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OWI With a Minor in the Vehicle

Have Our Fort Wayne OWI Lawyers on Your Side

While an OWI in Indiana is associated with harsh penalties and expensive fines, an OWI conviction with a minor in a vehicle can result in a felony. At the law offices of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our firm has over 75 years of experience protecting the rights and freedom of all our clients. We possess the extensive knowledge of Indiana laws and court proceedings to help you navigate through the complexities of your case. Do not hesitate to get the results you want.

Penalties for OWI with a Minor in the Vehicle in Indiana

When you are at least 21 years old or older and commit an OWI offense with a minor in your vehicle who is under 18 years of age while your BAC is .15 or higher, you may be charged with a Level 6 felony. A Level 6 felony is punishable by a prison sentence between six months and two and a half years, as well as a maximum fine of $10,000.

However, if you have been convicted of a previous OWI causing serious injury or death within five years, the crime is considered a Level 5 felony. A Level 5 felony is punishable by a prison sentence between one and six years and a maximum fine of $10,000.

How Can Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C. Help Me?

Our Fort Wayne OWI lawyers are prepared to conduct a thorough investigation into your case, analyze evidence gathered by police, and verify if the BAC testing equipment was properly calibrated. We can develop a strong and customized defense strategy to have your charges reduced or case thrown out entirely.

Contact our firm and schedule a free case evaluation today.

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  • Renowned Reputation

    Our firm has built a great reputation due to our proven track record of success in complex cases.

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    Our legal team will provide a vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge. 

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    We understand that time is of the essence. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations.

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    At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our attorneys have a combined 75 years of legal experience. 

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