Tag Archives: DUI Defense

Arlington Virginia DUI Arrest after Car Accident Resulted in NO JAIL

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DUI arrest, Va Code 18.2-266, after police were called to a car accident in which the client driver collided with vehicle in front, resulted in NO JAIL TIME and standard first offense penalties. (Arlington County prosecutors normally seek jail time in DUI collision cases.) Arlington County General District Court […]

DUI Trial Results in NO JAIL Time, Over Prosecutor’s Opposition and Request for 5 Days in Jail

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 in favor to the Defense request for no jail time and in spite of Prosecutor’s opposition and request for the client to be taken away immediately to serve 5 days in jail.

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 […]

Fairfax Virginia 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana to be DISMISSED, 5th Reckless Driving Misdemeanor REDUCED, and Driving on Suspended Misdemeanor DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: 3 misdemeanor charges resulted as follows: Second charge for Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DISMISSED after 1st Offender treatment, related 5th Reckless Driving by Speed misdemeanor charge (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a regular speeding ticket at a reduced speed, and related Driving on Suspended […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]