What Happens if I Refuse a Breath or Blood Test?

A common question asked is, should I have just refused to take the breath test? These clients wonder if, instead of blowing over a .08, they would have been better off simply refusing the test. Unfortunately, refusing to take the test carries its own penalties so there really isn’t a right or wrong choice to make.Read more

Penalties For DUI In Virginia

Penalties For DUI A conviction for DUI first offense carries a mandatory minimum fine of $250 and a revocation of your driver’s license for one year. A conviction for DUI second offense carries a mandatory minimum fine of $500 and a revocation of your driver’s license for three years. You may also face a jailRead more

Understanding Your DUI Or DWI Charge

DUI Charges Explained It is important to know that you can face drunk driving charges not only if you are under the influence of drugs, but also if you are under the influence of any drugs or any controlled substance. You are legally driving under the influence if your blood alcohol content is .08 percent orRead more

Is There A Difference Between a DUI and DWI?

Differences Between DUI and DWI In the state of Virginia, both driving under the influence and driving while intoxicated mean the same thing. They are used relatively interchangeably to describe drunk driving. The similarities end, however, if you are on federal property and face charges within federal court. In regards to Federal law, someone facesRead more

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