Wrongful Entrustment Charges Require A Serious Legal Defense
If you allow someone with a suspended license or an unlicensed driver to operate your vehicle in Ohio, you could be charged with wrongful entrustment. This is a serious offense punished as a first-degree misdemeanor, comparable to a DUI/OVI charge. Obtain experienced legal help from a wrongful entrustment lawyer to avoid any serious legal or financial ramifications.
At Robert R. Hart, Jr., Attorney at Law, we have over 30 years’ experience representing people charged with traffic violations throughout Ohio. We have an intricate understanding of how traffic laws are applied in Ohio and will take every measure possible to help you fight a wrongful entrustment charge. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Wrongful Entrustment Is Punishable With Serious Penalties In Ohio
If you are accused of permitting an unlicensed driver to operate your vehicle, obtain experienced legal help. In Ohio, wrongful entrustment is treated similarly to a license suspension. A first-degree offense can be punishable with:
- Up to six months in jail and $1,000 in fines
- Vehicle immobilization for 30 days with a first conviction and 60 days on a second conviction
- Anyone convicted a third time could face the threat of forfeiture
At Robert R. Hart, Jr., Attorney at Law, we offer an aggressive criminal defense strategy against wrongful entrustment charges. I will evaluate the evidence against you to reveal any holes in the prosecution’s case. Our top priority is to help you avoid jail time and other serious ramifications.
Offering An Aggressive Defense Against Wrongful Entrustment Charges
Robert R. Hart, Jr., Attorney at Law will fight for the wrongful entrustment charges to be dropped based on the prosecution’s lack of evidence. We will not hesitate to argue that you had no reason to know the motorist’s license was suspended. If a dismissal is not possible, we will negotiate for reduced penalties. We are committed to helping you navigate the legal system to mitigate any potential penalties.
Let us apply our years of experience and legal skills to your benefit. Contact us online or call 513-549-7483 today to schedule a free initial consultation with a highly skilled Cincinnati, Ohio, traffic violations lawyer.