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Drunk driving penalties are harsh, be ready to defend yourself

In our last post, we discussed how people with drunk driving convictions might be able to get a restricted drivers' license instead of having a fully revoked license. The loss of their license is one of the serious consequences of a drunk driving conviction. With that in mind, it is easy to see why anyone who is facing drunk driving charges needs to have strong representation. In drunk driving cases in Virginia, experience matters when it comes to your representation.

Restricted driving privileges after Virginia DUI conviction

When you have a revoked or suspended license, it can prove very difficult to get daily errands completed. Simply going to work or making it to school can be extremely difficult, especially if you live in an area without an ample public transit system. For some people in Virginia, it might be possible to get restricted driving privileges from the court.

What are classifications for criminal charges in Virginia?

Throughout our posts on this blog, our readers have probably come across the terms felony, misdemeanor and infraction. Each of those terms categorizes a criminal offense. Knowing what each term means might help your readers who are facing one of these three in the Virginia criminal justice system.

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