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Frequently Asked Questions

At The Farrish Law Firm, L.P.A., we are always more than happy to answer your questions. Ask them on the scene of your arrest, at the police station, in our office, on the phone–whenever! Below are questions we frequently receive from clients regarding their DUI or other legal issues.

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky DUI/OVI Frequently Asked Questions

What Should I Do if I’m Pulled Over?

What Steps Should I Take if I’m Pulled Over for Drinking and Driving?

Can I Refuse to Do a Field Sobriety Test?

What Happens if I Refuse a Blood Alcohol Test in Cincinnati, Ohio?

What are Common Types of Field Sobriety Tests I May Perform When Pulled Over?

What is a DUI Checkpoint and How Should I Proceed?

Is It Legal for Police Officers To Search My Vehicle in a DUI Arrest? 

First DUI Offense

Do I Need a Lawyer For My First DUI Offense?

Can I Go to Jail After My First DUI Arrest?

How Does a DUI Affect My Employment or My Education?

First Time DUI Guide

Second Offense

What Can Happen if I’m Arrested for a DUI a Second Time?

Underage DUI

Are There Consequences of a Criminal Offense Different if I’m Under 18?

My Child Has Been Arrested. Where Do I Go From Here?

My Child Is Facing A DUI, How Can I Help Them? 

DUI Consequences & Penalties

Can the Court Impound My Vehicle After I’ve Been Charged with a DUI/OVI?

If I’m Not Arrested for a DUI on the Scene, Will I Face any Charges?

How Do DUI’s Affect CDL’s?

Is My License Suspended Before or After I Go to Court for My DUI?

Can a DUI/OVI Charge Affect My Divorce Settlement?

Are There Different Penalties for DUI and Reckless Driving in Ohio?

How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record in Cincinnati, Ohio?

Can a DUI Be Expunged?

What Do You Need To Know About Ohio DUI?

General Ohio DUI/OVI Questions

If I’m Arrested for a DUI in Northern Kentucky, But I live in Cincinnati, What kind of an Attorney Do I Need?

What is a Felony DUI?

If I’ve Been Arrested for a DUI in the States, Can I still travel to Canada?

Can I Get a DUI for Having Drugs in My System?

How does a BAC Calculator Work?

Can I Get A DUI From Prescription or Over the Counter Drugs?

What Are Common Medications that Impact My Ability to Drive?

What Are The Laws For Alcohol in The Car in Ohio?

DUI/OVI Words to Know

Ignition Interlock Device

Field Sobriety Tests

Alcohol Burn-Off Rate or Metabolism Rate for Alcohol

Breathalyzer Types and Usage 

BAC Explained

Refusal To Blow

Ohio DUI Database

DUI School 

DUI Counseling

Urine Test

Criminal Defense

How Do I Deal with a Low-Level Misdemeanor?