Stay Informed About DUI Laws and DUI Defense in Virginia

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  • 3 Things to Know Before Your Virginia DUI Goes to Trial When you are facing criminal DUI charges, you need to be prepared. Here are 3 things you’ll need to know before your Virginia DUI goes to trial. Contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle to schedule your legal consultation today – 804-673-5600.
  • Two Bills in Virginia Increase Penalties For DUI Virginia, like many other states, is trying to toughen its DUI laws. This effort took a step forward with the passage of two bills in the state’s General Assembly in March of 2010. If you have been arrested for a Virginia DUI, contact Virginia Beach DUI defense attorney Bob Battle - 804-673-5600.
  • Should I refuse to take a blood alcohol test for a Virginia DUI? If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you will be taken back to the police station for a blood alcohol test. You may be wondering, “Is it within my rights to refuse to undergo such a test? Contact Bob Battle to schedule your legal consultation today – 804-673-5600.
  • Unreliability of Breathalyzer Sobriety Tests for DUI If you have been arrested for DUI, you may have undergone a Breathalyzer test that indicated you were legally drunk, but how reliable are Breathalyzer tests?
  • Are sobriety checkpoints in Virginia unconstitutional? As you approach a sobriety checkpoint, you might be wondering if this inconvenient roadblock is even legal. After all, doesn’t the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution prohibit searches without probable cause? Contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle to schedule your legal consultation today – 804-673-5600.
  • MADD Urging Wisconsin to Adopt Sobriety Checkpoint Law Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared sobriety checkpoints to be constitutional in 1990, many states—including Virginia—have adopted this method of DUI detection into their law enforcement policy. If you’ve been stopped and arrested at a sobriety checkpoint in Virginia, contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle to schedule your legal consultation today – 804-673-5600.
  • How to Avoid DUI Traffic Stops Politicians and interest groups are frequently trying to strengthen the laws or penalties regarding driving under the influence. Here are a few tips to help you avoid being slapped with a Virginia DUI conviction. If you’ve already been charged with a DUI, contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle to schedule your legal consultation today – 804-673-5600.
  • The Effectiveness of Field Sobriety Tests Field sobriety tests are commonly used in Virginia to help determine if an individual has been driving under the influence. But just how good are these tests at identifying drunk drivers? If you’ve been arrested for a Virginia DUI, contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle – 804-673-5600.
  • The Science Behind Field Sobriety Tests Field sobriety tests are commonly used by law enforcement agencies across the nation. But who came up with these tests in the first place? And what is the scientific basis behind them? If you’ve been arrested for a Virginia DUI, contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle – 804-673-5600.
  • Cops May Soon Ask “Where Was Your Last Drink?” Virginia law may soon require a police officer to ask you where your last drink was in the event of a Virginia DUI stop. If you’ve been arrested for a Virginia DUI, contact Virginia DUI Lawyer Bob Battle – 804-673-5600.