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 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.