If you have been charged with a DUI / OVI, traffic, speeding offense, driving under suspension, theft, shoplifting, or other criminal charge in Mason or Deerfield Township, Ohio, your case will likely be filed in the Mason Municipal Court. The Mason Municipal Court hears felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases that occurred in Mason or Deerfield Township, including DUI / OVI cases.
MASON MUNICIPAL COURT
DUI, TRAFFIC & CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
WHAT IS THE MASON MUNICIPAL COURT?
As noted above, the jurisdiction of the Mason Municipal Court includes both Mason and Deerfield Township in Warren County, Ohio. There have been only four judges serving the court since its establishment in the 1960s. The current Mason Municipal Court judge — Judge D. Andrew Batsche — has been on the bench since January of 2008. Before him, his father, the Honorable Judge David K. Batsche, served as the Mason Municipal Court judge for thirty years.
For its caseload, in 2011, the Mason Municipal Court handled more than 5,200 traffic cases, 435 OVI cases and over 1,100 criminal misdemeanor cases. The majority of the cases were originated by the Ohio State Patrol, the Mason Police Department and the Deerfield Township Post of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.
DOES YOUR FIRM HANDLE SPEEDING TICKETS?
Yes. Our firm defends clients facing all types of traffic and speeding tickets in the Mason Municipal Court, including:
I WAS ARRESTED FOR A DUI IN MASON, SHOULD I HIRE A LAWYER?
When faced with a DUI, traffic, speeding or other criminal charge in Mason or Deerfield Township, contacting an experienced Ohio attorney is essential. An attorney familiar with Ohio’s OVI laws can help you to identify available defenses that could lead to a reduction or even dismissal of your OVI charges. When so much is at stake, it is not worth taking your chances in court.
Even if you don’t decide to a hire an attorney in the end, it is at worth it at the very least to speak with an attorney about your case. A DUI attorney that practices in Mason can give you a good idea about the potential penalties you are facing and your options if you decide to go it alone.
IF I HIRE YOUR FIRM AS MY ATTORNEY, WHAT WILL YOU DO FOR ME?
Our job as your attorneys is to zealously represent you in court and to try our best to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed. Your options for reduction or dismissal of the charges will depend on the facts of your case, your record and where your case is brought. Not every case can be beat, but many can.
For example, if you are facing an OVI in the Mason Municipal Court, we would examine the evidence against you (which the prosecutor is required to provide in discovery) and ask:
- Did the arresting officer properly follow all of the proper protocols?
- Did the officer issued all required warnings?
- Did the officer properly administer all of the roadside field sobriety tests?
- Did the officer perform the search, tests and arrest lawfully?
If there were flaws in the traffic stop, such as a lack of probable cause to pull you over, or if the breathalyzer machine was defective or improperly calibrated, there may be an opportunity to exploit these flaws to your advantage for a reduction or dismissal of the OVI charge.
At Riddell Law, we regularly represent clients faced with OVI, traffic, speeding and other criminal charges in jury trials, bench trials and motion hearings throughout Ohio. We represent clients facing charges throughout Cincinnati, including in the Mason Municipal Court, in cases ranging from speeding to first-time offense OVI offenses to repeat offender OVI charges carrying significant penalties, including jail time.
If you hire Riddell Law as your attorney, we will advise and help you through each step of the criminal process. Having handled hundreds of OVI and criminal matters, we understand how stressful it can be to face criminal charges — particularly when your job could be at stake. We understand the consequences and work diligently to achieve the best result possible given the facts of your case.
I Want A FREE Consultation. Who Should I Call?
To begin the process and discuss representation for your Mason or Deerfield Township, Ohio DUI / OVI, speeding, traffic or criminal charge, call Attorney Doug Riddell directly at 513-655-7240. Because we know DUI and criminal charges rarely happen during 9:00-5:00 working hours, we are there to take your call after hours, on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
WHERE IS THE MASON MUNICIPAL COURT?
MASON MUNICIPAL COURT RESOURCES
The Mason Municipal Court is located at 5950 Mason Montgomery Road in Mason, Ohio.
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