DUI/DWI in Virginia Beach
Every Court must follow the law but each City has their own procedures you should know.
Court DatesThere is an initial court date to appear in court and determine what you plan is for representation. This is not a trial date and there will be no testimony at this first appearance. Virginia Beach is very busy and the trial date will be set out more than a month maybe two.
Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attornys prosecute every DUIAn attorney will be assigned to prosecute your case. They will have all the officer's notes and records including breath or blood measurements. Any statements you made to the officer will be available to review before Court. Your attorney should file a motion for discovery, get the notes and records and go over them with you before trial. The Virginia Beach Prosecutors will also discuss your case with you lawyer in advance.