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Can evidence aside from BAC level be introduced in a DUI case?

Virginians who are confronted with drunk driving charges will undoubtedly become familiar with such terms as blood alcohol content or BAC level, which are the results of a breath test and perhaps a blood test used to determine how much alcohol was in the system. These pieces of evidence are used if and when the case goes to trial. However, there are other pieces of evidence that can be utilized by the prosecution to pursue a conviction for a DUI charge. Understanding these and knowing how to defend against them can be a key to a case.

Understanding drug charges related acquisition by fraud

Drug charges in Virginia are not simply related to those who are accused of selling them or using them. They can extend in a variety of different directions. One such direction is if they are acquired through the use of fraud, forgery or deceit. A person who is arrested for these acts might face serious consequences if there is a conviction. Understanding the law and how to formulate a defense against these accusations is imperative when trying to achieve a favorable result.

What happens when a juvenile commits a felony in Virginia?

When a Virginia juvenile aged 14 or older is convicted of an offense that would be a felony if committed by an adult, he or she can be committed to a juvenile correctional facility in certain circumstances. The juvenile can be committed if he or she committed the offense while on parole for an offense that would have been a felony had an adult committed it.

Woman arrested on charges related to prescription drugs

When an arrest for drug-related charges occurs in Virginia, one naturally thinks of the well-known illegal drugs like cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. However, prescription drug fraud can also lead to an arrest, a conviction and jail time. A person who is accused of this crime needs to think about how they will fight the charges.

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