DUI

DUI with a Child Passenger in Virginia

Is DUI With a Child Passenger in Virginia A Serious Offense? According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 20 percent of children who died in auto accidents in 2012 were involved in alcohol-impaired crashes. 52 percent of these children were passengers in vehicles being driven by intoxicated drivers. Drunk driving even as a first offense

What Do I Need To Know About Virginia’s Vehicular Manslaughter Laws and Penalties?

In the state of Virginia, a person can be guilty of “involuntary manslaughter” (also known as “vehicular manslaughter” and “vehicular homicide”) when the perpetrator driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs causes the death of another person. What does “under the influence” mean? Under the statute of vehicular manslaughter, “under the influence” means the

Can I Expunge a DUI Conviction in Virginia

In Virginia, a DUI arrest or conviction is a matter of public record. It can negatively impact one’s ability to apply for a job, a student loan, or to rent an apartment because information about your charge and conviction will be in your records. It will come out when routine background checks are done by universities,