Do You Need A DUI/DWI Attorney In Manassas, VA?
If you are looking for a lawyer who will tirelessly fight to defend you against a dui charge, then you’re in the right place.
At The Irving Law Firm, P.C. our accomplished attorneys collectively have decades of experience protecting client rights in criminal cases. Whether this is your first DUI, or you have had multiple DUI charges, you need to consult with a qualified DUI attorney to make sure your rights are protected in court.
We have successfully handled cases all throughout Virginia, including; Manassas, Prince William County, Fauquier, and other areas throughout the state. We listen intently to our clients, and make sure that their best interests are always represented.
What Does The Law Say About DUI and DWI Laws in Virginia
The Virginia code states that, “it shall be unlawful for any person to drive or operate any motor vehicle, engine or train (i) while such person has a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or more by weight by volume or 0.08 grams or more per 210 liters of breath as indicated by a chemical test administered as provided in this article, (ii) while such person is under the influence of alcohol, (iii) while such person is under the influence of any narcotic drug or any other self-administered intoxicant or drug of whatsoever nature, or any combination of such drugs, to a degree which impairs his ability to drive or operate any motor vehicle, engine or train safely, (iv) while such person is under the combined influence of alcohol and any drug or drugs to a degree which impairs his ability to drive or operate any motor vehicle, engine or train safely, or (v) while such person has a blood concentration of any of the following substances at a level that is equal to or greater than: (a) 0.02 milligrams of cocaine per liter of blood, (b) 0.1 milligrams of methamphetamine per liter of blood, (c) 0.01 milligrams of phencyclidine per liter of blood, or (d) 0.1 milligrams of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine per liter of blood. A charge alleging a violation of this section shall support a conviction under clauses (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), or (v). For the purposes of this article, the term “motor vehicle” includes mopeds, while operated on the public highways of this Commonwealth.” – vacode.org
What Are The Charges/Penalties for DUIs/DWIs in Virginia?
According to drivinglaws.org:
“First offense convictions carry no mandatory minimum period of incarceration for offenders, except if the offender had a minor passenger in the vehicle (mandatory incarceration of five days), if the driver had a BAC in excess of .15 (mandatory minimum incarceration of five days), or the driver had a BAC in excess of .20 (mandatory minimum incarceration of ten days).
The fine is $250, but if there was a minor passenger present, minimum fines increase by at least $500, but to not more than $2,500. Fines do not include expenses incurred related to completion of terms of the sentence or applicable restitution mandated by the courts.
Convictions can be used in determining the nature of second or subsequent DUI offenses for a period of 10 years.”
How To Protect Yourself In A DUI/DWI Case in Virginia?
DUI charge can affect more than just your ability to drive…your freedom and reputation are also at risk.
If you have been charged with a DUI or DWI in Virginia, then you need to make sure you receive quality legal representation that will aggressively defend you in the court room.
A DUI in VA can result in:
- Jail Time
- Driver’s License Revocation
- Alcohol and Substance Abuse Classes
A DUI or DWI conviction may also cost you your current job and even the possibility of securing a future one. Virginia is tough on drunk drivers, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t help you.
Get the justice you deserve by hiring our knowledgeable DUI lawyers. They will expertly maneuver the law, and successfully help you fight back to preserve your good name.
Build Your Defense and Fight Back
Receiving a DUI can be a life-altering experience and the consequences can potentially be very serious.
Our experienced criminal attorneys will help you take on the justice system by building an aggressive defense that will help keep your name protected.
We will relentlessly investigate your charge and challenge police officers and officials to ensure that they:
- Followed all proper procedures
- Identified you fairly and legally
- Properly advised you of your rights
- Pulled you over for legitimate reasons
- Administered the field sobriety tests according to NTSA standards
We will thoroughly examine every aspect of your case attempting to locate avenues to successfully defended against the prosecution.
Our lawyers will display the effectiveness you need and work diligently to try and get you the results that you want.
Contact Us Today!
At The Irving Law Firm, P.C., we collectively offer you decades of success in the courtroom and an abundance of experience with DUI cases in Virginia.
If you want to learn more about your options and are in need of a DUI lawyer in Virginia, feel free to contact us today.
For decades we have provided individuals in Manassas, Prince William, Fauquier, and surrounding cities with excellent legal representation in a wide-range of criminal cases. Let us help you, Contact us now by starting a live chat, calling 703-468-1885, or by filling out the contact form on this page.