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October 2019 Archives

Woman charged with DUI following late night crash in Virginia

Most people in Virginia are committed to protecting the safety of the law enforcement officers that they may encounter while driving. However, the flashing lights of a police car can become disorienting at night. Whether this was a contributing factor in the wreck, a woman who was reportedly involved in an accident involving a stopped police vehicle is now facing a DUI charge.

What is "attainder of felony?"

You may stand to lose quite a bit if you end up being convicted of a felony in Roanoke. Depending on the offense in question, heavy fines or even a forfeiture of freedom in the form of a prison sentence (or a combination of both) may await you. You should you lose everything? As hard as it may be to believe, there are actual legal principles that dictate that certain offenses could lead to such a loss.

Using traffic school to your advantage

When you have received a traffic ticket in Virginia, you may be allowed the opportunity to go to traffic school to reduce the impact that your ticket has on your insurance and driving record. At Robert F. Rider, PLC, we are committed to helping people get their traffic violations addressed in as timely a manner as possible to optimize their resources.

Should you pursue restricted driving privileges?

Virginia residents like you should understand that DUI cases are handled very seriously in the state. Even a first-time DUI-related conviction can result in you losing your license for a time. Robert F. Rider, PLC, is here to talk about the possibility of pursuing restricted driving privileges if your license has been suspended.

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