Experienced Augusta County-Staunton VA Defense Attorneys
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Augusta County VA law practice defending motorists charged with reckless driving, speeding & traffic law violations. Law enforcement in Augusta County VA is serious about enforcing the traffic laws. The majority of cases filed in the Augusta General District Court located in Staunton are traffic law cases. Let us review your case. We can help!
Augusta County-Staunton VA General District Court Trial Lawyers
Augusta County is a in the Shenandoah Valley on the western edge of Virginia. It is the second-largest county of Virginia by total area and completely surrounds the independent cities of Staunton & Waynesboro. Staunton is the county seat. Interstates 81 and 64 intersect in Augusta County at Staunton. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office, State Police and local police aggressively enforce I-81 and I-64 as well the rest of the County which includes Stuarts Draft & Verona. All traffic violation cases are set for trial before the Judge. Do not plead guilty to your case. Contact a lawyer who specializes in defending Augusta County traffic cases. In Virginia, a conviction is permanent and cannot be expunged.
Top Rated VA Lawyers That Will Present Your Best Defense
Successful Reckless Driving & Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys
Virginia has one of the strictest reckless driving laws 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 faster than 85 mph or 20 mph over the posted speed limit. The maximum speed limit on the Interstate through Augusta County, VA is 70 miles an hour. Law enforcement in Augusta County issue thousands of traffic tickets every year in the county for various traffic violations.
NOTE: The issuance of a summons or traffic ticket is NOT a conviction. Contact an experienced attorney before you plead guilty. Convictions cannot be expunged.
The Speed Limit on Interstate 81 in Augusta VA is Strictly Enforced
Interstate 81 enters Augusta County around mile marker 206 – near Raphine and runs for approximately 30 miles before it enters Rockingham County. I-81 intersects with I-64, Routes 11 & 250, and other major highways. Augusta County Deputy Sheriff and State Police aggressively enforce this stretch of road. Many of our clients are not from the area or are Out-of-State drivers. In many cases, we can resolve our client’s I-81 case without the client having to appear before the General District Court.
Specialized Training & Extensive Experience Make The Best Advocates
Our Virginia trial attorneys 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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