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Botetourt County VA Lawyers for Criminal DUI Reckless Driving Traffic ViolationsVirginia law classifies traffic violations into 3 categories of offenses. Felony, misdemeanor and minor traffic infraction violations. Virginia State Troopers & Botetourt Deputy Sheriffs strictly enforce these traffic laws. Do not expect to get a warning. Interstate 81 and Route 11 in Botetourt County are the primary highways targeted by law enforcement for traffic violations. Out-of-state drivers frequently find themselves needing representation in Botetourt County VA for their traffic case. In many cases, we can successfully defend these cases without our client having to return on the trial date. CAUTION: Convictions for traffic violations can increase the automobile insurance premium by as much as 79% according to a study conducted by

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Best Law Firm 2024 Riley Wells Attorneys at Law - Traffic Ticket, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyer Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is recognized “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. We are an established law firm. Our lawyers specialize in defending traffic cases and possess over 60 years of combined experience. We represent clients before the Botetourt County General District Court. Our traffic law defense attorneys are routinely recognized for superior legal excellence and the highest ethical standards. We will examine your case and determine the best way to defend your case. Our goal is simple: secure the best possible result! You can benefit from our experience. We have been favorably reviewed more times than any other law firm that defends Botetourt County VA traffic cases. Allow us to review your case.

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Penalties For Botetourt VA Traffic Violation Convictions

  • Incarceration
  • Maximum fine of $2,500
  • Loss of driving privileges
  • Moving violation demerit points
  • Increased automobile insurance premiums
  • Employment issues

Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Botetourt County VA

Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Botetourt County VAIn Virginia, most traffic cases are issued on a Virginia Uniform Summons or traffic ticket and set for trial before the Judge in the General District Court. The defendant motorist must either retain a Botetourt County VA traffic attorney for representation or the motorist must appear in traffic court to defend the case alone. Evidence and arguments are presented to the Judge.

Retain A Professional To Defend Your Botetourt Traffic Law Violation

Retain A Professional To Defend Your Botetourt Traffic Law ViolationDo not waive your trial date, plead guilty or pre-pay a traffic ticket without first consulting an attorney. In some instances, your Botetourt County VA traffic ticket may actually be a misdemeanor criminal offense. We frequently receive calls from motorists who did not appear in court, did not have a lawyer, and were found guilty only to later learn the seriousness of their case. Contact a Botetourt County VA Lawyer!

Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Botetourt County VA Traffic Cases

  • Habitual offender
  • DUI
  • Eluding the police
  • Hit & Run
  • No valid driver’s license
  • No automobile insurance
  • Suspended driver’s license
  • Fail to yield emergency vehicle
  • License restoration
  • Reckless driving
  • Moving violations
  • Fail to move over
  • Out-of-state drivers
  • Speeding ticket
  • Accidents
  • Handheld cellphone use while driving

Free Consultation with Most Rated Botetourt VA Traffic Lawyers

Free Consultation with Most Rated Botetourt VA Traffic LawyersSome folks think they do not need a Botetourt VA traffic lawyer for their case. One of the biggest issues with representing yourself is being able to make it to the Botetourt courthouse for trial. Most people do not understand the best course of action to defend a particular traffic case. Experienced Botetourt County VA traffic attorneys know the best tactics and options for obtaining the best results. Our traffic attorneys spend hours in the Botetourt VA Courts every week and are familiar with the habits of the judges and the law enforcement officers who make the arrests and issue tickets for traffic violations. This local knowledge is invaluable in order to present the best defense.

Botetourt VA Traffic Attorney Recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers for Virginia Criminal Law and Traffic DefenseSuper Lawyers is a legal rating service of outstanding attorneys from over 70 practice areas including traffic law who have attained the highest degree of recognition and professional achievement. This organization recognizes the nation’s top rated lawyers using a patented process of independent research and peer input. Our Botetourt County VA traffic lawyers have been recognized by this publication since 2009. No more than five percent of the Virginia lawyers are named to this list and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. This recognition is merit based. Retain a Botetourt County VA traffic attorney who has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers with this elite award.

Botetourt Virginia Trial Courts Are Adversarial By Design

Botetourt Virginia Trial Courts Are Adversarial By DesignIf you have been accused of a Botetourt County VA traffic violation, then your case will eventually be set for trial before the Botetourt County General District Court. Trials are adversarial in nature. This involves a structured and formalized dispute between the defense and the Botetourt Commonwealth Attorney. The adversarial system ensures a fair trial according to the rules of law and evidence by allowing each party to present their case and challenge the other party’s evidence and arguments. The Botetourt County judge evaluates the evidence, arguments, and reaches a verdict. This system ensures that the prosecution meets its high standard of proof. Our Botetourt County VA traffic lawyer can help you with your case.

Virginia Uniform Summons Traffic Ticket Issued by Botetourt Police

Virginia Uniform Summons Traffic Ticket Issued by Botetourt PoliceA Virginia Uniform Summons is the legal document issued by Botetourt County VA law enforcement officers during a traffic stop. Motorists often refer to this document as either a traffic ticket or citation. The summons serves as legal notice for the alleged traffic violation. Signing the summons is not an admission of guilt. The summons advises you that a hearing will be at the Botetourt County Courthouse on a particular date and time. Law enforcement can also issue a summons for criminal offenses such as reckless driving and other misdemeanor offenses. Allow our top rated Botetourt County VA traffic lawyers to review your summons. We can develop a defense strategy even if you think you are guilty.

Out of State Driver Retain Top Rated Traffic Lawyer Botetourt VA

Out of State Driver Retain Top Rated Traffic Lawyer Botetourt VABotetourt County is along the Interstate 81 corridor. Millions of travelers use this highway every day. Out-of-state drivers must defend their Botetourt County traffic ticket because a conviction will be reported back to the home state. The home state and automobile insurance company may then take action against the driver. As such, many licensed drivers from states like Tennessee, West Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Massachusetts drive through Botetourt VA. In many instances, we can motion to waive our client’s appearance so that our client does not have to return to Botetourt VA for the trial. Let our Botetourt VA traffic lawyer review your case!

Botetourt County Reckless Driving REDUCED to No Points

Botetourt County Reckless Driving REDUCED to No PointsInterstate 81 runs through Botetourt County for approximately 22 miles. The Interstate is the main artery for motor vehicle travel in Botetourt County and connects to various primary and secondary highways. Our Botetourt traffic tickets attorneys represented a client licensed to drive in Pennsylvania who was accused of criminal misdemeanor reckless driving on the interstate based on excessive speed evidence. A criminal conviction would have drastic consequences. We were able to convince the Court to find our client NOT GUILTY. Unfortunately, the Judge was unwilling to dismiss the entire case. However, we convinced the Court to reduce the matter to defective equipment – which is a minor no points non moving infraction.

Botetourt VA is Well Known For Enforcing Traffic Laws

Botetourt VA is Well Known For Enforcing Traffic LawsSpeed traps are an area of the road that police officers heavily monitor to catch people speeding. Technically defined as an area of road where police officers hide in order to detect vehicles exceeding a speed limit. Botetourt County has a reputation of strict traffic enforcement. 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 with an astounding 72% of its budget coming from traffic fines and forfeitures.

Botetourt County Virginia Traffic Lawyer Client Review

I had an excellent experience with Riley & Wells. They helped reduce my reckless driving charge to a minor infraction where no points were added to my driving record. I would highly recommend them.

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8/27/2021 | Updated 4/9/2024

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