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Answer provided 7/24/2005 10:00:44 PM

Q. I live in Georgia and got stopped for a DUI in Virginia. I did not submit to any testing. What CAN happen( worse case ) and what is LIKELY to happen if I don`t return to Virginia on my court day?

A. If you do not return to your court appearance, or retain a DUI lawyer or criminal defense attorney to represent your interests in court, the court will issue a warrant for your arrest. Since you have a pending drunk driving case, it is vital that you speak to a DUI defense lawyer in the jurisdiction where your case is pending. Virginia DUI defense lawyer Kevin Wilson is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, and widely considered one of the top DUI defense lawyers in Virginia. He can be reached as follows:


DUI Defense Attorney, T. Kevin Wilson
Firm Name: THE LAW OFFICE OF T. KEVIN WILSON,
A Professional Corporation
Office # 703-361-6100
540-347-4944
Office Fax # 703-361-6666
Web site: www.Virginia-DUI-Lawyer.com
E-Mail: TKWilson@1800DUILAWS.com


T. Kevin Wilson was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1968, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Kentucky in 1991. He went on to attend the Syracuse University College of Law from which he received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1994. After passing the Virginia bar exam that same year, Mr. Wilson joined the firm of Weimer and Boyce, Lawyers in Manassas, Virginia where his practice focused on criminal and traffic defense work. On January 1, 1999, Mr. Wilson became Of Counsel to Weimer and Boyce, Lawyers and began a solo practice as The Law Office of T. Kevin Wilson, a professional corporation. Mr. Wilson's practice is limited to the defense of adults and juveniles charged with criminal and traffic offenses with an emphasis on DUI / DWI (drunk driving) defense. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Wilson is a Legal Instructor at the Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy where he teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law and Evidence, and Mr. Wilson has served as a Special Prosecutor at the request of the Commonwealth's Attorney.

Why should you hire me?

"The mixture of law, science and medicine makes effectively defending DUI / DWI cases is difficult and complex. If you want to get the best result, you need a lawyer with knowledge, training and expertise specifically related to DUI defense. I am that lawyer. I am a member of the National College for DUI Defense and I am certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of the Chiefs of Police in the proper administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. I can explain to you how the breath testing machine (currently the Intoxilyzer 5000) works, the scientific principles upon which it is based, and why the results of the test in your case may not be accurate. Lastly, I regularly attend both local and national educational courses devoted exclusively to DUI / DWI defense so that I can remain on the cutting edge. Although my office is in Manassas, Virginia, my knowledge and expertise has brought clients to me from all across Virginia who are looking for effective DUI / DWI defense. The lawyer you choose could be the difference in the outcome of your case."

Court Information and Locations

Mr. Wilson practices law in the State of Virginia. To find links for detailed information about each of the courts that Mr. Wilson practices in, click on the following link: Virginia's Judicial System.

Arrest and Release

If someone you care about has been arrested, please contact the police department, where the arrestee is being held, for more detailed information. For more information please visit Virginia Department of Corrections web site.

Other Resources

There are a variety of special problems that arise following a drunk driving, DUI, or DWI arrest. It may be necessary to use a bail bondsman to help a friend or loved one gain release from custody. Renting a car may be difficult (although we know of several companies that will do so), as is getting car insurance. There may be a requirement to attend special alcohol programs, drug rehab and alcohol treatment centers.

For a free consultation, contact TKWilson@1800DUILAWS.com.





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