Experienced Alleghany County VA Covington Attorneys • 1400+ Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Alleghany County-Covington VA law practice defending motorists charged with reckless driving, speeding & traffic law violations. Law enforcement in Alleghany County is serious about enforcing the traffic laws in the County. The majority of cases filed in the General District Court are traffic law cases. Many of our clients are not from the area or are Out-of-State drivers. Let us review your case. We can help!
Alleghany County-Covington VA General District Court Trial Lawyers
Alleghany County is located on the far western edge of Virginia, bordered by the Alleghany Mountains. The City of Covington is the county seat. Clifton Forge is the largest town. Interstate 64 runs through the middle of Alleghany County. The Alleghany County Sheriff’s Office & State Police aggressively enforce I-64 as well the rest of the County which includes Iron Gate & Callaghan. All traffic violation cases are set for trial before the Judge. Do not plead guilty to your case without consulting a lawyer who specializes in defending Alleghany County traffic cases. Convictions are permanent.
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Successful Reckless Driving & Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Some of the most severe in the Country according to WalletHub. Va. Code 46.2-862 states in part that a motorist can be convicted of misdemeanor reckless driving for driving 86 mph in a 70 mph speed zone. The maximum speed limit on I-64 in Alleghany County is 70 mph. Law enforcement agencies that patrol Alleghany County issue thousands of traffic tickets every year for various traffic violations. NOTE: The issuance of a summons is NOT a conviction.
Alleghany County-Covington VA Lawyers Defending I-64 Cases
Interstate 64 enters Alleghany County at the West Virginia state line. I-64 runs through the county for approximately 38 miles before it enters Rockbridge County. The Interstate is the main artery for motor vehicle travel in Alleghany County and connects to various primary and secondary highways. We routinely defend I-64 traffic cases. This practice allows us to present the best defense. We believe that our clients benefit from this experience.
Alleghany County VA is Big Enforcing Interstate 64
Alleghany County VA has a small population but is serious about enforcing Interstate 64. According to a study by Governing magazine, there is a group of small Virginia counties, cities and towns that rely on traffic fines to fund its local government budget. However, its the Town of Eastville in Northampton County that relies more on traffic fines for revenue than any other jurisdiction in Virginia with an astounding 72% of its budget coming from traffic fines and forfeitures.
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Our trial lawyers have been recognized for superior legal ability and possess the highest ethical standards. We are members of some of the most prestigious legal organizations such as the National College for DUI Defense and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. We believe membership and leadership with prominent trial lawyer organizations make us better advocates for our clients. It is in your best interests to consult a professional with specialized training if you need representation.
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8/31/2021 | Updated 6/26/2023