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PBT test misinstruction – Virginia DUI lawyer says exclude the result

PBT (preliminary breath test) testing is commonly requested by Virginia police before making a final determination whether to arrest a DUI suspect. As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I have on numerous occasions kept out PBT test results from judicial consideration and then convinced the trial...

Northern Virginia DUI lawyer urges fighting such charges tooth and nail

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...

Virginia DUI Attorney – Overcoming the Car Breathalyzer

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...

Public intoxication law and defense – Fairfax criminal lawyer

Public intoxication arrests run rampant in Virginia. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I remember first witnessing a public intoxication (also known as drunk in public / DIP ) investigation and arrest when two courthouse sheriff's deputies called out for the suspect to "blow, blow, blow"...