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What Happens After a DUI Arrest?

What Happens After a DUI Arrest

Being pulled over for driving under the influence can be a frightening and embarrassing occurrence. If you have never experienced a DUI arrest before, you probably know little about what happens after your arrest. Basically, you will be subject to two processes. These processes are: The West Virginia criminal court process The West Virginia DMV process Each […]

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West Virginia’s COVID-19 Rule Could Result in a Criminal Charge

West Virginia’s COVID-19 Rule Could Result in a Criminal Charge

As the nation braces for “peak week” of COVID-19, in which devastation in the US could reach its highest point thus far, states are implementing their own measures to protect citizens from coming into contact with the coronavirus. Relative to other US states, West Virginia is enforcing a rather extreme precaution to safeguard its communities. […]

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The Wagner Law Firm: Ten Years and Counting

The Wagner Law Firm recently celebrated 10 years of serving clients throughout the state of West Virginia. The firm officially opened its doors on April 1st, 2010 in the very community that Attorney Wagner was raised. The Wagner Law Firm has flourished from small beginnings to a very bright and promising future. With countless hours of […]

Can You Get an Open Container Violation for Non-Alcoholic Drinks?

Can You Get an Open Container Violation for Non-Alcoholic Drinks?

WV Open Container Law West Virginia open container law is deceptively simple. You might think you’re safe if you just put a bottle in the back seat. However, West Virginia’s open container laws have resulted in some receiving citations regardless of whether they touched the alcohol. To help illustrate this issue, we’ve put together some […]

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DUI & Medical Marijuana in West Virginia

DUI & Medical Marijuana in West Virginia

On April 19, 2017, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act (SB 386), legalizing medicinal cannabis in the state. Since July 2019, qualifying patients whose doctors have issued them a prescription for medicinal cannabis can register with the health department to use medical marijuana. The state will start accepting permit […]

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