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DUI First Offense Virginia Second Third Fairfax Richmond Beach Prince William Loudoun

A DUI is a very serious offense in Virginia, even if it is your first offense. The following are the penalties for a first offense, second offense, third offense and subsequentDUI offenses.

Keep in mind a third offense DUI is a felony in Virginia.

If you have been charged with a DUI in Virginia, contact us for help. We have defended DUI clients for over 15 years.

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DUI First Offense Virginia Second Third

DUI First Offense Virginia Second Third

FIRST OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA

shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor with a mandatory minimum fine of $250

  • If the person’s blood alcohol level was at least 0.15, but not more than 0.20, he shall be confined in jail for an additional mandatory minimum period of five days.
  • If the level was more than 0.20, for an additional mandatory minimum period of 10 days

SECOND OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA

within less than five years

mandatory minimum fine of $500 and by confinement in jail for not less than one month nor more than one year. Twenty days of such confinement shall be a mandatory minimum sentence

within a period of five to 10 years

mandatory minimum fine of $500 and by confinement in jail for not less than one month. Ten days of such confinement shall be a mandatory minimum sentence

second offense within 10 years of a prior offense and

  • If the person’s blood alcohol level was at least 0.15, but not more than 0.20, he shall be confined in jail for an additional mandatory minimum period of ten days and mandatory minimum fine of $500.
  • If the level was more than 0.20, for an additional mandatory minimum period of 20 days and mandatory minimum fine of $500.
  • shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony. with a mandatory minimum sentence of 90 days, with mandatory minimum fine of $ 1000/-.
  • shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony, with a mandatory minimum sentence of confinement for six months with mandatory minimum fine of $ 1000/-.

THIRD OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA.

Third offense within 10 years:

If within 5 years

FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA:

Within the period of ten years:

Upon conviction, with a mandatory minimum term of Imprisonment of One year. In addition, such person shall be fined a mandatory minimum fine of $1,000. Unless otherwise modified by the court, the defendant shall remain on probation and under the terms of any suspended sentence for the same period as his operator’s license was suspended, not to exceed three years.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

 

Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA DUI OFFENSE

 

 

DUI

 

 BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL

Less than 0.15 0.15 to 0.20 More than 0.20
 

 

FIRST OFFENSE DUI VIRGINIA

Class 1Misdemeanorwith a mandatory minimum fine of $250 Confinement in jail for an additional mandatory minimum period offive days Confinement in jail for an additional mandatory minimum period often days
SECOND OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA  

Within 5 years

Mandatory minimum fine of $500 and by confinement in jail for not less than one month nor more than one year.  Twenty days of such confinement shall be a mandatory minimum sentence Confinement in jail for an additional mandatory minimum period of ten days and mandatory minimum fine of $500 For an additional mandatory minimum period of 20 days and mandatory minimum fine of $500
Within 10 years Mandatory minimum fine of $500 and by confinement in jail for not less than one month.  Ten days of such confinement shall be a mandatory minimum sentence
 

 

 

THIRD OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA

 

Within 5 years

Guilty of a Class 6 felony, a mandatory minimum sentence of 90 days is imposed, with mandatory minimum fine of $ 1000/-.
 

Within 10 years

Guilty of a Class 6 felony, a mandatory minimum sentence of six months  is imposed, with mandatory minimum fine of $ 1000/-.
FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE DUI IN VIRGINIA

within a period of 10 years

Upon conviction, a mandatory minimum term of Imprisonment of One year is imposed.  In addition, such person shall be fined a mandatory minimum fine of $1,000. Unless otherwise modified by the court, the defendant shall remain on probation or under the terms of any suspended sentence and in the same period his operator’s license may be suspended but this period is not to exceed three years.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

Article written by A Sris
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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.