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Can I Be Convicted of Felony Third Offense DUI in Virginia If I Was Previously Convicted in Another State?
Can I Be Convicted of Felony Third Offense DUI in Virginia If I Was Previously Convicted in Another State?

Under Virginia Code § 18.2–270 , "any person convicted of three offenses of § 18.2-266 committed within a 10-year period shall upon conviction of the third offense be guilty of a Class 6 felony," which carries up to five years in prison. In addition to felony status, 90 days ...

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