Driving under the influence is treated as a significant public safety concern by every jurisdiction in Virginia. Lately, few prosecutors are willing to reduce DUI charges, even when the person charged with DUI has a clean criminal record.
The consequences of a DUI conviction are far reaching. If convicted, you will have a permanent criminal record. Your license will be suspended. You will have to attend substance abuse counselling. You will pay significant court costs and fines. You can also face jail time.
But DUI is also an area where having a trained attorney can make the difference between guilt and innocence. DUI case almost always involve scientific evidence. Scientific evidence is complicated and an area that opens the door for mistakes on the part of the police and prosecutors.
Whether you've been charged with your first DUI or you've been charged with your third, you need an attorney who is trained in DUI defense. Such an attorney can make sure you get the best outcome in your case.
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