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Q: What’s going on with ovi case

Got charged with ovi on May 8th. On July 20th my I went to court and my lawyer asked that the case be moved from mayors court to county court. The prosecutor told me to expect a letter from county court in the mail in a week. It has now been over two months and nothing and the county court says they have nothing filed for me. It was originally in mayors court and was supposed to be moved to county court

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

A: It's hard to say from your brief recitation of facts what is going on. But someone needs to look into it before you wind up with a warrant for missing a court date. OVI cases don't just get moved from one court to another. If it is a felony OVI it may start in a municipal court and be bound over to county court. Is it a felony?

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