Legal Question in DUI Law in Virginia

a guy i know just got arrested for his 2nd dui in 10 years but has 5 in his whole lifetime how much time is he facing in jail

Asked on 8/02/12, 8:33 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Depending upon when during the last 10 years the second offense occurred with respect to the first, if convicted of the second one, he could be facing a mandatory minimum fine of $500 and a minimum stay in the local slammer of 10 to 20 days. See Va. Code Secs. 18.2-270 B2 & B3.

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Answered on 8/02/12, 12:39 pm


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