A DUI / DWI arrest can be life altering for many people. There’s a range of Virginia DUI / DWI penalties, arrest usually results in the remainder of that night in jail and often you lose your license for at least a week. And that’s just the arrest; a conviction will complicate things further. Even under minimal conditions (low or no blood alcohol content or BAC) the law requires the judge to impose suspended jail time, a monetary fine, and to suspend your license for 12 months. Getting proper legal advice by an experienced Virginia DWI lawyer is critical.
During his career as a Fairfax, VA prosecutor, Faraji Rosenthall personally handled over 1,000 Virginia DUI / DWI cases. This level of expertise is without comparison. A defense attorney may be able to handle one or two DUI / DWI cases on any given day. However, in Fairfax, the prosecutor is responsible for all the cases in the courtroom. He frequently would handle 10 or more Virginia DUI / DWIs on a given day. Now practicing law as a Fairfax criminal lawyer and defense attorney, Faraji brings this staggering level of experience to assist clients charged with DWI / DUI in Virginia.
Virginia DUI / DWI Charges
Virginia DWI and DUI charges are some of the most complex cases in the criminal justice system. Even relative to complex Virginia reckless driving cases, DWI defense is an extraordinarily specialized practice. DWIs are the most frequently litigated and changing part of criminal law. A frequently cited example of the complexity DWI law is that Virginia DWI statute is comprised of over 20 separate statutes, taking up over 50 pages. By comparison homicide has only 8 statutes and substantially fewer pages. To learn more about Virginia DWI laws, visit our Virginia DWI FAQs page.
Your Local DUI / DWI Attorney
Your case is unique and several factors contribute to the outcome. The broader the experience of your attorney, the better equipped they will be to effectively advise and represent you. At the Rosenthall Law Office, we have the experience to analyze the factors involved in your case and give you sound legal advice. To discuss your case, and how we will develop your defense, please contact us today for a free consultation.
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To discuss your case, and how we will develop your defense, please contact us today for a free Virginia DUI / DWI consultation.