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Making a strong defense against a DUI charge

While some motorists view a drunk driving offense as a minor criminal charge, Virginia residents should note that the recent changes over the last decade have significantly increased the penalties for those convicted of a drunk driving or reckless driving charge. Because of this, such a charge should not be treated as minor but rather an offense that could drastically impact his or her life personally and professionally.

Challenging a blood alcohol concentration test after a DWI charge

While many might view a drunk driving charge as a minor offense, this is actually considered a major traffic violation that could result in serious penalties if convicted. Thus, motorists in Virginia and elsewhere should take these charges seriously, noted the evidence used against them and ways to assert a defense against the pending charge.

What defenses are available for drug possession charges?

Drug charges are considered to be some of the most serious charges. This is especially true if an accused offender is charged with a felony drug crime or has a history of drug charges. However, drug charges are not simple and straightforward. There are sometimes explanations for having a certain drug on your person or it might be possible that the drugs are not yours and you had no idea they were placed in your vehicle or home by another party. Because there can be a wide variety of explanations, it is important for defendants to note their defense options.

Virginia task force arrests 50 suspects for drug-related charges

Being suspected of a crime is a serious matter and should be treated as such. When a person is charged with a crime, the focus often remains on the potential penalties he or she might face. A defendant might also contend his or her innocence. However, it might be unclear at this time exactly how this could be proven. It is an emotional and overwhelming time. Thus, it is important to be aware of the situation and what rights and options are available to an accused offender.

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