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I am a resident of Indiana and got a citation in Ohio it was

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I am a resident of Indiana and got a citation in Ohio it was a misdemeanor to the 4th degree. If i am found guilty in Mason OH you loose your license for 6 months. Does Indianapolis IN have that same law.
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I am very sorry for your situation. Can you please tell me what the misdemeanor was for? Was this a DUI or a driving-related matter?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
The misdemeanor is for drug paraphernalia
Thank you for your reply, Brad. My apologies, but I was offline when you replied.

Yes, in Ohio, any drug conviction causes driver's license suspension for 6 months.

This is not true in Indiana, however. Indiana does not have the same law. In Indiana, unless the misdemeanor directly relates to your driving (i.e. reckless driving, DUI, etc), then it does not affect your one's license. Ergo, it is unlikely that your license in Ohio would be affected if you are convicted.

Now, states do share license suspensions and traffic violations with each other, but only that, and not other convictions. So Ohio should not suspend your license from what you are telling me, if you are convicted.

I hope this helps and clarifies. Good luck.

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