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Understanding Reckless Driving in Virginia: Know the Stakes

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When it comes to reckless driving charges in Virginia, it’s a mistake to underestimate their gravity. Unlike typical traffic violations, reckless driving is not a minor issue. In the Commonwealth, it’s a criminal offense that carries severe penalties. In this article, our Virginia criminal defense lawyer will shed light on what constitutes reckless driving in …

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CASE STUDY: Relationship Between Virginia’s Implied Consent Statute and Search Warrant in DUI Trial Win

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The Case Facts Our firm recently handled a DUI case with an unusual fact pattern. Our client was charged with driving under the influence pursuant to Virginia Code 18.2-266 with an enhanced blood alcohol level greater than .20.  The arresting officer had reasonable suspicion to initiate the traffic stop and probable cause to arrest was …

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