Highest Rated Rockbridge County VA Lexington Attorneys • 1400+ Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Lexington Rockbridge County VA law practice defending clients accused of criminal law offenses, which include DUI, reckless driving, speeding & traffic law violations. Law enforcement in Rockbridge County, VA is serious about enforcing the criminal & traffic laws. Our attorneys understand the nuances of this area of the law. We are intimately familiar with the Courts because we represent clients charged with criminal & traffic law offenses everyday. Let us review your case. We can help!
Rockbridge County Lexington VA General District Court Trial Lawyers
Rockbridge County is located in the Shenandoah Valley of West Central Virginia between the Allegheny Mountains to the west and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east. Trisected by two major highways, Interstates 81 and 64. The City of Lexington is the county seat. The Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office, State Police, and local police aggressively enforce I-81 and I-64 and the rest of the County, including Buena Vista, Natural Bridge & Goshen. Most of the cases filed in General District Court are criminal and traffic offenses. Do not plead guilty to your case. Contact a lawyer who specializes in defending Rockbridge County criminal and traffic cases.
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Top Law Firm for Criminal Defense – Rockbridge County VA
Every criminal case is a mix of criminal procedure and substantive criminal law. Criminal procedural laws are principally found in Title 19.2 of the Va code along with various court rules, and the U.S. and Virginia Constitutions. The substantive criminal law is primarily found in Title 18.2 of the Va code. Criminal cases are classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor. Felony allegations are more serious, but misdemeanor offenses can also trigger incarceration. Our top rated Lexington Rockbridge County VA criminal defense lawyers understand how to present the best defense.
Lexington Rockbridge County VA DUI Defense Lawyers
A proper DUI investigation requires strict attention to detail. Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Deputies, Lexington Police and State Troopers investigating DUI cases are highly trained. Our skilled Rockbridge County DUI 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 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 DUI lawyers can negotiate cases where the Commonwealth’s evidence overwhelmingly proves a violation.
Successful Reckless Driving & Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys
Virginia 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 Rockbridge County VA is 70 miles an hour. Law enforcement in Rockbridge County issue thousands of traffic tickets every year in the county for various traffic violations. NOTE: The issuance of a summons or traffic ticket is NOT a conviction. Contact an experienced attorney before you plead guilty. Convictions cannot be expunged.
The Speed Limit on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge VA is Strictly Enforced
Interstate 81 enters Rockbridge County around mile marker 172 near Natural Bridge and runs for over 30 miles before it enters Augusta County. I-81 intersects with Route 11 multiple times and also crosses I-64 and Route 60. The Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Troopers aggressively enforce this stretch of road. 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 General District Court.
Specialized Training & Extensive Experience Make The Best Advocates
Our Virginia trial attorneys are members of some of the most prestigious legal organizations, such as the National College for DUI Defense and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. We believe membership and leadership with prominent trial lawyer organizations make us better advocates for our clients. It is in your best interests to consult a professional with specialized training.
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7/25/2021 | Updated 8/13/2023