Reckless Driving Charges & Protecting Your Rights

Like DUIs, many assume there is no defense against a reckless driving charge. Changing your mindset about this is critical because these charges have severe consequences in Virginia, ranging from significant fines to losing your driver’s license and potential jail time. When you face a reckless driving charge, seek the guidance of an experienced criminal defense attorney who can protect your rights. Select Law Read More

Common DUI/DWI Defenses

DUI or DWI convictions can have long-term consequences. In addition to being traumatic for first-time offenders, these consequences can affect the rest of your life. Your driver's license may be restricted or revoked, and you may face a jail term, fines, and probation. You may also experience a negative effect on your job prospects or immigration status.  These harsh penalties all arise from the alarming reality Read More

DWI Field Sobriety Tests

When a police officer believes that a driver may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, they may engage in a traffic stop where the driver is asked to participate in a field sobriety test. These tests are meant to determine whether a driver is intoxicated, but they are incredibly subjective and not always accurate.  If you or someone you know has been accused of driving while intoxicated (DWI)––sometimes also Read More

Virginia DUI (DWI) Crimes

Being accused of driving while intoxicated can permanently affect the rest of your life. Virginia takes DWI crimes extremely seriously and, if you or someone you know has been arrested and charged with a driving while intoxicated crime, you should speak with an experienced Virginia criminal defense attorney immediately. At Select Law Partners, PLLC our team is ready to defend and protect your rights in a Virginia DUI Read More

How Do I Find a DUI Lawyer Near Me?

Being accused of driving under the influence can be a scary and confusing experience. It can be difficult to know who to talk to or where to go. Finding a top-quality DUI attorney can make all the difference in a criminal case. If you or a loved one is in need of an experienced DUI defense attorney in the Fredericksburg region or Northern Virginia, the law office ofSelect Law Partners is here to help. Contact us Read More

DUI in Virginia When You are “Under the Legal Limit” (BAC .08%)

It is fairly common knowledge in Virginia that the state’s “legal limit” for blood alcohol level (BAC) is .08%, meaning that a person who operates a vehicle with a BAC of .08% can be charged with a DUI. The internet is full of BAC calculators that give you an approximation of what your BAC would be based on drinks consumed in a given time and your weight, and you can even purchase personal breathalyzers which can Read More

Do I Have to Submit to a DUI Breathalyzer Test in Virginia?

Breathalyzers have only been around for a handful of decades, but they are now so ubiquitous that law enforcement agencies everywhere regularly use them and breathalyzer results can almost seem like an integral part of any DUI prosecution (note: they are not). Which has raised several issues, including whether it is constitutional to require a driver to submit to a breathalyzer test and whether refusing to submit to Read More

Can You Be Charged With a DUI/DWI For Drugs?

There is much confusion out there surrounding DUI/DWI laws, which is due in part to the fact that drunk driving laws are set in place by state law, so what might apply in Texas or California does not necessarily apply in Virginia. And while many states do enforce DUI laws that make it a crime to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level (BAC) of .08% or higher, there are other situations in which a police Read More

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