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DUI LawyerIf you have been arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it may be in your best interest to enlist the help of a DUI lawyer Northern Virginia is fortunate to have in its midst. The dedicated team at Cohen & Cohen is available to listen to your story and to give you a free case evaluation. If one of our lawyer’s is not the best match for you and your case, we want to try to help you find one who is.

Driving while under the influence, or a DUI, is a charge that can be made when a driver is under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or other substances that alters their ability. In Virginia, alcohol or drug related traffic convictions are a crime. This crime is treated like any crime even though many people who are charged with drunk driving have never been arrested before or even had run-ins with officers where they are on the wrong side of the law. A DUI conviction requires the accused (or the defendant) to make court appearances. If they are convicted, they face fines, possible jail time, and loss of their driver’s license. The severity of these penalties depends on factors such as the accused’s blood alcohol level concentration (BAC), whether or not there were minors in the car with them, whether or not this was a first offense, and if they caused an accident. If an accident causes severe injuries or death, it may be considered a felony.

Even before an accused person has to deal with going to court and any of the above penalties, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) imposes an automatic driver’s license suspension for a DUI or for refusing to take a breath test for BAC.

If you think you could use the help of an experienced DUI lawyer Northern Virginia residents can rely on, contact Cohen & Cohen Someone is available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

One way having a lawyer can help you is that he or she can appear in court on your behalf. The Commonwealth Attorney, who is also called a prosecutor, will most likely want to keep the case as simple as possible: You drank, you drove, you are hence, guilty of a DUI. A good DUI attorney will know the law and can use this to protect your rights against the prosecutor wanting it to be a quick cut and dry case. He or she knows of common police and scientific errors that often cause an person to be wrongly convicted of a DUI. A good DUI lawyer will also ensure that you meet all of your legal obligations. Failing to do this, and not understanding how to make sure your rights are upheld according to the law, may wind up with you getting a harsher sentence than you deserve.

If you are looking for a good DUI lawyer Northern Virginia people like you have gotten help from in the past, contact Cohen & Cohen, today.

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My experience with Cohen &Cohen was beyond my expectations. Jill did an amazing job with negotiating on my behalf and got me way more money than I anticipated. Thank you for having my back.
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June 23, 2022.
To say that I am happy with the outcome of my case is the understatement of the century! Jill Stanley is a BEAST at what she does. That is the only way to explain it. She takes no prisoners. She and her team are very skilled and knowledgeable. I am so happy I trusted them to do their job and rolled with Jill's suggestions. I would choose Jill again 100 times. She settled my case for more than I imagined I would receive. I was literally in tears. It is the best feeling to know my pain isn't for naught. Wayne Cohen and Kristopher Yorke were nothing short of amazing. They have the patience of saints. I'm 100% certain that I got on their last nerves with my frustration and tears at every other call I had with them. Being in pain and wanting to just be able to heal was all I could focus on, but they helped me realize that I also had to focus on the bigger picture (the case) so I could put this piece behind me. As a high-strung individual with anxiety, it was hard for me to not worry and let them do their jobs, but they reassured me all of the time that they had this. To be injured before the start of the pandemic and have to receive regular, weekly treatment while others are able to stay home is anxiety inducing. I was in pain, I was anxious, and I was just hoping it all worked out. It more than worked out. I hope Jill, Siri, and Kris know how much their hard work and "hanging in there" meant to me. I am eternally grateful. I can't recommend you all enough. If you choose this law firm, you won't be sorry!
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