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Maybe you are applying for a job that requires a criminal background check. Maybe you are hoping to adopt a child. Or maybe you just want a clean slate. There are many reasons why you would want to have your first DUI offense expunged from your record. But is it really that easy? Read more
Traffic Violations and Their Penalties in Virginia
When you are convicted of a traffic violation, the DMV adds various points to your driving record for each violation. For each year your insurance company sees these points on your record, they can raise your rates. Here’s a look at common — and surprising — Virginia moving violations, their points and the years they remain on your driving record. Read more
In 2008, 44 percent of all traffic fatalities in Virginia were linked to driving under the influence (DUI). It’s no wonder, then, that the state imposes tough penalties on DUI offenses. For those in Northern Virginia, a good Leesburg DUI lawyer can provide information on penalties for DUI and the short- and long-term effects of those penalties on your driving record and your life. Read more
Just by driving on a road in Virginia, you are giving your implied consent to submit to a breath or blood test for alcohol content if you are pulled over. Law enforcement officers utilize breathalyzers to determine whether you are driving under the influence. Read more
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