Fairfax DUI and Traffic Lawyers Defending Your Rights Since 1980
At the Law Offices of Mark J. Yeager, P.C., attorneys Mark J. Yeager and Joseph W. Thelin have helped hundreds of clients fight charges of drunk or reckless driving and avoid the negative consequences which can result from a conviction. Many people face these proceedings alone, but DUI cases and other traffic matters can have severe consequences including losing your driver’s license, fines and penalties, or even jail time.
Overview of Traffic Offenses & DUI Laws in Virginia
Traffic offenses, such as reckless driving or excessive speeding, and DUI offenses (commonly known as drunk driving) are serious matters that carry harsh penalties in Virginia. Consulting a competent Fairfax traffic and DUI lawyer increases the chance that your case will be dismissed or fines and other penalties reduced.
You may already be familiar with drunk driving or DUI/DWI offenses. However, you may be surprised to learn that Virginia imposes harsh penalties. Even first-time drunk drivers can face fines, lose their license, or be sent to jail. In addition, Virginia takes underage drinking and driving very seriously and imposes strict penalties for underage drivers that are caught with even small amounts of alcohol in their system. If you or your child faces one of these situations, consulting a Fairfax DUI attorney will help make sure your interests and rights are protected.
Virginia also imposes penalties for reckless driving and speeding, and habitual offenders who have many traffic violations on their record. Reckless driving can include driving on a highway without working brakes, driving when your car is so full that you cannot see the road, or simply driving at a speed or in a manner that might endanger the property or life of another. There are many situations which might count as reckless driving, which means there may be room to argue the facts. If you are a driver facing these types of criminal charges, consulting a Fairfax reckless driving attorney qualified to handle these cases will help ensure you receive the best results possible.
Fairfax Traffic and DUI Lawyers Providing Effective Defense To You and Your Family
At the Law Offices of Mark J. Yeager, P.C., our attorneys have handled hundreds of traffic violations and DUI cases throughout Virginia. As a result, we have the in-depth understanding of the legal system that you need to effectively and confidently defend your case. Please call our Fairfax office today at 703.385.2880 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.