Drinking and driving or driving while intoxicated (DWI) in the Commonwealth of Virginia is a crime that carries hefty penalties. Even if you’ve never been charged with a crime, a DWI can have a serious impact on your life and leave a permanent blemish on your criminal record. If you or a loved one has been charged with DWI, you need the help of an experienced DWI attorney. Call the Law Office of Michael C. Tillotson today to schedule a free consultation or fill out our online form now for a free analysis of your case.
If you’re arrested for DWI in the Commonwealth of Virginia, your driver’s license could be immediately confiscated by the arresting officer in most cases. If you’re convicted of a DWI, you will lose your driving privileges for up to one year. Additionally, you could be sentenced to jail or probation, be required to attend costly DWI classes. You could also face a fine as high as $2,500 plus license reinstatement fees and civil fines.
About Virginia DWI Attorney Michael C. Tillotson
Attorney Michael C. Tillotson focuses his law practice on DWI defense. He has successfully helped clients across the Commonwealth of Virginia challenge DWI charges against them. With a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice, Mr. Tillotson graduated from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1990. He is a nationally certified breath test operator and has completed training with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on field sobriety tests. Additionally, he owns an Intoxilyer 5000 and Intoxilyzer S-D5 and is well versed on the common errors and mistakes associated with breathalyzer machines. Additionally, Mr. Tilltoson is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of both the National College for DUI Defense and the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has been charged with DWI in the Commonwealth of Virginia, you need a trusted and qualified attorney to protect your rights and challenge the evidence against you. Call the Law Office of Michael C. Tillotson today to schedule a free consultation or fill out our online form now for a free analysis of your case.