DUI Child Endangerment in Virginia
Contact Our Virginia Beach DUI Attorney Today
In Virginia, being charged with a
DUI results in extensive jail sentences and expensive fines. However, those
penalties can become enhanced if an individual is found driving while
under influence with a child passenger in the vehicle upon arrest.
If you have been arrested for DUI with a child in the vehicle, our Virginia
Beach DUI attorney is prepared to help you obtain the outcome you desire. With
more than 15 years of experience, we have a comprehensive understanding of state laws and court processes
to help you get your charges reduced or your case entirely dismissed.
DUI Child Endangerment Penalties
According to Virginia law, a conviction of DUI child endangerment in the
state involves driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs with
a juvenile passenger (anyone age 17 or younger). This offense is punishable
by a mandatory minimum jail sentence of five days in jail and a fine between
$500 and $1,000 enhancement, in addition to penalties of a regular DUI.
For a repeat offense of DUI child endangerment, it is punishable by an
additional 80 hours of community service on top of the other penalties.
Let Us Start Your Legal Defense Immediately
The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, our legal team understands how damaging a conviction like this can negatively
impact your reputation. Our Virginia Beach DUI lawyer can thoroughly investigate
your arrest and collect critical evidence necessary to formulate a strong
and relentless defense strategy for you. Do not hesitate to seek legal
assistance from an experienced and skilled DUI law firm today.
Contact us and schedule a
free consultation with our Virginia Beach DUI attorney.