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Virginia DUI blood defenses- Your essential defensive guide

Virginia DUI blood prosecutions arise in DWI cases where the defendant's blood is drawn to test for the alcohol and drug level in the blood. As a Fairfax DWI lawyer, I have blogged about various aspects of such defense, and this article provides you the...

Breath test refusal convictions are unavailable without a valid arrest

Breath test refusal and blood test refusal are an offense that often is charged along with Virginia DUI prosecutions, when the DWI defezndant declines to submit to such alcohol testing. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I am delighted that the Virginia Supreme Court this month...

Blood alcohol content kept out when 20 minute rule not satisfied

Blood alcohol content (BAC) testing is repeatedly relied on by prosecutors when they try to obtain DWI convictions. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I know the importance of fully challenging such prosecutions at every turn, including working to keep out BAC test results, which can...

Wet reckless results obtained by Fairfax DUI lawyer

Wet reckless is better than a DWI conviction, says Fairfax DUI lawyer Wet reckless (WR) in Virginia typically means amending a DUI charge to reckless driving generally under Virginia Code § 46.2-852 in exchange for completing the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP), driving on...

Enhancing Virginia DUI defense prospects with an expert witness

Enhancing Virginia criminal defense prospects with expert witnesses Enhancing prospects for victory against Virginia criminal and DUI prosecutions sometimes comes in the form of turning to expert witnesses for advice and testimony.  As a Fairfax DWI lawyer, I know that the defendant’s enhancement of chances...

Experts for DUI trials – Fairfax criminal lawyer comments

Experts need to be considered for Virginia DUI trial testimony, says Fairfax criminal lawyer Experts, also known as expert witnesses, often are ideal to bring to Virginia DUI trial dates. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I have used the services of expert witnesses in scores...

DUI drugs case gets converted to reckless dismissal by Fairfax lawyer

DUI drugs case reduced to dismissed reckless driving charge DUI drugs, also known as DUID, in Virginia, means driving under the influence of drugs. As a Fairfax DWI lawyer, I recently obtained a conversion of a DUID marijuana / tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) case to reckless driving,...

Drinking after driving is not a crime says Fairfax DUI lawyer

Drinking after driving is not a crime, says Fairfax DUI lawyer Drinking and driving / DWI is one of the most serious non-violent, non-theft misdemeanors that is prosecuted in Virginia. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I know that consuming beer, wine or alcohol after driving...

Bodycams to expand in Fairfax says Virginia DUI lawyer

Bodycams are being added for Fairfax police, says Virginia criminal lawyer Bodycams for Fairfax police have arrived, with a graduated implementation schedule that reflects reduced tax revenues during the Covid-19 pandemic. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I know that more police departments are adding body...