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Virginia Wet reckless obtained by Fairfax DUI lawyer on 0.17 BAC

Virginia wet reckless (VWR) settlements are not automatically unreachable merely because your DUI case breath or blood test result involves an alleged blood alcohol content (BAC) at 0.15 or higher, which triggers Virginia's mandatory minimum five days in jail if convicted of such a DWI...

Conventional wisdom gets conventional results, says Fairfax lawyer

Conventional wisdom can end up getting you nothing better than conventional results in Virginia criminal court. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer and criminal defense lawyer, I do not stick to the beaten path for the mere purpose of doing so, nor do I engage in...

Patient negotiating by Fairfax lawyer converts DUI case to reckless

Patient negotiating is an essential approach and art before rushing to a trial when such results have a high chance of losing. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I have repeatedly experienced this truism, where on the first trial date the prosecutor does not budge or...

Virginia blood DUI defense addressed by Fairfax criminal lawyer

Virginia blood DUI defense is not a mere variation on defending DWI cases involving breath testing or no blood alcohol content (BAC) testing at all. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I fully prepare these and all criminal defense cases for victory at trial, and obtained...

Virginia DUI dealing must be backed by trial readiness

Virginia DUI dealing -- and all criminal defense negotiations -- must be fully backed by trial readiness. My Fairfax criminal defense lawyer experience and approach is always to take this path, for a multitude of reasons. First, a Virginia defendant must make his or her choice...

Fairfax prosecutions and negotiating away DUI charges

Fairfax prosecutions for jailable offenses -- as with prosecutions anywhere -- call for obtaining the right criminal defense attorney for you, and to work closely with that attorney. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I repeatedly tell my clients that the outcome of their case is...

Virginia reckless result by Fairfax DUI lawyer in contrarian fashion

Virginia reckless driving (VRD) results are never guaranteed in negotiating a DWI settlement. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I obtained such a result this week, which was contrarian in this nearby jurisdiction known historically to have prosecutors who rarely offer to convert DWI counts (under...

Fairfax second criminal trial dates bring new possibilities and risks

Fairfax second General District Court criminal trial dates can involve new prosecutors and judges, and new chances and hurdles Fairfax second General District Court (GDC) criminal trial dates are common, but not assured for non-Virginia DWI cases (Fairfax criminal GDC procedures generally permit continuances from...

Virginia DUI convictions are risked even with your silence & inaction

Virginia DUI convictions are risked even when a DWI suspect declines to answer police questions, refuses law enforcement requests for field sobriety testing, and passes on the cop's offer to blow pretrial into a preliminary breath test (PBT) alcohol-testing machine. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer,...

Blowing or bleeding- Does a Virginia DUI defendant get to choose?

Blowing into the breathalyzer / Intox EC/IR II machine is distasteful to many Virginia DUI arrestees who know that a blood test can reduce the gross inaccuracies that too often accompany breath testing for blood alcohol concentration (BAC). As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I repeatedly...