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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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg, 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 Christiansburg VA criminal offenses & traffic violations.

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Christiansburg VA Circuit & District Court Trial Lawyers

Christiansburg VA Circuit & District Court Trial LawyersChristiansburg is located in the Valley and Ridge area of Virginia. It is part of Montgomery County and is the county seat. The area is dominated by the presence of Virginia Tech. Interstate 81 and Routes 11 & 460 are major highways that run through the Town. The Town of Christiansburg, nearby Blacksburg and Virginia Tech all have their own police departments. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office & State Police enforce I-81 and the rest of the County. Do not plead guilty to your case. Contact a lawyer who specializes in defending Christiansburg criminal & traffic cases.

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Free Consultation with Most Rated Christiansburg VA LawyersSome folks think they do not need a Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA lawyers know the best tactics for obtaining the best results. Our lawyers spend hours in the Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg

Top Law Firm for Criminal Defense - Town of ChristiansburgOur Christiansburg VA Criminal Defense Firm has dedicated their careers to the practice of criminal law. Our Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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.

Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA specialist who has been recognized with this elite award.

Town of Christiansburg DUI / DWI Lawyers

Town of Christiansburg DUI / DWI LawyersA proper DUI investigation requires strict attention to detail. Christiansburg Police, the Montgomery Sheriff, Blacksburg Police, VT Police, and State Troopers investigating DUI cases are highly trained. Our skilled Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg DUI / DWI lawyers can negotiate cases where the Commonwealth’s evidence overwhelmingly proves a violation.

Successful Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Christiansburg VA

Successful Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA is 70 miles an hour. Christiansburg 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. Christiansburg VA reckless driving convictions cannot be expunged.

The Speed Limit on Interstate 81 in Christiansburg is Strictly Enforced

Christiansburg VA Interstate 81 LawyerInterstate 81 enters the Christiansburg metro area around mile marker 104 near the New River and Exit 105 to Radford. I-81 runs for approximately 27 miles before it enters Roanoke County. I-81 intersects with Route 11 and Route 460 near Christiansburg. Christiansburg Police, the Montgomery 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 Christiansburg General District Court.

Virginia Summons Issued by Christiansburg Police for District Court

Virginia Summons Issued by Christiansburg Police for District CourtA common scenario that brings people to the Christiansburg Courthouse is the issuance of a Virginia Summons. This is the document issued by Christiansburg Police, the Montgomery Sheriff,  Blacksburg Police, VT Police 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 Christiansburg.  Let our Christiansburg VA attorneys review your summons. We can develop a defense strategy even if you think you are guilty.

Extensive Specialized Training Make Better Christiansburg Advocates

Extensive Specialized Training Make Better Christiansburg AdvocatesOur Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA lawyer with specialized training if you need representation before the Christiansburg Courts for either a criminal law allegation or a summons for a traffic violation. We will present your best defense!

Christiansburg Trial Courts Are Adversarial By Design

Christiansburg Trial Courts Are Adversarial By DesignIf you have been accused of violating a Christiansburg VA criminal or traffic law, then your case will eventually be set for trial before the Christiansburg Courts. Criminal and traffic violation trials are adversarial in nature. This involves a structured and formalized dispute between the Christiansburg 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.

“AV Preeminent” Christiansburg Lawyer • Top Rating

“AV Preeminent” Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA criminal law & traffic defense firm for your case. Review the law firm’s legal rating and exercise caution before you retain a Christiansburg attorney with an inferior rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Christiansburg VA Traffic Lawyers Presenting the Best Defense

Christiansburg VA Lawyers for I-81 Route 11 Route 460 Speeding Ticket The Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg Lawyers For Criminal & Traffic Defense

The Town of Christiansburg is the county seat of Montgomery County VA. Christiansburg is located at the I-81/Route 11/Route 460 interchange. Christiansburg has a small population but is big on traffic enforcement. The Courthouse is located at 55 E. Main St., Christiansburg, across from Christiansburg Town Hall. The majority of cases filed in the General District Court are traffic violation cases such as DUI / DWI, reckless driving and speeding. Christiansburg Police Department cases go before the General District Courts on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Our top rated Christiansburg VA Lawyers will present your best defense. Do not plead guilty without first consulting an accomplished Christiansburg defense attorney.

Legal Elite Recognizes Top Christiansburg Attorney

Legal Elite Recognizes Top Christiansburg AttorneyVirginia Business is dedicated to covering activity in the Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg Legal Elite Attorney to review your case.

Sustaining Member National College for Christiansburg DUI / DWI Defense

Sustaining Member National College for Christiansburg DUI / DWI DefenseThe National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) is an organization dedicated to improving the trial skills of DUI / DWI lawyers. NCDD members are the most experienced DUI  / DWI defense attorneys. Christiansburg DUI / DWI cases are complex because they require an understanding of scientific and legal processes. The legal issues of a Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA 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 Christiansburg Lawyers

Out of State Driver Retain Top Christiansburg LawyersOut-of-state residents will need a top rated Christiansburg lawyer for their criminal or traffic case. Many of the Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg. If convicted, the incident will follow you and be reported back to the home state. We represent residents from Tennessee, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, District of Columbia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and other states.

Superb Avvo Rated Town of Christiansburg Lawyers

Superb Avvo Rated Christiansburg VA LawyersThe Avvo Lawyer Rating can help you find the right lawyers in the Town of Christiansburg VA. 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 Christiansburg law firm maintain a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating. Avvo collects relevant information from state bar associations, other organizations that license Christiansburg 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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