Richmond Felony DUI Attorney
Facing Drunk Driving Felony Charges in Virginia?
With no extenuating circumstances, DUI in this state is a misdemeanor for the first and second offense. When an accident with serious injury results from DUI, it is charged as felony. A third or subsequent DUI within a 10 year period is also charged as a felony. Penalties are much more serious for felony DUI. If you are facing these charges, it is crucial that you retain an experienced Richmond felony DUI lawyer immediately after your arrest.
Vaughan C. Jones, Attorney at Law, is a former criminal prosecutor who never lost a jury trial. He knows how the prosecution builds their cases, and how to tear them down. He has handled a wide range of criminal defense matters and has a long list of impressive case results against some of the most serious charges. He has a great deal of experience with all types of DUI charges, and he will aggressively fight for your defense.
If you are facing charges, discuss your case with our Richmond felony DUI attorney today!
Virginia Penalties for a Felony DUI
If you are convicted of felony DUI in Virginia, you could be facing severe penalties, including:
- Mandatory incarceration for a minimum of 3 months
- Fines up to $2,500
- Driver's license suspension for a period of years
- Ignition interlock device requirement when restricted driving is allowed
When a DUI accident results in a fatality, the penalties are even more severe. Not the least of the consequences of felony DUI conviction is a criminal record as a convicted felon, which can have a negative impact on your future prospects.
Representation for Your Felony DUI Case
The skill and experience of your Richmond felony DUI attorney is an important factor in the outcome of your case. There are actions that can be taken to fight for your freedom and driving privileges. The firm is prepared to aggressively seek out all areas of defense in your case.
Contact us for a dedicated, hard-hitting Richmond felony DUI lawyer.
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“All my charges where dropped and the case was dismissed.”