Prince William County DUI Attorney
DUI Charges in the Prince William County Area
After an arrest for DUI in Prince William County, you are likely very concerned about what will happen in your case; will you spend time in jail? What does a conviction on a DUI actually mean with regard to fines and other punishments? You have every reason to be concerned, as the State of Virginia has very harsh penalties for drunk driving convictions. Even the first offense can lead to a $2,500 fine, a suspended license for up to a year, a potential year in jail, as well as a court mandated alcohol education program and community service. Those who have an earlier conviction for DUI within the last 10 years will be in even more serious danger, with greatly increased penalties. Many people seek out an aggressive Prince William County DUI attorney from Law Offices of Michael A. Pignone for help. With over 20 years of experience in defending DUI cases, this recognized defense law firm can assist in the legal matters you are facing after your arrest.
DUI Lawyer in Prince William County
Prince William County has many law enforcement agencies that are committed to getting those who drive drunk off the roads, streets and highways. They lay in wait and look for drivers that are speeding, driving recklessly, swerving or other behavior that could indicate that they have consumed alcohol or drugs. The state heavily punishes those who are convicted of any DUI offense, and aggressive and motivated law enforcement personnel and prosecutors are committed to getting as many convictions as possible. If you have been caught in the net and have been arrested and charged with DUI, you must act quickly and contact the firm to determine the best legal action in your case. Every individual case has its own unique evidence, and in many cases, after Attorney Pignone evaluates the situation, with fast and effective defense action, the charges are dismissed or reduced.
The attorney has a vast knowledge of the science behind breath testing, blood testing, field sobriety testing and its flaws, as well as constitutional rights involving probable cause in the initial police stop. Every piece of evidence against the client will be carefully evaluated and analyzed to determine what legal defense options can be employed to reduce the damage.
The extensive experience in court and a proven record in defending all types of DUI charges, and in helping the clients avoid the severe
DUI penalties that are imposed in the state. We are focused on finding the best possible
DUI defense for the clients, including those cases involving
multiple DUI convictions in the past, cases of young people charged with
first time DUI, as well as cases of
driving on a suspended license. Whether you need a
restricted license, need help in
understanding BAC, have concerns about whether you will be forced to get an
ignition interlock device installed or are facing felony charges of
vehicular manslaughter or
leaving the scene, the firm is ready to move into action for the defense.
Prince William County Resources
About Prince William County
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DUI Information Center