Breathalyzer Refusal Attorneys in Fairfax County
At the law firm of MacDowell & Associates, our Breathalyzer refusal lawyers in Fairfax County represent clients who have refused to submit to a breath test after being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The potential consequences for refusing a breath test are severe. That is why it is important to have experienced legal counsel in your corner if you are facing these charges.
If you refused to submit to the Breathalyzer after being arrested for a DWI, you need to seek qualified legal representation immediately. Contact us online or call 703-591-1336 to schedule a meeting to discuss your situation.
Breath Test Refusal Penalties
Even if you have been arrested for a first offense DUI/DWI, the penalties for refusing a breath test are serious. You will have your driver's license suspended for one year, and will not have the opportunity to apply for a restricted license during that time period. Subsequent refusals will lead to a three-year suspension of your driver's license, up to one year in jail, and a fine of up to $2,500. All driver's license suspensions are in addition to any suspension that results from a drunk driving conviction, which means it may be years before you can exercise your driving privileges. In addition, a breath test refusal can be used as evidence at your DUI/DWI trial.
Experienced Legal Defense
When it comes to breath test refusal charges, the odds seem stacked against you. That is why it is important to have experienced legal defense from the attorneys at MacDowell & Associates. Founding attorney Richard MacDowell is a former Virginia prosecutor with more than 30 years of legal experience. He understands how the other side operates. Whether you were stopped at a sobriety checkpoint, on the highway, or were involved in an accident, our Herndon criminal defense lawyers will analyze the facts of your case and develop a strategy designed to help minimize the negative consequences of your criminal charges.
Contact Our Herndon Drunk Driving Defense Lawyers
Protect your rights and your freedom with quality legal representation. Contact us online or call 703-591-1336 to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case.