Drunk Driving FAQs
Most people who face DUI charges simply don’t understand the laws, the implications of the arrest and possible conviction nor their options for protecting their rights.
At the Law Office of Robert D. Anderson, PLLC, we want to make sure you, our client, understands all aspects of your case. As your attorneys, we will provide the counsel and legal resources to stand up to the charges and pursue the best possible outcome through negotiations or if necessary, by going to trial.
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The fact of the matter is that each case is different. As former prosecutors in Loudoun County and with years of experience in the private sector defending clients across Northern Virginia, our lawyers understand the importance of taking a personal, hands-on approach to building DUI defense strategies.
To help you get started, we’ve put together a few common DUI-related questions followed by general answers:
How much will it cost to resolve my DUI case?
Costs can fluctuate based on numerous factors, including the severity of the charges, whether this is a first offense or you already have a record, etc.
At our office, we will be honest and upfront with you regarding legal fees as well as potential fines and other costs associated with your case.
Is there a difference between DUI and DWI?
In some states there may be a difference, but in Virginia, the terms can be used interchangeably.
Will I lose my license if I’m arrested for DUI?
Once again, it depends on the circumstances of your case. Usually, a first-time offender will face a one-year suspension of his or her license. However, there may be options for obtaining a restricted license. We can explain the process of pursuing a restricted license and other options for keeping you on the road.
Can I challenge a breath test or a field sobriety test?
Yes. Each case is unique and you may have to challenge the results. When it comes to building your defense, one of the first things we investigate are the results of any sobriety tests.