Penalties for Drunk Driving in the Town of Vienna.
If you are convicted of misdemeanor DUI in the Town of Vienna you are facing up to twelve months in the jail. If you are facing a felony DUI, then you can go to prison for up to 5 years. The Town of Vienna takes DUI very seriously.
There are mandatory minimum jail sentences possible if your blood alcohol content was .15 or higher, you have been convicted of DUI in the past ten years or a prior felony DUI or if you were driving while intoxicated with a minor in the car.
To know whether you are facing a mandatory minimum jail sentence or if you are likely to go to jail at all, call a Vienna DUI lawyer to get a free consultation.
Being convicted of DUI in Vienna will also result in a serious suspension of your driving privileges. There is a 12 month suspension for DUI first, 3 years for DUI 2nd and an indefinite suspension for felony DUI convictions. Having three misdemeanor DUI convictions in ten years can also result in the Virginia DMV suspending your license indefinitely.
Certain drivers can apply to get a restricted driver’s license. Whether or when you can get a restricted driver’s license depends on the type of DUI conviction, the judge, your DMV record as well as other factors. Talk to an experienced Vienna DUI lawyer to find out whether or how you can apply for a restricted driver’s license.
Being convicted of DUI also result in mandatory alcohol classes through the VASAP program. DUI convictions also come with probation, fines and multiple court costs.
Defending a Vienna DUI
Just because the potential punishments for a DUI conviction are so serious does not mean that you will be convicted of DUI. DUI law is extremely convoluted and complicated. Never assume you will be found guilty. Instead, call an experienced DUI lawyer who practices in Vienna and get a free consultation.
Get a Free Consultation From Nichols & Green pllc.
If you are charged with a DUI in the Town of Vienna we will be happy to sit down and talk to you about your case without charging you anything. We offer free consultations so that you can talk to an experienced DUI attorney and find out: what defenses you may have, what the likely outcome of your case may be, whether and how to apply for a restricted license and any other questions you may have.
Our lawyers are happy to do your free consultation over the phone or in person. Simply call us and set up an appointment (703) 383-9222.
Why Hire Nichols & Green as your Vienna DUI lawyer?
When you are charged with DUI you need experience and expertise. Garrett Green has been practicing law in Virginia for over 25 years. Mr. Green represents hundreds of drivers each year. Mr. Green has a wealth of experience defending DUIs.
Luke J. Nichols has spent his career studying and researching DUI law and technical issues. Mr. Nichols has completed the NHTSA based DUI and field sobriety test training and the corresponding instructor’s course. Mr. Nichols actually owns a CMI-SD2 police breathalyzer and he writes prolifically on DUI law.
Mr. Nichols wrote The Virginia DUI Handbook (second edition) and he also wrote several other books on Virginia traffic and criminal law.
If you need a Vienna DUI lawyer, we would be happy to share our experience and expertise with you. Simply call today and set up an appointment to talk in person or over the phone (703) 383-9222.