduct
- Driving under suspension
- Drag racing
- Drug possession / drug paraphernalia
- Domestic violence
- Failure to Control
- Hit / skip / hit and run / leaving the scene of an accident
- Failure to Comply with the Order or Signal of a Police Officer
- Firearms violation
- Insurance violations (driving under FRA suspension)
- Marijuana possession
- Marijuana paraphernalia
- Marked lanes
- No operator’s license (“No ops”)
- Obstruction of official business
- Open Container Ticket
- Passing bad checks
- Petty theft
- Probation violation
- Reckless driving
- Resisting arrest
- Speeding tickets
- Traffic accidents
- Underage drinking
- Zoning code violations
Understanding Your Ohio DUI / Criminal Case
Never think your case is hopeless – there are numerous Ohio criminal defense strategies that can be deployed to have your case dismissed or the consequences reduced. We act quickly for our clients to help them fight back, no matter what criminal accusations they are dealing with. For example, if you have been arrested for an OVI, we will make sure the officer followed all proper procedures, including having the required probable case and accurate sobriety tests. Douglas Riddell is excellent at spotting faulty police work, and will closely examine your case for any and all flaws in the prosecution’s case.
Never think your case is hopeless – there are numerous Ohio criminal defense strategies that can be deployed to have your case dismissed or the consequences reduced. We act quickly for our clients to help them fight back, no matter what criminal accusations they are dealing with. Even if you have received an unfavorable verdict, we can help with an appeal, expungement or assistance with a bench warrant.
Further, we believe in open communication with our clients, keeping you informed at every step of the Ohio criminal process. We makes sure we are available and knowledgeable not only to address your concerns, but to involve you with the dynamics and strategies of your case. We will meticulously review the prosecution’s evidence, and will leave no stone unturned when fighting for your case.
When so much is at stake, we encourage you to come to Riddell Law, conveniently located near downtown Columbus, Dublin, Upper Arlington and Grandview. We handle criminal defense cases in mayor’s courts and county courts throughout Central Ohio. We will sit down and discuss the specifics of your Ohio criminal case with a free, no obligation consultation. Our goal is to provide high quality legal representation at reasonable rates throughout the Columbus and Central Ohio areas.
To begin the process and discuss representation, call Ohio Attorney Doug Riddell directly at 614-361-2804, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out the confidential contact form to the right. Because we know criminal charges rarely arise during 9:00-5:00 working hours, Mr. Riddell is there to take your call after hours, on evenings, weekends, and holidays.Google+