DUI 1st Offense charge reduced to Reckless Driving in Henrico
John Weiland represented a client charged with a first offense Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Henrico County, Va. The client was pulled over by a police officer who observed her traveling at excessive speed.
The client smelled of alcoholic beverage, admitted to consuming alcohol, and performed poorly on field sobriety tests.
Mr. Weiland was able to convince the judge to reduce the DWI 1st offense charge to Reckless Driving, which is less serious and carries significantly lower penalties.
If you have been charged with DUI/DWI in Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s traffic laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland, Samantha Upton, and Nick Wright of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses such as Reckless Driving and DUI/DWI and are ready to help you win your case.