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Fairfax DUI defense and DUI defense throughout Virginia often involves dealing with probation violation charges, and dealing with VASAP (the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program). Probation violation charges are too common but typically avoidable. Registering with VASAP is mandatory for anyone convicted in Virginia for DUI.

Virginia DUI charges should be fought tooth and nail by people charged with such offenses. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know the fallout from a DUI conviction, including loss of liberty through possible jail time and through probation supervision (and, therefore, risk of future jail for any probation violation finding); loss of driving privileges with stingy restricted driving privileges with the ignition interlock when granted; risks to security clearances; risks to such professionals as

Virginia DUI pitfalls loom around virtually every corner for those who get behind the wheel too soon after drinking beer, wine or other alcohol in the Commonwealth. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I address below some practical and less obvious approaches to avoiding becoming a statistic of a DUI arrestee or, worse, a criminal defendant convicted of DUI

As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I know how inaccurate are the breath testing machines used for checking breath alcohol content ("BAC") levels in people. The Intox EC/IR II machine used for introducing BAC evidence are fraught with inaccuracy. Preliminary breath test machines are even more inaccurate, both because of the equipment itself but also because police do not automatically apply the twenty minute observation period required with the Intox EC/IR II. The ignition interlock alcohol testing machine required...

Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz has defended in Vienna for many years. Misdemeanors, DUI cases and traffic infractions allegedly arising in the Town of Vienna are prosecuted by the town attorney at the Town Hall at 127 Center St. S., Vienna, VA 22180, (703) 255-6300. Vienna General...

Fairfax City Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz is headquartered two blocks from the city’s courthouse. Know whether your Fairfax case is at the county courthouse or Fairfax City Hall When charged with a misdemeanor criminal, DUI  or traffic infraction case in Fairfax, Virginia, it is important to...

Loudoun Count, Virginia, borders on Fairfax County, where Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz is headquartered. Jon has been defending clients in the courthouse in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, since 1999, for criminal and DUI cases. The Loudoun County courthouse is a busy one Loudoun County spans...

Virginia Criminal Lawyer Jon Katz has been defending in the commonwealth since 1998. Virginia Criminal Lawyer Jon Katz pursues getting it right the first time Criminal and DUI defense in Virginia in many ways is like engaging in skydiving free-fall or solo highwire rock climbing. The challenge...

Alexandria City’s courthouse is a few miles from Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz’s Fairfax headquarters. Jon Katz defends misdemeanor, felony and DUI clients charged in Alexandria and the other Northern Virginia courthouses. The Alexandria City courthouse on King Street, not to be mistaken with the federal...

Prince William County has one of Virginia’s busiest courthouses. located in Manassas. Virginia Criminal lawyer Jon Katz since 1991 has repeatedly defended clients charged with criminal and DUI offenses in the county court, which is one county away from Jon’s Fairfax County, Virginia office. Although parts of Prince...

Arlington Criminal Lawyer/ Virginia DUI attorney Jon Katz regularly defends in the Arlington County courthouse, since 1999. His satellite meeting office is four blocks from the Arlington courthouse. Arlington is the northernmost county in Northern Virginia, and its courthouse has three Circuit Court judges, three General District Court judges, and...