Attorney Douglas Riddell regularly represents clients facing DUI / OVI charges in Springfield, Ohio and throughout Clark County. If you have been charged with an OVI in Springfield or in Clark County, your case will likely be filed in the Clark County Municipal Court. The Court is located at 50 E. Columbia St. in Springfield, Ohio.
Like all Ohio municipal courts, the Clark County Municipal Court hears all misdemeanor criminal offenses occurring in Springfield and Clark County. Misdemeanors are criminal charges for which the penalty is less than one year in jail and less than a $1000 fine. Examples of misdemeanor cases include, for example:
- Most first and second offense DUI/OVI cases
- Criminal damaging
- Disorderly conduct
- Domestic violence
- Driving under suspension
- Petty theft / shoplifting
- Obstructing official business
- Resisting arrest
- Underage drinking.