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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 an established law firm. We specialize in defending traffic violation cases. Our lawyers represent clients before the Christiansburg General District Court and possess over 60 years of combined traffic law experience. We are recognized for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. Our firm is recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. Our attorneys examine each traffic case in detail. There are many strategies that an experienced Christiansburg VA traffic lawyer must know. We strive to secure the best outcome for your case. CAUTION: A traffic violation conviction may increase the automobile insurance premium by as much as 79%, according to a study conducted by

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Experienced Traffic Law Attorneys For Christiansburg VA Cases

Experienced Traffic Law Attorneys For Christiansburg VA CasesVirginia law classifies traffic violations into 3 categories of offenses. Felony, misdemeanor, and minor traffic infraction violations. Virginia State Troopers, Deputy Sheriffs & Christiansburg police officers strictly enforce these traffic laws. Do not expect to get a warning. Interstate 81 and Routes 11 & 460 in Christiansburg are the primary highways targeted by law enforcement for traffic violations. Out-of-state drivers frequently find themselves needing representation in Christiansburg VA for their traffic cases. 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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Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Christiansburg VA Traffic Violations

  • Aggressive driving
  • Out-of-state drivers
  • Speeding ticket
  • Accidents
  • Moving violations
  • Fail to yield to emergency vehicle
  • No valid driver’s license
  • No automobile insurance
  • Reckless Driving
  • Fail to “Move Over”
  • Suspended driver’s license
  • Handheld cellphone use while driving
  • Habitual offender
  • Hit & Run
  • DUI
  • Eluding the police
  • License restoration
  • Commercial driver violations
  • Driving revoked 18.2-272

Free Consultation with Most Rated Christiansburg VA Traffic Lawyers

Free Consultation with Most Rated Christiansburg VA Traffic LawyersSome folks think they do not need a Christiansburg VA traffic lawyer for their case. One of the biggest issues with representing yourself is being able to make it to the Christiansburg courthouse for trial. Most people do not understand the best course of action to defend a particular traffic case. Experienced Christiansburg VA traffic attorneys know the best tactics and options for obtaining the best results. Our traffic attorneys spend hours in the Christiansburg 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.

Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA traffic attorney who has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers with this elite award.

Christiansburg Virginia Traffic Courts Are Adversarial By Design

Christiansburg Virginia Traffic Courts Are Adversarial By DesignIf you have been accused of a Christiansburg VA traffic violation, then your case will eventually be set for trial before the Christiansburg General District Court. Trials are adversarial in nature. This involves a structured and formalized dispute between the defense and the Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg judge evaluates the evidence, arguments, and reaches a verdict. This system ensures that the prosecution meets its high standard of proof. Our lawyers in Christiansburg VA can help you with your traffic violation.

Virginia Uniform Summons Traffic Ticket Issued by Christiansburg Police

Virginia Uniform Summons Traffic Ticket Issued by Christiansburg PoliceA Virginia Uniform Summons is the legal document issued by Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA

Out of State Driver Retain Top Rated Traffic Lawyer Christiansburg VAChristiansburg is along the Interstate 81 corridor. Millions of travelers use this highway every day. Out-of-state drivers must defend their Christiansburg 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 Christiansburg VA. In many instances, we can motion to waive our client’s appearance so that our client does not have to return to Christiansburg VA for the trial. Let our traffic ticket lawyers in Christiansburg review your case!

Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Christiansburg VA

Montgomery County VA Courthouse in Christiansburg VATraffic cases goes before the Judge on the trial date in the Christiansburg General District Court. The defendant motorist must either retain a Christiansburg VA traffic lawyer or the motorist must appear in court to defend the case. The procedural rules of trial are very rigid and are followed closely by the Judge. Non lawyers are often confused by these rigid procedural rules, especially the rules of evidence. Evidence and arguments are presented to the Judge. Improve your chances of successfully defending your case by retaining a top rated Christiansburg VA traffic lawyer who will present your best defense. Let us review your case! We can protect you even if you think you are guilty.

Exceptional Traffic Attorneys Christiansburg VA

Experienced Traffic Attorneys Christiansburg VATitle 46.2 of the Virginia Motor Vehicle Code classifies traffic offenses. Offenses can range from minor traffic infractions to serious criminal felony offenses. The Christiansburg Police Department and State Troopers aggressively enforce these traffic laws. Most Christiansburg VA traffic violations are issued on a Virginia Uniform Summons, commonly known as the ticket. More serious offense such as DUI, eluding the police and leaving the scene of an accident (hit and run) will trigger an arrest.

Superb Avvo Rated Christiansburg Virginia Traffic Lawyers

Superb Avvo Rated Christiansburg Virginia Traffic LawyersThe Avvo Rating can help you find the right Christiansburg Virginia traffic lawyer. Avvo is a legal directory that rates lawyers using a special model on a scale of 1 (Extreme  Caution) to 10 (Superb). Members of our Christiansburg traffic law firm maintain a 10.0 Superb Avvo rating. Avvo gathers relevant information from state bar associations, other organizations that license legal professionals and consumers to calculate the Avvo rating. The same set of standards is used for all lawyers evaluated. The Avvo rating is merit based. You cannot pay a fee to improve your Avvo rating. Exercise caution when you consult with a Christiansburg VA traffic attorney who is not properly rated.

Holding Cell Phone While Driving is a Christiansburg VA Traffic Violation

Christiansburg VA Traffic Lawyer Hands Free Mobile Phone Law AttorneyThe Christiansburg law enforcement community aggressively enforces the Virginia “Hands Free” driving law. The law prohibits having a phone or handheld personal communication device in your hand while driving pursuant to Va. Code §46.2-818.2. Christiansburg police officers do not need to obtain evidence that you were doing anything in particular on the phone or device like texting to prove a violation. This offense is a moving violation demerit point offense. A conviction will post to the driving record. However, there are exceptions. The hands free law does not apply to drivers who are lawfully parked or stopped, drivers reporting emergencies, and drivers using an amateur or citizens band radio.

Christiansburg VA Speeding Ticket Traffic Court Representation

Christiansburg VA Traffic Ticket Traffic Court RepresentationA Christiansburg traffic ticket and the associated penalty if convicted can jeopardize your future. A professional can assist you with your traffic case. Most traffic ticket violations are classified as moving violations. These offenses can trigger various negative consequences. We can protect your driving record and automobile insurance policy. Incarceration and loss of driving privileges are imposed by the Court in more serious cases. Our Christiansburg Traffic Attorneys can help you secure the best outcome.

Penalties for VA Traffic Violations

  • Maximum $2,500 fine
  • Incarceration
  • Loss of driving privileges

  • Moving violation demerit points
  • Increased automobile insurance premiums
  • Employment issues

Hit & Run Leave Scene of Accident Case DISMISSED

Christiansburg VA Leaving the Scene of an Accident Defense Attorney Hit and Run LawyerOur Christiansburg traffic lawyers defended a client accused of felony leaving the scene of an accident. The crash involved personal injury. The client was driving through an Intersection when the crash occurred. The car struck an object later determined to be a pedestrian near a crosswalk. There were injuries. The client circled the block to return to the scene of the accident. The client explained to police that she never saw a pedestrian. The Judge agreed with our argument and dismissed the case.

Reckless Driving by Speed 81/55 NOT GUILTY

Christiansburg VA Reckless Driving Speeding NOT GUILTYOur Christiansburg traffic attorneys represented a client from North Carolina for reckless driving because she was driving too fast. The State Trooper used R.A.D.A.R. to calculate speed. The State Trooper alleged a criminal misdemeanor reckless driving violation pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862 due to the speed of 81 mph in a 55 mph speed zone. We were able to appear in Christiansburg Court for our client without her having to return. We were successful with arguments to protect our client. We convinced the Court to dismiss the case.

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8/13/2021 | Updated 4/22/2024

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