Arlington Reckless Driving Attorney
If a traffic stop or automobile accident results in a charge of reckless driving in Arlington, Virginia, you need forceful defense from an experienced reckless driving lawyer. Reckless driving is no mere traffic citation; it is a criminal charge that can result in jail time, fines, and a suspended or revoked driver’s license. (See Code of Virginia Section 46.2-868). Call an Arlington reckless driving lawyer to learn more about how reckless driving laws affect your case.
Reckless Driving Charges in Arlington
While reckless driving charges may be the result of aggressive, dangerous driving such as drag racing, one can also be charged as a result of driving while distracted. Certain actions behind the wheel are considered more dangerous than others. Whereas speeding may result in a traffic ticket, excessive speed (more than 20 mph over the posted limit) can lead to a criminal traffic charge. Other traffic offenses serious enough to carry criminal prosecution and require assistance from an Arlington reckless driving lawyer include but are not limited to:
- Failing to signal before a turn
- Illegally passing a stopped school bus
- Illegally passing on a curve
- Failing to yield to emergency vehicles
How An Arlington Reckless Driving Attorney Can Help
Whether your charge is the result of inattention or a dangerous error in judgment, protect your rights and build your defense with the help of a skilled attorney who has experience representing clients against similar charges in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Though you may feel you have no option but to plead guilty and accept a criminal conviction as your fate, an experienced Arlington reckless driving lawyer has the knowledge and resources to build a strong defense against the charges that you face.
Any major undertaking should be handled by a professional with the skill and experience needed for a positive outcome. Legal proceedings for a reckless driving charge are no exception. One of the attorneys with our firm will represent you before the judge at the Arlington General District Court, located at 1425 North Courthouse Road in Arlington, Virginia. With careful attention to the details of your case, your lawyer will utilize every possible resource for your defense. You can also visit this page to learn more about reckless driving charges in the commonwealth of Virginia.
If you have been arrested, or if you have been formally charged with reckless driving, take the first step in building a successful case by contacting an Arlington reckless driving lawyer for more information about how he can help you fight this case. For information on other criminal charges in Arlington visit our Arlington Criminal Defense page.
By: Bruce B
Felony was dropped like a fly
Patrick is the man hands down! Charges involved a Felony & Misdemeanor Reckless Driving & Patrick made it his mission to make sure I was okay! Felony was dropped like a fly & everything went very very smooth. I was very pleased, Patrick definitely is a master at his craft & will definitely dedicate himself to your case!