Tag Archives: 18.2-266

Alexandria VA DUI 2nd Offense, BAC .25 Charge REDUCED – NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: 2nd DUI arrest within 5 years of the first, and a BAC level of .25, under Va Laws 18.2-266 and 18.2-270 produce a mandatory minimum jail penalty of 40 days. Defense prevailed on issues of proving a prior DWI offense and the BAC level, bringing the charge down to […]

NOT GUILTY – 1st Offense DUI with BAC .16 in Fairfax, Virginia

CITY OF FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict at trial for a DUI arrest, Va Law 18.2-266, with a BAC of .16 (which would have resulted in a mandatory minimum 5-day jail sentence if the client was found guilty). Va Law § 18.2-266. Driving motor vehicle, engine, etc., while intoxicated, etc. It […]

Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington

Virginia DWI & DUI Laws and Penalties: VA Law 18.2-266 What is the DUI / DWI law in Virginia? DUI and DWI laws in Virginia are outlined in VA Law 18.2-266, which encompasses DUI, DWI, and DUID as drunk driving criminal offenses. Virginia classifies the DUI / DWI offense as a class 1 Misdemeanor crime under Virginia […]

4th DUI Results in DUI 1st Plea Deal & Only 5 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 4th DUI arrest under Va DUI Law 18.2-266, which can be charged as a felony, instead resulted in a plea deal on a misdemeanor DUI charge as a 1st offense with a penalty of only 5 days in jail (a mandatory minimum penalty for a BAC level greater than .15). Virginia law states: […]

Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Possession of Marijuana, and Other Offenses

SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW Juvenile criminal defense is different under Virginia law from adult criminal defense. Juveniles generally experience more lenient treatment under Virginia Law. Crimes by Juveniles are generally prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution: […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI 18.2-266 REDUCED to Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA, VAMisdemeanor DWI charge in the City of Alexandria under Va Code 18.2-266 after a 4-vehicle collision on I395 resulted in an AMENDMENT and REDUCTION of the charge to Reckless Driving, with an agreed-upon penalty of a fine, 6 months of license suspension, and alcohol classes. NO JAIL TIME, no DWI conviction. Alexandria DWI Attorney […]

Alexandria Virginia 2nd DWI Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: After almost 2 years of litigation, a second arrest for a Virginia DWI charge under 18.2-266 resulted in DROPPED CHARGES for insufficient evidence to prosecute. All related charges, including misdemeanor charges, were also DROPPED. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Read […]

Alexandria DUI 18.2-266, BAC .24 REDUCED to Reckless Driving – NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA:DUI charge in the City of Alexandria under Va Code 18.2-266 after a 4-vehicle collision and a BAC of .24, a class 1 misdemeanor offense punishable by up to 1 year in jail and which would normally require 10 days of mandatory minimum jail time, resulted in an AMENDMENT and REDUCTION of the charge […]

Fairfax DWI Vehicle Collision Case Resulted in No Jail Time & Dropped Charges

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI Charge under VA Code 18.2-266 for vehicle collision car accident, and throwing glass bottle out of window prior to collision, resulted in NO JAIL TIME, first time offender treatment, and dropped charges for 3 related charges. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. […]

Second DWI in Fairfax, BAC .20, REDUCED and Resulted in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Second Offense DWI Charge under 18.2-266 with a BAC of .20 after vehicle collision was REDUCED to a DWI 1st with no BAC level, and finalized with no jail time, just ASAP, a fine, and License suspension. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia. […]

Alexandria Virginia Car Accident DWI Charge BAC .15 REDUCED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-266 DWI, charged after vehicle collision, with a BAC level of .15, resulted in REDUCTION of the charge to a regular, in enhanced DWI, with 1 weekend to serve in jail. Multiple prior criminal offenses on record. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, […]

Arlington Virginia Reckless Driving 95/55 while DUI Results in DISMISSED Charges and 4 Days in Jail

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A first DUI (18.2-266) offense while Reckless Driving 95/55 (46.2-862), second offense, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the Reckless Driving charge (which generally carries a day in jail for every mile over 90), a DISMISSAL of the Refusal to Submit to Breath Test charge (18.2-268.3), and 4 days to serve […]

Fairfax VA DWI 2nd Offense in 5 Years with BAC .16 REDUCED, Removing 10 Days of a Mandatory Minimum Jail Sentence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Second DWI Offense in a 5 Year period, an elevated charge under Va. Code 18.2-266 with a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 20 days of incarceration, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Second DWI Offense in a 10 Year period, which reduced the mandatory minimum time to 10 days of […]

First Offense DUI Appeal Results in REDUCED Penalties in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DUI conviction under Va Code 18.2-266 for allegations of falling asleep behind the wheel in an intersection while under the influence of alcohol resulted in REDUCED penalties after an Appeal of the original sentence, with no active jail time and a standard first offender penalties.

Fairfax Virginia First Offense DWI Charge BAC .17 REDUCED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DWI Charge under Va. Code 18.2-266, with a BAC level of .17 (which carries an automatic penalty increase to 5 days in jail as a mandatory minimum due to the elevated blood alcohol content above .15 for first time offenders) was REDUCED to an unenhanced DUI and resulted […]

Pentagon DUI Charge REDUCED to Reckless Driving, Federal DWI Charge DISMISSED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY FOR THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Federal DUI charge (32 CFR 234.17 / 18.2-266) on the Pentagon reservation in Arlington Virginia was REDUCED to Reckless Driving; related DWI and driving charges were DISMISSED. Penalties for the reduced offense included no jail time, just 6 […]

NOT GUILTY in Alexandria Virginia DUI Trial, NOT GUILTY of Reckless Driving

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 and related Reckless Driving Charge, with a variety of defense motions, resulted in a Not Guilty win for the defense on all charges when the defense won the first motion to suppress based on an unconstitutional stop of the client’s vehicle.

DUI Trial Results in No Jail Sentence in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DUI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 resulted in no jail penalties and standard first offender treatment.

Virginia DUI BAC .17 REDUCED to Reckless Driving with No Jail Time | Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI under Va Code 18.2-266, BAC level of .17 (which is associated with a 5-day mandatory minimum sentence if convicted), was REDUCED to a Reckless Driving charge with no jail time. The penalties were just a $200 fine, completion of ASAP classes, 6 months with a restricted license and good […]

Arlington Virginia DWI Charge BAC .18, Prior DUI and Drug Record, Results in No Jail Time

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a preliminary breath test result of .18 and the officer claiming driving speed of 100 MPH, resulted in a plea deal with no active jail time. Client’s criminal record included prior DUI and drug charges.

Alexandria Virginia DUI REDUCED to Reckless Driving with No Jail Time and No License Suspension

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI arrest for Va Code 18.2-266, BAC level of .12, was REDUCED to a Reckless Driving Generally charge, Va Code 46.2-852, with no jail time and no license suspension. The penalties were just a $200 fine, completion of ASAP classes, and good behavior for one year. A related Reckless Driving […]

Trial for DUI and Reckless Driving 90 MPH in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: A trial for a DUI charge (BAC .12) and Reckless Driving by Speed charge for driving over 90 MPH in a 55 zone, resulted in a reduced speed on the Reckless charge, no jail time for the client, and minimum first time offender penalties. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District […]

Car Accident DUI in Arlington Virginia, No Jail Time

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI charge after a car accident (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in only the minimum penalties under the code, with no active jail sentence.

Alexandria Virginia DWI Trial Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI trial for VA Code 18.2-266 resulted in minimal penalties and no active jail time.

DUI First Offense in Arlington Virginia Resulted in Minimal Penalties

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI charge for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .17 (VA Code 18.2-266), resulting from a stop based on the driver almost crashing into a police cruiser that had its lights and sirens on while pulling over another driver – resulting in the police officer abandoning his initial […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI & Reckless Driving Trial Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DWI (VA Code 18.2-266) and for Reckless Driving by Speed (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a reduced Reckless charge and no jail time for the .14 DWI, and minimum first offender penalties. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about […]

DUI in Arlington Virginia Charge DROPPED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI charge for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .16 (VA Code 18.2-266), where client was facing a mandatory minimum of 5 days in jail, was WON when the government had to DROP the charges.

Alexandria Virginia DUI / DWI Charge DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI arrest and charge for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .10 (VA Code 18.2-266) was WON when the judge granted the Defense Motion to Suppress all evidence stemming from the arrest that we argued was unsubstantiated by probable cause, and the government was forced to DISMISS the […]

Virginia 2nd DWI / DUI in 5 years REDUCED to a First Offense

PRINCE WILLIAM, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI / DWI charges / arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 for a second DUI offense within 3 years of the first conviction, charged as 2nd offense in 5 years, which carries a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 20 days if convicted, was REDUCED to a first offense with first […]

2nd DUI / DWI & Refusal in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED / DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI / DWI charges / arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 for a second DUI offense within months of the first conviction in the same county, charged as 2nd offense in 5 years, was REDUCED to 2nd offense in 10 years, allowing the client to obtain a restricted driver’s license within 4 […]

Car Accident DWI / DUI in Fairfax Virginia BAC .22 REDUCED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI / DWI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 after a 3 vehicle accident with an elevated BAC level of .22, which required 10 days of mandatory minimum jail time and additional jail penalties for causing a 3-car collision while under the influence, was REDUCED to a DUI at a reduced […]

Alexandria Virginia DUI / DWI with BAC .17 REDUCED with NO JAIL Penalties after Appeal

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: DUI /DWI under VA Code 18.2-266 with an elevated BAC level of .17, which required 5 days of mandatory minimum jail time, was REDUCED on appeal (after a guilty finding and a sentence of 5 days in jail in General District Court). The appealed case resulted in a reduction […]

Arlington Virginia DWI REDUCED to Reckless Driving w/ Just a Fine

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI / DWI (VA Code 18.2-266) was REDUCED to a Reckless Driving offense with a $250 fine. No jail time, no ASAP classes, no license suspension with this offense. A related non-criminal civil infraction for Refusal to Submit to Breath Test resulted in the standard 12 month loss of license.

DWI in Alexandria Virginia Trial Results in NO JAIL

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI trial for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .10 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in minimum penalties and no active jail time, with a restricted driver’s license.

DUI Trial in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DUI trial for BAC of .14 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in standard minimum penalties and no active jail time.

Robbery Charge in Arlington VA Bond Motion Granted Despite Presumption Against Bond, Client Released

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Bond motion in a case with a presumption against bond due to Robbery, False Report to Law Enforcement, and DUI charges was granted, with a low bond of $3,500. Client released. Arlington General District Court, 1425 N Courthouse, Arlington, VA 22201. Read more about Bond Motions here: Bond Motions and Virginia […]

Alexandria DUI with BAC .23 REDUCED to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL TIME

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: DWI / DUI arrest after a vehicle collision with a blood test BAC of .23 (VA Code 18.2-266), requiring a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 10 days as charged, was AMENDED AND REDUCED to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL TIME, only completion of ASAP classes, a $200 fine, and a restricted […]

DUI in Fairfax Virginia with Blood Test BAC .14 Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Charge DROPPED for first DUI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266 after a car accident and blood test of .14 BAC.

2nd DUI in Alexandria Within 2 Months of 1st DWI in Fairfax Results in Minimum Jail Time

ATTORNEY RESULT, ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA: A second DUI Offense under VA Code 18.2-266, accompanied by four related misdemeanor and traffic infractions for Driving on Suspended License (VA Code 18.2-272) and the like, taking place within 2 months of the first DUI conviction in Fairfax Virginia, resulted in: only 20 days to serve – the bare minimum […]

Juvenile DWI / DUI in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Improper Driving with Only a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Juvenile’s DWI / DUI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266.1 was significantly REDUCED and AMENDED to Improper Driving, a citation with only a $300 fine. No loss of license, no ASAP classes, nor any other limitations of a DUI conviction.

Virginia DUI 18.2-266 Charge DROPPED

VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: CEO client was arrested for a DUI under VA Code 18.2-266. Ms. Medvin was able to get the charge DROPPED at the first hearing due to insufficient evidence. Related Refusal charge resulted in loss of driving privileges in Virginia.

2nd DUI Arrest in Alexandria VA, BAC .19, Within Months of 1st DWI Arrest in Prince William RESULTS in 5 days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Second DUI arrest under VA Code 18.2-266, with an elevated BAC level of .19, and taking place 7 months after a prior DWI arrest in Prince William County, resulted in a DUI 1st conviction with only 5 days to serve, with the other standard DUI penalties. A related Driving on a Suspended License […]

2nd DUI in 3 Months, with Refusal and Driving on a Suspended License, Sentenced to 30 days

FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Second DWI arrest, taking place in Fairfax County 3 months after a prior DUI conviction in Arlington, (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in only 30 days to serve, with the other standard DUI penalties. Related Refusal charge and Driving on a Suspended License charge were both dropped.

DUI in Arlington Virginia w/ BAC .16 REDUCED and Sentenced to 2 Days in Jail

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC level of .16 – which carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 5 days in jail – was REDUCED to a regular DUI offense and sentenced to two and a half days to serve, amongst the other first […]

DUI ASAP Probation Violation Charge in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Probation violation charge (VA Code 19.2-306, 18.2-271.1) for a DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .16 and 175 days in jail from the client’s previously suspended sentence hanging over the client’s head has been DISMISSED. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained […]

Eluding Police & DUI in Arlington Virginia BAC .18 Results in 5 Days in Jail

Arlington, Virginia: Eluding Police (Va Code 46.2-817) while driving drunk at a BAC level of .18 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in the minimum penalties for each offense, with just 5 days to serve.

18.2-266 DUI in Alexandria Virginia BAC .20 and Car Accident – Results in 5 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: DWI, DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .20 and a car accident with property damage resulted in 5 days to serve on weekends. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

Federal DWI in Alexandria Virginia BAC .18 REDUCED & Results in NO JAIL in United States District Court

ATTORNEY RESULT IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Client was charged with 1) DWI .18, 2) DUI, 3) Reckless Driving, and 4) expired registration. The first count was REDUCED to a DUI of .14 with a penalty of 12 months of probation, a $300 fine, alcohol classes, […]

DUI Drunk Driving Charge in Arlington Virginia BAC .16 REDUCED and Sentenced to 2 Days in Jail

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .16 was reduced to DUI with BAC of .14 or less, with just 2 and 1/2 days to serve and the standard first offender treatment. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, […]

Obstruction of Justice Charges DROPPED, DUI in Alexandria Virginia BAC .22 Results in 15 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Client had prior DUI in another state, along with 7 other criminal convictions, received 4 new charges in Alexandria. DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .22 resulted in conviction for a regular first offense DWI charge with no penalty enhancement, nor language as to the BAC […]

Virginia Refusal Charge DISMISSED, First Offense DUI BAC .17 in Results in NO JAIL

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Refusal to submit to breath / blood test (Va Code 18.2-268.3) charge was DISMISSED, while the first offense DUI charge (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in no active jail time. Arrest for DWI from a DUI checkpoint. Failed field sobriety tests and a PBT of .17. Read more about DUI […]

2nd DUI in Fairfax Virginia in 5 Years, Mandatory 30 days in Jail, REDUCED to 1st Offense w/ 5 Days to Serve

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Second offense in less than 5 years, class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266), with an elevated BAC of .16, which carried a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 30 days and a maximum of one year, was REDUCED to a first offense with only 5 days to serve. […]

DUI and Refusal to Submit to Breath Test in Alexandria Virginia Trial Results in Dismissal and NO JAIL

Alexandria, Virginia: After a trial, the judge DISMISSED the Refusal to submit to breath / blood test (Va Code 18.2-268.3), and didn’t order any active jail time for the DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266). Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

DUI / DWI in Fairfax Virginia 2nd Offense REDUCED to 1st Offense w/ No Jail

Arlington, Virginia: Second offense class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266), with mandatory minimum jail time, was REDUCED to a first offense with no active jail time. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

DUI Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Charge Results in No Jail – Arlington VA

Arlington, Virginia: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in no active jail time, a fine of $300, ASAP classes, and loss of driving privileges in Virginia. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

Alexandria Virginia DUI Charge, First Offense, Results in No Jail Time

Alexandria, Virginia: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266). While this was the client’s first DWI charge, the client had a prior felony conviction. Client walked away with no active jail time, a fine of $250, and the standard DUI disposition of ASAP classes, and loss of […]

DUI + Reckless + Refusal Charges in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266), Refusal to submit to a breath / blood test, and misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55. The Refusal and Reckless Driving charges were DROPPED and client walked away with a DUI plea with […]

DUI / DWI in Alexandria Virginia BAC .16 Sentenced to Minimum

Alexandria, Virginia: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266). The elevated BAC of .16 carried a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 5 days. (Under Virginia Law, all DUI charges with a BAC above .15 have a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 5 days.) Client was permitted to […]

Drug Related DUI and Hit and Run Charge in Virginia REDUCED to Reckless Driving with NO JAIL

Northern Virginia: Following multiple hit and run motor vehicle accidents, client confessed to the acts and to taking drugs prior to the accidents. Client was charged with Class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266). RESULT: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving with a fine of $500 and restricted driving privileges in VA […]

Virginia DWI Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

Virginia DWI Attorney Case Result: Following a serious motor vehicle accident, client was charged with Class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266) and a Refusal to take a breath or blood test. The DUI charge was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. The non-criminal infraction of Refusal to take a breath / blood […]

Virginia Reckless Driving and Driving on a Suspended License Charges DROPPED, Plea to DUI

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving / Speeding (VA Code 46.2-862) and Class 1 Misdemeanor Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License were DROPPED with a plea to the DUI / DWI charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with no additional jail time than the mandatory minimum time of 5 days for a […]

Virginia: Felony Eluding and Reckless Driving while DUI – 6 Charges DROPPED

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A repeat offender (with 12 prior felony and misdemeanor convictions) was charged with 8 total criminal offenses – felony endangerment / eluding police (VA Code 46.2-817), misdemeanor 2nd DUI in 5 years (VA Code 18.2-266), misdemeanor reckless driving (VA Code 46.2-852), misdemeanor driving on a suspended license after a […]

DUI Appeal in Fairfax Virginia – 30 Day Active Jail Sentence REVOKED after Appeal

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Marina was retained to appeal a DWI conviction in General District Court. The 30 day active jail sentence imposed in General District Court for violating conditions of a DUI plea agreement and ASAP requirements has been REVOKED after Marina’s appeal of that sentence in Circuit Court. The client walked out of the courthouse […]

NOT GUILTY of DUI in Alexandria VA

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY trial verdict for Misdemeanor DUI charge under VA law 18.2-266. The DUI was charged after a vehicle collision which resulted in serious injuries. Read more about DUI Law: Virginia DUI Laws, Penalties and Defenses Explained by DWI Attorney for Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington.

Fairfax Virginia DUI Charge with .15 BAC REDUCED and results in NO JAIL TIME

Fairfax County, Virginia: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266) – with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of .15. Under VA law, he was facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 5 days and a maximum sentence of up to 1 year in jail, license suspension for 12 months, […]

Felony Hit and Run in Arlington Virginia while DUI, 2nd Offense, RESULT in 30 days in Jail

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Felony Hit and Run charges under VA law 46.2-894 for an accident in Arlington, VA, while also driving drunk for the second time in 5 years under Va Law 18.2-266, resulted in prosecution on both charges after two witnesses came forward. Client was facing a maximum of 11 years in prison on both charges, a […]

DUI Arrest in Fairfax Virginia Results in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was charged with a Drunk Driving violation (VA Code 18.2-266 – a class 1 misdemeanor offense) – with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of .12. Under VA law, she was facing a mandatory license suspension for 12 months, up to 1 year in jail, up to a […]

DUI / DWI in Virginia BAC .18 and Reckless Driving Charges REDUCED / DISMISSED, 2 Days in Jail

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was charged with a serious Drunk Driving violation (VA Code 18.2-266 – a class 1 misdemeanor offense) with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of .18. Under VA law, he was facing a mandatory minimum of 5 days in jail for having a BAC above .15. He was also […]

2nd DUI in 5 Years in Fairfax Virginia, Refusal, Driving on Suspended License

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Client was facing 3 criminal charges: Misdemeanor DUI Second Offense (VA Code 18.2-266), Misdemeanor Refusal to Submit to a Breath / Blood test, and Misdemeanor Driving on Revoked License Pursuant to DUI conviction. The evidence in this case overwhelmingly favored the government, as the client was recorded by the police […]

DWI in Arlington Virginia BAC .15 and Refusal Charges DISMISSED / REDUCED w/ NO JAIL

Arlington, Virginia: Misdemeanor DUI (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .15 (mandatory minimum jail sentence level) and a Misdemeanor Refusal (VA Code 18.2-268.3) charge resulted in a plea of guilty to the DUI with NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME (90 days in jail sentenced but all were suspended) $300 active fine, ASAP, and license suspension […]