Virginia DWI & DUI Laws and Penalties: VA Law 18.2-266 Virignia drunk driving laws are outlined in VA Code 18.2-266, which criminalizes DUI, DWI, and DUID as misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses. Virginia classifies first offense and second offense DUI / DWI cases as class 1 Misdemeanor crimes, punishable by up to 1 year in […]
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. […]
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.”
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.