Virginia Beach DWI Attorney

Aggressive Advocacy from a Hampton Roads Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have found yourself in trouble with the law because of a drunk driving violation, Top Tier Law Group can help. Our Virginia Beach DWI lawyer has successfully handled numerous criminal defense cases. When you turn to us for legal help, you can have peace of mind knowing that your case is being given the level of attention it deserves.

To find out how we can help you fight your DWI charge in Virginia Beach, or the surrounding areas, call (757) 600-6321 today.

First Offense DWI – What to Expect

If this is your first time being charged with DWI, you are probably wondering what is going to happen. Because of the harsh laws against driving while intoxicated in Virginia, even a first-offense DWI could have a severe impact on your freedom and your wallet.

Those convicted of a first offense DWI face several potential penalties, including:

  • A mandatory minimum fine of $250
  • Possible additional fines of up to $2,500
  • A maximum jail sentence of 12 months
  • 1-year license suspension
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Community service

As you can see, a first time DWI charge is not something that should be taken lightly. It is crucial to obtain qualified legal counsel as soon as possible to start building a defense strategy to fight against your charges.

Enhanced Penalties for DWI

There are several circumstances that can lead to even more significant penalties for those convicted of DWI. For example, if you already have one or more DWI convictions on your record, you will be subject to longer sentencing and higher fines.

Additional situations that can result in enhanced penalties include:

  • A child is in the car at the time of the arrest
  • The driver was operating a commercial vehicle
  • The DWI resulted in property damage or injury
  • The driver was under the age of 21
  • The motorist refused to take a breath or blood test

Contact Top Tier Law Group Today

Regardless of the circumstances of your arrest, be sure to consult with our Virginia Beach DWI attorney. We can put our years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the law to work for you to keep you out of jail and on the road.

Contact us at (757) 600-6321 to schedule a free consultation with our aggressive lawyer.

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