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 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 […]

DUI Appeal in Fairfax Virginia – 30 Day Active Jail Sentence REVOKED after Appeal

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Marina was retained to appeal a DWI conviction in General District Court. The 30 day active jail sentence imposed in General District Court for violating conditions of a DUI plea agreement and ASAP requirements has been REVOKED after Marina’s appeal of that sentence in Circuit Court. The client walked out of the courthouse […]

Fairfax Virginia DUI Charge with .15 BAC REDUCED and results in NO JAIL TIME

Fairfax County, Virginia: Client was charged with class 1 misdemeanor DUI Drunk Driving (VA Code 18.2-266) – with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of .15. Under VA law, he was facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 5 days and a maximum sentence of up to 1 year in jail, license suspension for 12 months, […]

DUI Arrest in Fairfax Virginia Results in NO JAIL TIME

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was charged with a Drunk Driving violation (VA Code 18.2-266 – a class 1 misdemeanor offense) – with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of .12. Under VA law, she was facing a mandatory license suspension for 12 months, up to 1 year in jail, up to a […]