Elevated Blood Alcohol Content DUI
If you or a loved one faces DUI charges in Virginia, it is wise to seek the help of a knowledgeable defense attorney. Our lawyers understand the severity of these charges and the devastating consequences that follow a conviction. Trust us to fight to protect your rights and your freedom.
The different levels of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) can lead to different penalties through the legal process.
- Per se BAC level: Any driver with a BAC at or above .08
- Zero tolerance BAC level: Drivers under the age of 21 with any trace of alcohol in their system measuring at or above .02
- Enhanced penalty BAC level: Any driver with a BAC at or above .15
Pursuant to Virginia statute, you face mandatory minimum time in jail if your BAC is at or above .15. Elevated blood alcohol content is a serious matter that can result in consequences that affect nearly every aspect of your personal and professional life.
Arrested For A High BAC Test In Rockingham County
At Evans Oliver, PLC our Harrisonburg attorneys are fully prepared to defend you against serious charges. Based on your specific situation, we can attack the commonwealth's evidence by challenging the breath test or blood test results themselves. Additionally, body type and body size can dramatically influence field sobriety tests and not adequately measure impairment. If you face these serious charges, contact our firm today. We can begin developing an effective, unique defense strategy as soon as possible.
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