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Category Archives: DWI

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Crash Between Two Virginia Drunk Drivers Ends in Death and Prison

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A 29-year-old man from Chesapeake, Virginia, received a four-year prison sentence for DUI and DUI involuntary manslaughter after killing another drunk driver in a fatal crash, according to an article by U.S. News & World Report. The deceased driver – a 22-year-old man from Norfolk, Virginia – was at a complete stop on Interstate… Read More »

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One Dead After Virginia Woman Drives Wrong Way While Drunk

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A 25-year-old Virginia woman faces criminal charges for DUI and DUI maiming after killing a man while driving against traffic, according to an article by WTOP. This horrific car accident occurred on November 4, 2017, at approximately 2:07 a.m. At that time, the woman was driving drunk on the wrong side of I-264, heading… Read More »

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Dog Shot & Killed During DUI Arrest in Virginia Beach

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During a traffic stop for a suspected DUI, Virginia Beach police arrested a man as well as shot and killed his dog, according to an article by The Virginian-Pilot. Responding to reports of a possible drunk driver on Norfolk Avenue, Virginia Beach police pulled over an SUV and evaluated the driver for intoxication. The… Read More »

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Ignition Interlock Devices for DUI Offenders

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In Virginia, if you are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, you must use a special ignition interlock device, used to measure your blood alcohol content before starting the engine, for a period of time afterwards. Unfortunately not all drunk drivers are stopped by this technology, and the length of time required… Read More »

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Supreme Court Ruling May Affect DUIs in Virginia

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Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is a crime with serious penalties.  Prosecutors and police will use many different kinds of evidence to try to get a conviction in a DUI case. An especially important thing for prosecutors to prove is the blood or breath alcohol content (BAC) of a driver…. Read More »

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Alcohol Related Offenses in Virginia

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There are many different kinds of alcohol related offenses in Virginia, though most of them focus on being intoxicated in public in some way. If you are charged with an alcohol related offense, you should contact a skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to help defend you from the charges. DUI Driving… Read More »

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Six Common Defenses to DUI and DWI

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Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are common charges in Virginia. Many people think that if they are charged with either of these offenses there is no point in defending the charges, but that is not true. A knowledgeable DUI and DWI lawyer can help you craft a persuasive defense… Read More »

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DWI and Involuntary Manslaughter

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A Virginia man who was recently involved in a head-on car collision that killed a woman was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and involuntary manslaughter. In Virginia you can be charged with involuntary manslaughter if you are involved in a fatal crash and were intoxicated at the time that you were driving. Though… Read More »

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Consequences of a DUI/DWI conviction in Virginia

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Driving while intoxicated is a misdemeanor or felony offense that has the potential for substantial jail time as well as a license suspension, probation, and…

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