Tag Archives: DWI in Virginia

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 VA DWI BAC .16 REDUCED, Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A First Offense DWI charge under Va Code 18.2-266 with a BAC level of .16, which carries a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 5 days if convicted, was REDUCED to a regular DWI offense at a BAC above .08, and received standard first offense treatment with no active jail time. […]

Trial for DWI in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor DWI trial for a First Offense DWI with a BAC of .14 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in minimum first offender penalties and no active jail time after the judge ruled that it was “a close case.”

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.