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What You Should Know About DUI Field Sobriety Tests

If you become the subject of a DUI investigation, it is important to know what to expect. A major part of any DUI investigation is the battery of field tests that a police officer might ask you to perform. These exercises are called Standard Field... [Read more]
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What Qualifications Must I Meet for Expungement

Expungement is a process to remove records of an alleged criminal offense from related government agencies. Essentially, expungement is a tool that can be used to remove any remaining stigma of criminal process that a person may suffer as the result of... [Read more]
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3 Aggravating Factors in a DUI Case

Among the aggravating factors for any DUI case, three stand out at the top of the list. These major aggravating factors are: 1. An enhanced BAC (0.15 or above); 2. A subsequent offense and; 3. A vehicular accident. Under Virginia Code 18.2-270, a... [Read more]
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How Speeding Can Lead to Jail

Reckless Driving by Speed under Virginia Code 46.2-862 is the most common form of Reckless Driving appearing in Virginia courts. Ironically, I have found it is the type that seems to be most perplexing to people. After all, most people don’t thing of... [Read more]
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Nuts and Bolts of DUI – “Drive or Operate”

Did you know that you could be DUI without actually driving a vehicle? In a previous discussion, I provided background on what it means to be intoxicated as it pertains to DUI. Now I will discuss the peculiarities of the “drive or operate” element of... [Read more]