COLUMBUS (FRANKLIN COUNTY)
Charged with a first time offense OVI in Columbus?
Pulled over for your second OVI in Franklin County?
Refused the breathalyzer test requested by a Columbus police officer?
Failed the field sobriety tests on the side of a Columbus road?
Whatever the facts of your Columbus OVI case, we can help guide you through the legal process in Franklin County to help ensure that you achieve the best possible outcome in your Columbus OVI case.
Attorney Doug Riddell regularly represents clients facing DUI charges in Franklin County, Ohio. If you have been charged with an OVI in Columbus, your case will likely be filed in the Franklin County Municipal Court. The Court is located at 375 South High Street in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Nearly every day, Attorney Doug Riddell is at the Franklin County Municipal Court representing his clients facing DUI / OVI and other misdemeanor charges.
Doug Riddell regularly appears before all of the Franklin County Municipal Judges, including Judge Barrows, Judge Brandt, Judge Glaeden, Judge Green, Judge Herbert, Judge Hummer, Judge O’Grady, Judge Peeples, Judge Pollitt, Judge Salerno, Judge Taylor, Judge Tyack, Judge VanDerKarr and Judge Young.
The Franklin County Municipal Court (located in the heart of Columbus) is one of the largest and busiest municipal courts in the state of Ohio. In 2011 alone, more than 125,000 criminal, traffic and environmental cases were filed in the municipal court.
For defendants, this means that the process in Franklin County can be very stressful and overwhelming. For example, there are frequently long lines and often cattle call appearance times. Unrepresented defendants are frequently the last to be called. Hiring an attorney to help you navigate this fast-paced and hectic court system is invaluable.
We can help.
Doug Riddell has significant experience defending clients facing DUI / OVI charges in the Franklin County Municipal Court. He knows the system inside and out and can offer unique insight into your best options for beating or reducing your charges.
To begin the process and discuss representation for your Columbus (Franklin County), Ohio DUI / OVI, call Attorney Doug Riddell directly at 614-361-2804. Because we know DUI charges rarely happen during 9:00-5:00 working hours, Mr. Riddell is there to take your call after hours, on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
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