blood alcohol level
Totality of the circumstances is key in Fairfax DUI defense
Totality of the circumstances (TOC) can be persuasively argued to the defendant's favor against Fairfax DUI prosecutions. As a Virginia DWI lawyer, I know that the legality or not of a DWI arrest requires looking at whether the TOC provided the police probable cause to...
Blood alcohol test exigencies addressed by Fairfax DUI lawyer
When is a blood alcohol test justified without consent nor a search warrant, in a DUI case? When sufficient exigent circumstances exists for doing so.
Challenge Mandatory Minimum Sentencing for Alleged Repeat DWIs
Virginia police and prosecutors love seeking mandatory minimum sentencing in DWI cases for blood/breath alcohol levels allegedly at 0.15 or higher, and for repeat DWI offenses. Mandatory minimum sentencing efforts must always be thoroughly challenged. Thankfully, Virginia DWI law makes clear that mandatory minimum sentencing for...