Many individuals make the mistake of thinking that a Virginia reckless driving charges is simply a trumped up speeding ticket. In fact, reckless driving is a class 1 misdemeanor and requires immediate action. A conviction for this offense can result in stiff penalties, loss of your driving privileges, and even incarceration. However, by hiring an attorney you may be able to have the charges against you reduced or dismissed. Contact our Virginia Beach reckless driving attorneys for a free consultation.
Aggressive legal representation in your Virginia Beach reckless driving case
Aggressive driving can be charged under a variety of circumstances. One does not even have to be speeding to be charged with this offense. Virginia law allows one to be charged with reckless driving if they are operating a motor vehicle in any way that endangers the life or limb of another. Many are surprised to find out that they can be charged with this offense even though they were not driving at outrageous speeds or driving while intoxicated. If you are charged with reckless driving then you should contact an attorney immediately.
We are Virginia Beach reckless driving attorneys who have been representing people in such cases for more than a decade. During your initial consultation we will ask you a number of questions regarding the circumstances of your arrest, including if uncontrollable factors contributed to your perceived reckless driving, and if the officer in question followed proper procedures while pulling you over. We will also take a detailed history of your driving record. Our attorneys are often successful in negotiating a reduction in charges to Improper Driving in the event that roadway conditions contributed to driving difficulties, you were speeding due to an extreme emergency, or if you have a clean driving record. In these circumstances, our lawyers may be able to prevent a large number of points from being applied to your license, and retain your driving privileges. If you are charged with this offense then contact an attorney immediately. We also service Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, as well as in the surrounding counties of Northampton, Isle of Wight, York, and James City.
24 hour support for those people facing reckless driving charges in Virginia Beach
If you have been stopped for reckless driving it is very important to consult an attorney before taking further action. Reckless driving “tickets” look very similar to speeding tickets, but have extreme consequences. If you pay the fine on your ticket you are automatically admitting guilt and will be subject to further consequences. Contact an attorney immediately and learn about your options. We make ourselves available to our clients. Our Virginia Beach criminal defense attorneys are available by telephone twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. By gaining representation for your reckless driving charge you can be assured that your matter will be handled aggressively and efficiently. Our attorneys handle all matters in the office personally and all documents filed on your behalf will be prepared by your lawyer and not a paralegal or office staff. Contact our office today to schedule your initial consultation.