What is a DWI or DUI?


Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) are charges taken very seriously in Richmond, VA. DWI and DUI both refer to the same charge in Virginia of driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of alcohol. You could face license suspension, expensive fines or jail time, depending on whether it’s your first offense or one of many. Andrew C. Catherman, Attorney & Counselor at Law is a DUI attorney with Throop Law who provides experienced legal counsel for those charged with DUI in Richmond, VA.

You Have Options After A DWI Charge

When you’re charged with a DUI, your DUI attorney will investigate the details of the situation to build a strong defense. Your criminal defense attorney will ask questions, including:
  • Did the police officer violate your constitutional rights?
  • Did the police officer have a legal basis to perform a breath test?
  • Did the police office administer the breath test properly?

The details of your arrest are extremely important in your defense. After you’re charged with a DWI or DUI, call a drunk driving attorney as soon as possible. Call for a free consultation with Andrew C. Catherman, Attorney & Counselor at Law today.