If you are convicted of DUI or DWI in Alexandria Virginia you are facing some serious potential consequences. All DUIs or DWIs are criminal charges. A conviction will go on your permanent criminal record. DUI convictions can affect immigration status and security clearance.
All forms of DUI or DWI come with the possibility of jail time. Some types of DUI come with mandatory jail time that must be imposed. The maximum jail or prison sentence for DUI ranges from 12 months to 5 years depending on how many prior DUI convictions you may have.
Whether or not you are facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence depends on the number of prior convictions you have, your blood alcohol content and whether you had a minor in the car.
All DUIs come with mandatory loss of your driving privileges. These suspensions range from 12 months to indefinite. Some drivers are eligible to get a restricted license. Talk to one of our attorneys to find out whether you may qualify for a restricted license and what terms and conditions come with that restricted license.
The maximum fine for DUI/DWI is $2,500. The mandatory minimum fine ranges from $250-$500. In addition to fines there are typically $500 in court costs and program costs.
One of the programs you must take if you are convicted, is the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP). This is a minimum of a 10 week course (2 hours a class). This class costs about $450 at the minimum.
However, despite all of the very serious consequences of DUI, DWI and refusal, this does not guarantee that you will be convicted of that you will go to jail. Call Nichols & Green PLLC and we will be happy to discuss your case and discuss the likely outcome of your Alexandria DUI case as part of a free consultation with one of our lawyers.
Why should I choose Nichols & Green if I need an Alexandria DUI lawyer?
If you are charged with DUI in the City of Alexandria call Nichols & Green PLLC for a free consultation. At Nichols & Green PLLC we deal with hundreds of criminal traffic cases each year.
Mr. Luke Nichols has spent his career studying Virginia DUI law. Mr. Nichols has been trained in police DUI enforcement techniques and Mr. Nichols is the author of The Virginia DUI Handbook.
Mr. Green has been practicing DUI law in the City of Alexandria and North Virginia for over twenty five years. Mr. Green has defended hundreds of drivers in Northern Virginia.
Mr. Green and Mr. Nichols are happy to share their experience and expertise with you. If you have been charged with DUI call Nichols &Green PLLC and receive a free consultation in person or over the phone. (703) 383-9222.
Does Nichols & Green PLLC offer free consultations?
Nichols & Green PLLC offer free consultations for anyone looking for a Alexandria DUI lawyer. During your consultation we our attorneys will be happy to answer your questions. You and your lawyer will discuss what the likely outcome of your case is, what are fees are, what you can do to prepare for your case and what we are likely do to help you and your case.
If you have been charged with DUI in Alexandria, call us today to get a free consultation. (703) 383-9222