Chesterfield County Dui With Elevated Alcohol Level (.17) Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!
John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law recently handled a case in Chesterfield, VA where his client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI / DUI) with an elevated blood alcohol level of .17. At that level, the client was facing a mandatory minimum of 5 days in jail in addition to losing his license for a year and only being able to drive with Ignition Interlock installed on his vehicle. During trial preparation, Mr. Weiland uncovered a potential defense in the case and was able to use it to negotiate a favorable result of Reckless Driving without any jail or license suspension. The client paid his fine and drove home that day happy.
If you have been charged with DUI in Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s DUI laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland and Samantha Upton of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses such as DUI and are ready to help you win your case.