Experienced Frederick County VA Traffic Lawyer • 1400+ Client Reviews
Virginia law classifies traffic violations into three categories of offenses. Felony, misdemeanor, and minor traffic infraction violations. Virginia State Troopers & Frederick Deputy Sheriffs strictly enforce these traffic laws. Do not expect to get a warning. Interstate 81 and Route 11 in Frederick County are the primary highways law enforcement targets for traffic violations. Out-of-state drivers frequently need representation in Frederick County, 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 Insurance.com
Best Traffic Law Defense Attorneys For Frederick VA Cases
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. Our lawyers specialize in defending traffic cases and possess over 60 years of combined experience. We represent clients before the Frederick County General District Court. Our lawyers are experienced traffic law practitioners and are routinely recognized for legal excellence and high 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!
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Penalties For Frederick VA Traffic Violation Convictions
- Maximum fine of $2,500
- Loss of driving privileges
- Moving violation demerit points
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Employment issues
Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Frederick County VA
In Virginia, every traffic case goes before the Judge on the trial date. The defendant motorist must either retain a Frederick 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. Do not plead guilty or pre-pay a traffic ticket without first consulting an attorney. In some instances, your traffic ticket may actually be a misdemeanor criminal offense. Let us review your case. We can help!
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Frederick VA Traffic Cases
- Habitual offender
- 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
- Handheld cellphone use while driving
Handheld Phone Use While Driving Illegal in Virginia
Virginia is a “hands free” driving state. It is illegal for any person to hold their cellphone or any handheld personal communications device while driving a moving motor vehicle on the highways in Virginia. This is a new law that became effective on January 1, 2021 according to Va. Code 46.2-818.2. A violation of this law is a moving violation demerit point offense. Unfortunately, drivers from other states passing through Frederick County VA cannot claim ignorance of the law.
Frederick County I-81 Reckless Driving REDUCED to No Points
Our Frederick County VA traffic lawyer defended a motorist from West Virginia accused of criminal misdemeanor reckless driving for driving too fast on Interstate 81. 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 Judge to reduce the matter to the lowest offense possible called defective equipment. This is a no points non moving violation.
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8/15/2021 |Updated 6/24/2023