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DUI Virginia Lawyer Richmond Violation Code 18.2-266

Have you been charged with DUI in Virginia and need a lawyer to defend you?

Are you concerned about the consequences of being charged with DUI in Virginia?

For a lot of our clients, a charge of DUI can result in the loss of their job, their security clearance, etc.

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DUI Virginia Lawyer Richmond Violation Code 18.2-266

DUI Virginia Lawyer Richmond Violation Code 18.2-266

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Elizabeth v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant appealed from an order of the Circuit Court of Richmond (Virginia) convicting her of driving under the influence (DUI), second or subsequent offense, in violation of Va. Code Ann. §§ 18.2-266 and 18.2-270.

If you are facing a DUI case in Virginia, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help.  You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:

  • On appeal, an appellate court reviews the evidence in the light most favorable to the Commonwealth. This principle requires the appellate court to discard the evidence of the accused in conflict with that of the Commonwealth, and regard as true all the credible evidence favorable to the Commonwealth and all fair inferences to be drawn therefrom. Its examination of the record is not limited to the evidence mentioned by a party in trial argument or by the trial court in its ruling. In determining whether there is evidence to sustain a conviction, an appellate court must consider all the evidence admitted at trial that is contained in the record.
  • The “substantially similar” standard under Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-270(E) does not require the statutes to be exact replicas of each other. They merely must be similar (not identical) in a substantial (not insubstantial) way. The statutes need not substantially conform in every respect to each other. Thus, a court need not scrutinize the foreign statute for every idiosyncratic, insubstantial difference between it and the Virginia statute. It looks instead to the overall purpose of the two statutes, the framework of their principal provisions, and the elements of their respective offenses.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Richmond Court House Detail:

Richmond Circuit Court

400 North Ninth Street,

John Marshall Courts Building,

Richmond, VA 23219.

Richmond-Criminal General District Court

920 Hull Street, Northside,

Richmond, VA 23224-4070.

Richmond-Civil General District Court

John Marshall Courts Building,

400 N. 9th Street, Room 203,

Richmond, VA 23219.

Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Oliver Hill Courts Building,

1600 Oliver Hill Way, Suite C181,

Richmond, VA 23219-1214.

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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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Emporia DUI Defense Lawyer

Emporia DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Emporia Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Emporia, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Emporia, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Emporia, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Surry DUI Defense Lawyer

Surry DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Surry Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Surry, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Surry, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Surry, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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James City DUI Defense Lawyer

James City DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our James City Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The James City, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The James City, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the James City, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Greensville DUI Defense Lawyer

Greensville DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Greensville Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Greensville, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Greensville, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Greensville, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Dinwiddie DUI Defense Lawyer

Dinwiddie DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Dinwiddie Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Dinwiddie, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Dinwiddie, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Dinwiddie, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Chesterfield DUI Defense Lawyer

Chesterfield DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Chesterfield Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Chesterfield, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Chesterfield, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Chesterfield, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Henrico DUI Defense Lawyer

Henrico DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Henrico Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Henrico, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Henrico, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Henrico, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Caroline DUI Defense Lawyer

Caroline DUI Defense Attorneys

In Virginia, operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or other drugs may result in being charged with drunk driving.

Driving under the influence of alcohol, drunk driving, drinking and driving is commonly referred to as a DUI. In Virginia, the Virginia uniform summons will usually refer to the charge as DUI.

Another type of offense is a DUID. DUID is driving under the influence of drug(s) or a combination of alcohol and drugs. Regardless of whether you have been charged with a DUI or DUID, the penalties are very serious in Virginia.

If you are convicted of drunk driving, the penalties you receive from the court are only the beginning. You stand to lose your job, pay an exorbitant rate for car insurance, lose your ability to drive either completely or have your driving privileges extremely restricted.

The courts have had a lot of pressure put on them lately to not give any kind of break to those charged with an offense where alcohol and driving are involved. These laws apply not only to automobiles, but also to boats and aircraft as well.

The Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has an office in Richmond City to better serve you.

If you wish to consult with one of our Caroline Virginia DUI attorneys, please free to call us or contact us via our on line form.

The drunk driving statutes in Virginia today call for a variety of standardized tests and scientific test to determine if the person who is charged with a DUI had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit.

The three main factors the courts uses to determine whether a person is guilty of a DUI is the officer’s observations of the accused at the time of offense, field sobriety tests (FSTs) and the intoxilyzer.

The current model is the Intoxilyzer 5000. The Intoxilyzer is used to determine a person blood alcohol content (BAC). Through out the entire United States, a BAC of .08% or higher is deemed to be an illegal if driving.

Drinking while driving is illegal in Virginia. However, it is only illegal to drive after drinking if your BAC is higher than the legal limit.

If you are under the age of 21 and you drink and drive, even a BAC as low as .02% is enough to convict someone of drinking and driving.

The blood-alcohol limit for aircraft pilots is 0.04%, and for commercial drivers 0.04% or 0.05%, depending upon the jurisdiction.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mount a defense. Virginia DUI’s are nothing to fool around with. Get the right legal advice.

The Caroline, Virginia DUI lawyers of SRIS, P.C. are ready to assist you if you have been charged with a DUI offense.

The Caroline, Virginia DUI defense attorneys and staff of SRIS, P.C. speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, French, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.

Please click on attorneys to learn more about the Caroline, Virginia drunk driving defense lawyers who assist clients charged with a DUI offense in Virginia.

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Virginia Richmond Properly Convicted Drunken Driving Lawyers Attorneys

Defendant was properly convicted under a city ordinance for drunk driving where the state legislature expressly recognized the city’s right to legislate in the area.

A DUI offense is a very serious crime.

The SRIS Law Group Virginia DUI attorneys can defend you against any type of DUI charge.

Our Virginia DUI lawyers have the experience to defend you against any type of DUI charge.

Contact a SRIS Law Group Virginia DUI lawyer in Virginia.

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