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Driving Under Suspension Charge Dismissed Due to Failure by BMV to Provide Notice of Suspension

February 18, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus Traffic Law   |   Comments Off on Driving Under Suspension Charge Dismissed Due to Failure by BMV to Provide Notice of Suspension

In order to be convicted of driving under suspension, the Ohio BMV must have – at the very least – mailed a notice of your suspension.   One Ohio case – State v. Walker, 2010-Ohio-3043 – demonstrates this rule.   If you are pulled over for driving under suspension before the BMV sends a notice of […]

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OVI Conviction Overturned For Lack of Evidence of “Operation”

October 28, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on OVI Conviction Overturned For Lack of Evidence of “Operation”

In Cleveland v. Dumas, Defendant was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving under suspension, failure to comply, and failure to wear a seat belt.  He was charged under the Cleveland CIty Ordinance, which is substantially the same as the Ohio OVI laws.  He pled not guilty. Counsel filed a motion to suppress, arguing that he […]

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