Tag Archives: Alexandria DUI Lawyer

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 […]

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: 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sentence imposed in General District Court for violating conditions of a DUI plea agreement and ASAP requirements has been REVOKED after Marina’s appeal of that sentence in Circuit Court.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 […]