Brunswick County DUI Lawyer

brunswick county is serious about enforcing the drunk driving laws and will make anyone walk the lineA DUI arrest in Brunswick County can be an embarrassing and devastating event. Now is not the time to have a lawyer that is going to lecture you about your choices. The simple fact is, you are in trouble with the law and you need a non-judgmental advocate to give you straightforward advice about protecting you before the Court and presenting your best defense, period. If you have been arrested for DUI in Brunswick County VA, then you need an experienced Brunswick VA DUI Lawyer.

Effective DUI Defense Attorneys

dui trials are held in the brunswick county courthouse Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law possess over 40 years of combined DUI & traffic law experience and are routinely recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers for our legal ability and ethical standards. You can benefit from our experience to defend your Brunswick VA DUI case. We are the skilled Brunswick County VA DUI Lawyers that clients want representing them. We use every resource the law allows, and consider guilty pleas only when they are in the best interest of our clients.

A DUI conviction can have a significant, far-reaching impact on your life. Penalties for a DUI conviction are substantial and often include:

  • Possible incarceration
  • Ignition Interlock
  • Suspension or Revocation of Driving Privileges
  • Expensive fines
  • Probation
  • DUI education courses
  • Significant cost increases to or loss of automobile insurance

Driving Under the Influence Penalties

Conviction for DUI first offense  Mandatory, minimum $250 fine  Driver’s license revocation for one year Conviction for DUI second offense  Mandatory, minimum $500 fine  Driver’s license revocation for three years  Possible jail term up to one year Conviction for DUI second offense within ten years of prior offense carries the following additional penalty  Mandatory, minimum ten-day jail term Conviction for DUI second offense within five years of prior offense carries the following additional penalty  Mandatory, minimum 20-day jail term Three DUI convictions within a ten-year period  Mandatory, indefinite driver’s license revocation  If your driving privilege is revoked for a first or second DUI offense conviction and you receive another DUI, the license revocation period will run consecutively with the existing revocation period. Conviction for DUI third offense or DWI felony  Mandatory, minimum $1,000 fine  Mandatory indefinite driver’s license revocation  Prosecution as a Class 6 felony Conviction for DUI third offense within five years carries the following additional penalty  Mandatory, minimum six-month jail term Conviction for DUI third offense within ten years carries the following additional penalty  Mandatory, minimum 90-day jail term  Permanent forfeiture of your vehicle (if you are the sole owner) Conviction for DUI fourth or subsequent offense  Mandatory, minimum one-year jail term BAC of 0.15% and not higher than 0.20% at the time of arrest  First offense carries a mandatory, minimum five-day jail term in addition to all other penalties  Second offense within ten years carries a mandatory, minimum ten-day jail term in addition to all other penalties BAC of 0.20% or higher at the time of arrest  First offense carries a mandatory, minimum ten-day jail term in addition to all other penalties

Brunswick County DUI Lawyer Client Reviews

Experienced DUI Defense Attorneys Brunswick County

drinking and then driving if intoxicated may likely result in a dui arrest in brunswick va

You need an experienced, dedicated Brunswick Virginia DUI Attorney on your side to help mitigate the effects of a DUI allegation. Our skilled Brunswick DUI Lawyers possess years of experience defending DUI allegations in Brunswick County VA. We will carefully analyze the facts of your case to ensure that all applicable defenses are timely raised on your behalf. A Brunswick VA DUI allegation is charged under Va Code 18.2-266, which states that it shall be unlawful for any person to drive or operate any motor vehicle while such person has a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or more as indicated by a chemical test administered or while such person is under the influence of alcohol, drugs or prescription medication.

Brunswick DUI with 0.23 BAC DISMISSED

Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law are National College for DUI Defense members. An organization that specializes in training DUI lawyers.Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law represented a client who was arrested for DUI some period of time after the alleged incident. The client was located after some period of time at a local convenience store where he was observed consuming alcoholic beverages. The client did not perform any field sobriety exercises but provided a breath sample that was analyzed. The client’s breath test result as determined by the Department of Forensic Science contained a blood alcohol content of 0.23.  The primary issue in the case was what is referred to as ”after consumed alcohol.” The Judge granted a defense motion to strike the admissibility of the breath test evidence, which left the prosecution with insufficient evidence to prove its allegation beyond a reasonable doubt. The case was dismissed.

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By Mitch Wells 11/10/2015 | Updated 5/11/2018

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