Tag Archives: DUI Lawyer in Alexandria

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 […]

Alexandria DUI Collision & BAC .18 Charge REDUCED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA DUI LAWYER CASE RESULT: Alexandria Charge under VA Code 18.2-266 for a DWI, BAC of .18, after a vehicle collision: the law requires a mandatory minimum jail time of 5 days if convicted as charged, a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail. Result: REDUCED to regular first offense DUI. NO JAIL TIME, just […]

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.

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 […]

Federal DWI 2nd Probation Violation Results in NO JAIL Time in Alexandria VA

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: After being convicted of a DUI/DWI offense, client violated his probation with a new alcohol offense conviction for the second time in one year. He received two weeks in a rehabilitation facility, but no jail time and no other amendments to his probation. […]

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 Arrest Results in No Jail & Refusal Charge DROPPED in Alexandria VA

Alexandria, Virginia: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266) together with Refusal and a traffic violation. Client walked away with no active jail time, a fine of $300, and the standard DUI disposition of ASAP classes, and loss of license, with restricted privileges. A the Refusal charge […]

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 […]

4 Federal Charges DISMISSED: Fleeing to Elude Police, Resisting Arrest with plea to DWI in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria: 5 out of 6 Federal criminal charges were DISMISSED immediately, including Fleeing to Elude Police and Resisting Arrest with a plea to the drunk driving charge – 2nd DUI / DWI in 5 years. Instead of […]

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 […]