Lynchburg, VA asked in DUI / DWI for Virginia

Q: Would it be a 3rd DWI within 10yrs if one offense was 18yrs ago in 2004?

I was arrested for 3rd DWI within 5-10yrs in Virginia. My 2nd offense was in 2015 and my 1st was 2004 (18yrs ago). Would the charge still be 3rd DWI?

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Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
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Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: It should not be a felony if the first was back in 2004.

Jennifer Alettia French agrees with this answer

Jennifer Alettia French
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Jennifer Alettia French
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  • Roanoke, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: This would be a 2nd offense within 5-10 years, a misdemeanor.

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