Fairfax DUI Attorney
Defense Lawyer in Fairfax Virginia and Washington D.C.
At the Law Office of McGennis Williams, we built our practice with the intention of helping people throughout Fairfax County and Prince William County who are facing serious criminal charges. If you have been arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) you will need a skilled Fairfax DUI lawyer on your side in order to avoid the serious consequences of a conviction.
DUI offenses, although common throughout Virginia, are actually serious criminal offenses that can result in a number of harsh penalties. An experienced DUI defense attorney can and will make a big difference for a defendant, even if he/she is facing serious felony DUI charges or charges involving DUI manslaughter or a DUI auto accident. At the Law Office of McGennis Williams, we offer effective legal representation for our clients, while at the same time providing a safe and comfortable environment and keeping them involved at every step of the way. Our warm, accommodating staff works hard and dedicates their time and energy to provide only the best criminal defense representation for DUI charges throughout Fairfax and the surrounding areas in Virginia.
Drunk Driving Charges & Penalties in Prince William and Fairfax Counties, Virginia
Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs or with a blood alcohol concentration of .08% is a crime. In Virginia, a conviction for this offense can result in many penalties, including:
Penalties for a First DUI Offense in Virginia
- Fines of $300 to $2500
- Maximum jail sentence of 1 year
- (Unsupervised probation may be granted in lieu of part or all jail time, depending upon the defendant’s blood alcohol concentration)
- Driver’s license suspension for 1 year
- Community service
- Enrollment in and completion of the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP), which costs $300
Fairfax County DUI Defense Lawyer
If you are looking for a Fairfax DUI defense lawyer who will be able to provide you with the most valuable thing of all – peace of mind, you have come to the right place.
Contact a Fairfax DUI attorney at the Law Office of McGennis Williams today!
With offices in Fairfax, Virginia, the Law Office of McGennis Williams takes on DUI cases throughout all of Fairfax County and Prince William County, including the cities of Fairfax, Clifton, Herndon, Vienna, Falls Church, Dumfries, Haymarket, Quantico and Occuquan. A defense attorney at our firm may be able to help!