DUI DWI and traffic violations

By | October 12, 2017

Lawyers can defend against trafficking charges in Maryland. If you have been charged. Speeding, driving recklessly or dangerously or DUI / DWI, our attorneys can explain your options and help you with your judgment The ‘legal limit’ for driving under the influence of alcohol is the same in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC If you have had an alcohol test blood showing an alcohol content in the blood of at least .08, you are considered to have been driving under the influence of alcohol. No however, a court may still decide that you were under the influence of alcohol even without a blood test.

In Maryland you can receive a sentence of two (2) months in jail if you are ‘affected’ by the alcohol, even with a content of alcohol in the blood of less than 08. In Washington DC, the first offense DUI can result in a fine of up to $300 and 90 days in jail.

These penalties increase ramáticamente for the second, third and / or additional sentences, or, if the content of alcohol in the blood is higher than the legal limit. If you are charged with a DUI in Maryland, you also may be facing a suspension automatic and / or revocation of your driver’s license.

Our office may seem to you at the Automobile Association (MVA) auditions to help you keep your driving privileges. It is important to know that certain traffic offenses can be considered offenses criminal in certain jurisdictions and these offenses can result in time jail. Also, Virginia has enacted new fines / taxes for traffic violations that make a conviction is much more expensive than before.