Daniel P Leavitt's answer It's a criminal misdemeanor and you can't expunged those if you're found guilty. Even the first offender program would need to be discussed depending on the wording of the question on a background check. Get a good lawyer to help you they may be able to do better.
Daniel P Leavitt's answer For purposes of this article, only a physician, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, phlebotomist, graduate laboratory technician or a technician or nurse designated by order of a circuit court acting upon the recommendation of a licensed physician, using soap and water, polyvinylpyrrolidone iodine, pvp iodine, povidone iodine or benzalkonium chloride to cleanse the part of the body from which the blood is taken and using instruments sterilized by the accepted steam sterilizer or some...
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer's answer You’ll need to get the name of the person who drew the blood from a discovery response from the Commonwealth Attorney. Thereafter you’ll need to check to see if that person is qualified under 18.2-268.5.
Daniel P Leavitt's answer You can challenge them to some extent. The department of forensic sciences maintains records on the machines and an attorney can get access to recent tests. But challenging them is fairly technical. The machines are also making assumptions that may or may not be true regarding your body's blood alcohol content based on your breath alcohol. So there are issues with these machines.
Daniel P Leavitt's answer Past convictions for DUI often do mean your punishment is going to be more severe. Certain offenses like a DUI 2nd within 5, 2nd within 5-10, or third offense within 10 or 4th offense within 10 years have mandatory elevated penalties if you are convicted as charged. Where you got convicted (what state) and when you were convicted may also factor in.
Daniel P Leavitt's answer Not enough details but the short answer here is that jail time is possible. If you have a suspended jail sentence for your prior charges then you could potentially face jail time for violating the terms of your suspended sentence. In addition, I am assuming they charged you with reckless driving for driving backwards but you don't specify the charge. If it is reckless driving then you face possible jail time there. And driving on a suspended license also carries the possibility of a jail...
Daniel P Leavitt's answer It sounds like you were charged with a show cause for failing to comply with asap. The show cause is a criminal charge to bring you before the court to answer for why you did not comply. Nolle prosequi means to decline to prosecute. So it does not have anything to do with your requirement to complete asap. It just means they charged you with an offense, and then dropped the charge (declined to prosecute). But they can potentially bring the charge back or bring a new charge if you don't comply....
Daniel P Leavitt's answer Assuming you were charged under 18.2-323.1, then that is a class 4 misdemeanor which is punishable by a fine only up to $250. It is a class 4 misdemeanor which carries no possible jail time.
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer's answer Generally, motions to suppress are to be raised before trial and heard before trial unless the parties agree to consolidate the matters for trial. Please see Virginia Code 19.2-266.2. https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title19.2/chapter15/section19.2-266.2/
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