License Suspension

Driving Privileges


Most of our clients are able to avoid jail time. 

License suspension are dependant on your unique circumstances

Driving privleges are denied in extreme circumstances, 

IWe will do our best to keep your fines minimal

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs has become one of the most common criminal charges in the U.S. Consuming even one alcoholic beverage can be enough put you over the legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit of %0.08. A DUI coviction can have a lasting negative impact on your day to day life.



The circumstances of every DUI arrest are unique and is important for you to know your rights under the law. The police have an obligation to follow very specific procedures when making a DUI arrest. Details about their cause to stop your vehicle, administering roadside sobriety tests, and other steps when making a DUI arrest have a great impact on the outcome of your case.


Will I have to go to jail?



How long will my license be suspended?



Can I get temporary driving privleges?



How much are the fines?


Smith Legal Services specizes in OVI / DUI defense in Lorain County, Cuyahoga County and Medina County. Experience and working knoweledge of the current DUI / OVI laws are imperitive to providing the best possible resolution to your DUI / OVI charge. Smith Legal Services has been assisting clients in DUI / OVI defense since 1985. Our offices are convenintly located next door to the Elyria Municipal Courthouse in Elyria. Our Cuyahoga County office is walking distance from the Cleveland Justice Center. 



OVI / DUI Resources


633 West Broad Street, Suite 200

Elyria, Ohio 44035