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Ely, Counselor at Law
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I am charged w/dui in va for driving under the influence od

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I am charged w/dui in va for driving under the influence od baclofen and lyrics they took blood work is there any help
JA: Have the charges been filed? Is there a prior criminal record?
Customer: yes- I have no prior's and a hearing on 1-9-2017 My lawyer claims I will lose my license and probably do 30 days in jail
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Yes I was arrested
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: HELP-
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Colleen Grady replied 7 months ago.

Hello. I will help you today. I have been an attorney for 27 years. I am reviewing your question and will be back to you shortly.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Expert:  Colleen Grady replied 7 months ago.

Your attorney is correct. You can have your driver's license revoked for 1 year for a first offense. You face up to 1 year in jail. However, this is a first offense. Your attorney's indication of 30 days is correct. The laws are strict in Virginia. You are not entitled to a restricted license under these charges. I'm sorry I could not give you any better news.

Expert:  Colleen Grady replied 7 months ago.

I will opt out and you can ask the question of another expert. However, I think there is no other better answer.

Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 7 months ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
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