DWI/DUI Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a lawyer for a DWI/DUI charge?
Although the cards may seem stacked against you, DWI/DUI convictions have very serious and negative consequences that can impact you for the rest of your life. An experienced attorney can employ many methods for disputing and refuting key evidence that can lead to a conviction. Your best defense to a charge of DWI/DUI in Virginia is to hire an experienced attorney to fight for you. Learn the 10 reasons to retain a lawyer if charged with DUI/DWI under s. 18.2266 of the Virginia Code.
What are the penalties for a DUI conviction?
Penalties for a DUI conviction are dependent upon a number of factors, including: your blood alcohol content, the number previous DUI convictions, how long ago each of the previous DUI convictions were, and if you had minors in the car at the time of the incident.
As DUI penalties get increasing harsher with each conviction, especially within a five year period, learn more about DUI penalties and how an experienced traffic attorney like Susan F. Fremit can fight for you.