DUI

Defending a DUI charge may be worth the investment

A previous post on this blog discussed how even a first-time conviction for a DUI, with no aggravating circumstances, can haunt a person for a long time. First, there is the cost of fines, probation fees and other bills, such as the cost of posting bail.Additionally,...

What is a DUID in Virginia?

When Harrisonburg, Virginia, residents think of a DUI, their first thought may involve driving after consuming too much alcohol. It may even be burned in their memories that if they test over .08 blood alcohol content after being pulled over, then they will likely...

What are my rights at a sobriety checkpoint?

As is the case with most states, police in and around Harrisonburg, Virginia, are allowed to use what are often referred to as sobriety checkpoints in order to detain and then prosecute suspected drunk drivers.For those who have not seen one, a sobriety checkpoint...

What factors result in enhanced DUI penalties?

The penalties for a DUI conviction in Virginia can include an array of sanctions like fines, the loss of one's license, and even jail time. However, these penalties can be enhanced if certain factors are present at the time an individual is arrested and charged with...