Lorain, OH asked in DUI / DWI for Ohio

Q: Is your vehicle always impounded after a DUI?

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2 Lawyer Answers

Matthew Williams

  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: No, but it certainly can be.

Jeremiah Justin Denslow agrees with this answer

Jeremiah Justin Denslow

  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Absolutely not. In fact, it's very rare. I normally only see police impound vehicles in DUI cases when the DUI suspect has at least one prior DUI conviction in the past ten years. Think of getting a DUI lawyer involved so he/she can petition the court to release your vehicle immediately. If successful, that'll save you some money in daily storage fees.

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