DUI charges are very serious and you need to have a Henrico VA lawyer who is experienced in the Henrico Virginia courtrooms to be with you at every stage of the process.
The DUI defense lawyers at Boone Beale have helped many clients protect their rights.
A DUI conviction can affect your life for years after the conviction occurs. Employers will be able to see your conviction on background checks, your security clearance could be at risk, possibly even your job, and your car insurance rates will be high for several years.
If convicted, the Court may grant a restricted license, with the installation of an Ignition Interlock Device. Installation and maintenance of the interlock is expensive. Also, the Court will order entry into and successful completion of the ASAP program.
If this is a first offense and the individual’s BAC is no higher than .14 percent, there will not usually be an active jail sentence, but the court will always impose a suspended jail sentence which means that if fines or court costs are not paid, ASAP is not completed or if there are any further violations of law within the next year, that person may be called back to court to serve a jail sentence.
Boone Beale’s DUI lawyers will begin by going over the case with you during our free consultation. We can obtain the police reports and any evidence the state plans to use against you at trial. We can examine whether the traffic stop was justified, if sobriety tests were administered properly and whether any of your rights were violated.
If you have had your license suspended, we can help you seek the restoration of your driving privileges.
Penalties for DUI in Henrico Virginia
You are probably wondering about the criminal process and any penalties you could be facing. Our DUI defense lawyers are here to answer your questions about the process and the penalties you might face if you are convicted, including:
- Monetary fines
- Jail time
- License suspension
- Community service
- Alcohol dependency classes (ASAP)
If you have been charged with a DUI in Henrico VA, you will need an experienced lawyer to protect you and help minimize any potential penalties. Contact a Henrico VA DUI Defense Attorney from Boone Beale for a free consultation in your DUI case.
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