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Best Law Firm 2024 Riley Wells Attorneys at Law - Traffic Ticket, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and Virginia Criminal Defense LawyerRiley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Bowling Green VA law practice defending clients accused of criminal law offenses, which include DUI / DWI,  reckless driving, speeding & traffic violations. We are recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report for superior legal ability and ethical standards.  Law enforcement in Bowling Green, VA is serious about enforcing the criminal & traffic laws. Our attorneys understand the nuances of this area of the law. We are familiar with the Courts because we represent clients charged with criminal & traffic law offenses everyday. Our firm has been positively reviewed more times than any other law firm that represents clients charged with Bowling Green VA criminal offenses & traffic violations.

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Bowling Green VA Circuit & District Court Trial Lawyers

Bowling Green VA Lawyers for Traffic Defense Reckless Driving Speeding TicketBowling Green is a town in Caroline County and is the county seat. Bowling Green is best known as the cradle of American horse racing. Interstate 95 and Routes 1, 207 & 301 are major highways that run through the community. Bowling Green Police, the Caroline County Sheriff’s Department and State Police are the primary law enforcement agencies. These law enforcement agencies enforce the criminal and traffic laws in Bowling Green and Caroline County to include Ladysmith, Ruther Glen, and Milford. Contact a lawyer who specializes in defending criminal & traffic cases in the Bowling Green VA community.

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Free Consultation with Most Rated Bowling Green VA LawyersSome folks think they do not need a Bowling Green attorney to defend their criminal case or traffic violation. For criminal cases, a lack of experience and legal knowledge are primary considerations. Those concerns along with being able to make it to the courthouse for the trial date are issues for traffic violation cases. The average person does not understand the best course of action to defend a case. Experienced Bowling Green VA lawyers know the best tactics for obtaining the best results. Our lawyers spend hours in the Bowling Green VA Courts and are familiar with the habits of the different judges and the law enforcement officers who make the arrests and issue the traffic tickets.

Top Law Firm for Criminal Defense – Town of Bowling Green

Criminal Defense DUI DWI Attorney Bowling Green VAOur Bowling Green VA Criminal Defense Firm has dedicated their careers to the practice of criminal law. Our Bowling Green criminal defense attorneys handle a wide range of criminal cases. Every criminal case is a mix of procedure and substantive law. Title 19.2 of the Va. Code, the Virginia Supreme Court rules, and the Constitutions of the United States and Virginia govern criminal procedure. The substantive criminal law is primarily located in Title 18.2 of the Va. Code. Consult with an experienced Bowling Green VA lawyer who can properly assess your case, provide necessary guidance and best represent your interests. Our lawyers are members of prestigious legal organizations. We believe this makes us better advocates.

Bowling Green Virginia Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers for Virginia Criminal Law and Traffic Defense Super Lawyers is a legal rating service comprised of outstanding lawyers from over 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This organization recognizes the top rated lawyers nationwide across a variety of practice areas and firm sizes using a patented process of independent research and peer input. Our Bowling Green VA law firm has 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 Bowling Green VA specialist who has been recognized with this elite award.

Town of Bowling Green DUI / DWI Lawyers

Best Bowling Green VA DUI / DWI LawyersA proper DUI / DWI investigation requires strict attention to detail. Bowling Green Police, the Caroline Sheriff, and State Troopers investigating DUI / DWI cases are highly trained. Our skilled Bowling Green DUI / DWI Lawyers understand what specifics to look for when representing a motorist accused of drunk driving. Countless defenses are recognized by the law, but only DUI / DWI attorneys with the proper training and experience know how to find them and best present them to the Court. We have successfully defended hundreds of DUI cases. Only skilled representation can help you navigate a maze of penalties and post-judgment requirements. Effective Bowling Green DUI / DWI lawyers can negotiate cases where the Commonwealth’s evidence overwhelmingly proves a violation.

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Successful Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Bowling Green VAVirginia 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 criminal 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 Bowling Green VA is 70 miles an hour. Bowling Green Virginia reckless driving law enforcement issue thousands of traffic tickets every year for this offense. NOTE: The issuance of a summons or traffic ticket is NOT a conviction. Contact an experienced attorney before you plead guilty. Bowling Green VA reckless driving convictions cannot be expunged.

The Speed Limit on Interstate 95 in Bowling Green is Strictly Enforced

The Speed Limit on Interstate 95 in Bowling Green is Strictly EnforcedInterstate 95 enters the Bowling Green community around mile marker 101 near Carmel Church. I-95 runs for approximately 16 miles before it enters Spotsylvania County. I-95 runs parallel to Route 1 and shares a few intersection interchanges. Bowling Green Police, the Caroline Sheriff, and Virginia State Troopers aggressively enforce this stretch of road and the surrounding area. All traffic cases are set for trial before the Judge. Many of our clients are not from the area or are Out-of-State drivers. In some instances, we can successfully defend the case without our client having to appear before the Bowling Green General District Court.

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Virginia Summons Issued by Bowling Green Police for District CourtA common scenario that brings people to the Courthouse in Bowling Green is the issuance of a summons. This is the document issued by Bowling Green Police, the Caroline Sheriff, and State Police during a traffic stop. This document is referred to as a ticket. A law enforcement officer can issue a summons for a criminal misdemeanor offense or a traffic infraction. The summons serves as legal notice for the alleged violation. Signing the summons is not an admission of guilt. The summons advises you that a hearing has been set before the Court in Bowling Green.  Let our Bowling Green VA attorneys review your summons. We can develop a defense strategy even if you think you are guilty.

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Bowling Green VA Trial AttorneysOur Bowling Green law firm includes members of  prestigious legal organizations, such as the the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA). The VTLA’s mission is dedicated to enhancing the skills, knowledge, and professionalism of trial lawyers. We believe membership and leadership with prominent trial lawyer organizations make us better Lawrenceville trial lawyers and advocates for our clients. Criminal law and traffic defense attorneys are trial lawyers. Not all lawyers are trial lawyers. It is in your best interests to consult a Bowling Green VA lawyer with specialized training if you need representation before the Bowling Green Courts for either a criminal law allegation or a summons for a traffic violation. We will present your best defense!

Bowling Green Trial Courts Are Adversarial By Design

Bowling Green Trial Courts Are Adversarial By DesignIf you have been accused of violating a Bowling Green VA criminal or traffic law, then your case will eventually be set for trial before the Bowling Green Courts. Criminal and traffic violation trials are adversarial in nature. This involves a structured and formalized dispute between the Bowling Green Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and the defense. The adversarial system is designed to ensure a fair trial according to the rules of law and evidence by allowing each party to present their case and to be able to challenge the other’s evidence and arguments. The judge evaluates the evidence and arguments to reach a verdict. This system ensures that the prosecution meets its high standard of proof.

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“AV Preeminent” Bowling Green Lawyer • Top RatingFor over 135 years, Martindale-Hubbell has been the authority for evaluating the legal ability and ethical standards of lawyers through a Rating system established by judges and attorneys. Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an AV Preeminent® rated Bowling Green VA law firm. The top Martindale-Hubbell rating standard. This is awarded to top rated lawyers who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards. Retain a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated Bowling Green VA criminal law & traffic defense firm for your case. Review the law firm’s legal rating and exercise caution before you retain a Bowling Green attorney with an inferior rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

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Bowling Green VA Traffic Lawyers Presenting the Best DefenseThe Bowling Green traffic law classifies numerous offenses as traffic law violations. Some offenses are more serious than others. Traffic violations can be classified as a traffic infraction or a criminal offense. Criminal traffic offenses can be classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor. Traffic infractions can either be a demerit point offense or a non-moving offense. The classification of offense depends on the severity of the conduct. If you have been accused of violating any traffic law, then it would be wise to consult an experienced Bowling Green VA lawyer. A traffic violation conviction may negatively affect your freedom and your future. CAUTION: A traffic violation will significantly increase the automobile insurance premium according to Insurance.com

Top Rated Bowling Green Lawyers For Criminal & Traffic Defense

Top Rated Bowling Green Lawyers For Criminal & Traffic DefenseThe Town of Bowling Green is the county seat of Caroline County VA. Bowling Green is located off of I-95 at Exit 104 a few miles north up Route 207. Lawrenceville has a small population but is big on traffic enforcement. The Courthouses are located at the intersection of Courthouse Lane and Ennis Street. The majority of cases filed in the General District Court are traffic violation cases such as DUI / DWI, reckless driving and speeding. Bowling Green Police, Caroline Sheriff & State Police cases go before the General District Court on Wednesdays & Fridays. Our top rated Bowling Green VA Lawyers will present your best defense. Do not plead guilty without first consulting an accomplished Bowling Green defense attorney.

Legal Elite Recognizes Top Bowling Green Attorney

Legal Elite Recognizes Top Bowling Green AttorneyVirginia Business is dedicated to covering activity in the Bowling Green legal community. In cooperation with the Virginia Bar Association, they have been recognizing Top Virginia Attorneys with its Legal Elite Award since 2000. There are over 23,000 legal practitioners in the Commonwealth. Legal Elite recognitions are awarded to approximately 1400 attorneys each year. This is an exclusive list of top rated attorneys who have been recognized for legal excellence. Only outstanding and experienced professionals are recognized for being Legal Elite. A lawyer cannot purchase his or her way in to being recognized as a member of the Virginia Business Legal Elite community. Allow a Bowling Green Legal Elite Attorney to review your case.

Sustaining Member National College for Bowling Green DUI / DWI Defense

Bowling Green VA DUI DWI Attorney Defense LawyerThe National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) is an organization dedicated to improving the trial skills of DUI / DWI attorneys. NCDD members are the most experienced DUI  / DWI defense lawyers. Bowling Green DUI / DWI cases are complex because they require an understanding of scientific and legal processes. The legal issues of a Bowling Green DUI / DWI case ranges from search and seizure to complex evidentiary issues. These legal issues intersect in a DUI / DWI case with scientific areas of expertise, such as toxicology and the pseudo-scientific areas of field sobriety testing. Our Bowling Green lawyers understand the operations of breath test equipment and other instruments utilized by forensic laboratories in the process of testing for intoxicants.

Out of State Driver Retain Top Bowling Green Lawyers

Out-of-state residents will need a top rated Bowling Green lawyer for their criminal or traffic case. Many of the Bowling Green traffic violation cases before the Courts involve drivers who are not from the area. These cases can range from a minor speeding ticket to something more serious that triggered an arrest. Just because you are not from the area does not mean you can ignore an incident that occurred in or around the Town of Bowling Green. If convicted, the incident will follow you and be reported back to the home state. We represent residents from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and other states.

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Superb Avvo Rated Town of Bowling Green LawyersThe Avvo Lawyer Rating can help you find the right lawyers in the Town of Bowling Green Virginia. Avvo was derived from “avvocato”, the Italian word for lawyer. Avvo is a legal directory that rates legal professionals using a mathematical model on a scale of 1 (Extreme  Caution) to 10 (Superb). Members of our Bowling Green law firm maintain a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating. Avvo collects relevant information from state bar associations, other organizations that license Bowling Green legal professionals and thousands of consumers to calculate its rating. The same set of standards are used for every lawyer that is evaluated. The Avvo rating is merit based. You cannot pay a fee to improve your Avvo rating.

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