First Time DUI Lawyer in Manassas, Virginia
Fairfax, Fauquier & Prince William County DUI Attorney
Have you been charged for a first-time DUI? If this is your first major
run-in with the law, you will have even more reason for quality legal
defense and guidance throughout each step of your case. You are up against
tough penalties that can greatly impact your life if convicted.
It is very important to consult a
Virginia DUI attorney from the Law Offices of Michael A. Pignone if you are facing a 1st time
DUI charge. A conviction for any DUI offense in Virginia is serious; lawmakers
continue to increase penalties and fines, as well as other requirements,
even when there has been no accident, injury or other consequences in the case.
Contact the firm today to schedule your
free case evaluation!
First Time Misdemeanor Charges for DUI in Virginia: Your Options
Any person charged with DUI is up against tough penalties. immediately
given a seven day administrative suspension of driving privileges. The
possible penalties for conviction on a first offense if your BAC at .08
or above could include a long term in jail, fines as high as $2,500 and
a driver's license suspension for one year. In practice this often
turns into a suspended jail sentence, a smaller fine, a one year suspension
of your license and enrollment in the VASAP (Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program).
Exploring Your Legal Options
The legal team at the firm will explore every possible strategy that could
lead to achieving an acquittal or getting the charges dismissed or reduced.
Keeping your driving record and criminal record clear of a DUI conviction
is important to your future. You can discuss the circumstances of your
arrest and get more detailed information from an experienced attorney by
calling the Law Offices of Michael A. Pignone for an initial consultation.