Virginia DWI FAQ: – VA DUI Laws in Virginia by Fairfax Criminal Attorney Vincenzes Law

Understanding DWI laws in Virginia can be complicated and confusing. Our Virginia criminal attorney and Fairfax based DUI lawyer has created this quick guide to help non-lawyers understand the basics, in a Question and Answer (Q & A) format. We have tried our best to create a guide absent legalese. Some of the questions our […]

Virginia Refusal Penalties vs. VA DUI or DWI

Many people are confused when it comes to refusal penalties vs. suspension for driving while intoxicated. PBT (blowing on side of road) vs. Evidentiary Breath or Blood test (at station, after arrest) Did you know that in Virginia, you could be arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI or DUI), as well as Refusal […]

Can I show video simulation evidence to a jury? Explained by Fairfax criminal lawyer

When can a party show a jury or judge a video simulation purported to depict something relevant?

Va Code 46.2-391.2. Administrative suspension – Controversy and error

Virginia DWI and DUI Administrative License Suspension Rules and Controversies Every so often, errors are made by government and local authorities when they apply certain law sections to those accused. Administrative license suspension has recently been one such issue to strike our Fairfax and Northern Virginia criminal law firm and DUI defense attorney as worthy […]

12 Criminal Law Tips for Northern VA Students this Summer

12 Criminal Law Tips for Northern Virginia College Students: Summer 2015 There are more arrests and reported criminal offenses during the summer months. This is true in many states, and is certainly true in Virginia. If you are a college student or parent with a son or daughter home for the summer, these tips are […]

Virginia DUI Laws, Breath Test Refusal Law, “do I have to blow?”

Virginia DUI Laws and Breath Test Refusal: Preliminary vs. Evidential Breath Tests, plus 3 Ways Virginia DUI Lawyers Attack BAC Evidence Virginia DUI Laws: visit the primary Virginia DWI law page for more generalized information. The Commonwealth (the prosecution) will try to use results from a breath test to prove the accused was intoxicated. If […]

4 Things: Virginia drivers do wrong after DWI

4 Things Drivers Do: (that Could Hurt a Virginia DWI Case) We believe it is important to state at the outset: drunk driving, or driving while intoxicated (DWI in Virginia), is irresponsible. As a local Fairfax criminal law firm serving Arlington and other popular areas, we often represent the most respected professionals who happen to […]

Arlington and Fairfax County DWI Checkpoints on Saint Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day DWI Checkpoints in Fairfax and Arlington, Northern Virginia This Saint Patrick’s Day, the police will be patrolling Northern Virginia in suitable numbers to match the influx in expected drunk drivers on the roadways. One of the more controversial ways the local police in Northern Virginia catch drivers is through the use of […]

VA Code 46.2-853 Explained by Virginia Reckless Driving Attorney

Virginia Code 46.2-853 explained: This post covers one of the less-frequently charged forms of reckless driving in Virginia: Failure to maintain control. Virginia Reckless Driving Laws punish a number of prohibited driving actions: from strict speed limitations, to racing, to charges often associated with accidents. This post covers one of the laws often filed following […]

10 Virginia DWI Law Tips – Winter, January 2015

Top 10 DWI Law Tips for 2015 Plus, safe driving tips and suggested GPS app This post contains no legal advice. Virginia laws frequently change, and all cases should be discussed with a licensed Virginia criminal law attorney. The good news: many local Northern Virginia DWI and DUI attorneys offer free consultations. If charged with DUI or […]