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Smyth County VA Traffic Lawyers

Smyth County VA

Virginia law classifies traffic violations into 3 categories of offenses. Felony, misdemeanor and minor traffic infraction violations. Virginia State Troopers, Smyth County Deputy Sheriffs & local police officers strictly enforce these traffic laws. Do not expect to get a warning. Interstate 81 and Route 11 in Smyth County are the primary highways targeted by law enforcement for traffic violations. Out-of-state drivers frequently find themselves needing representation in Smyth County VA for their traffic case. 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

Experienced Traffic Law Attorneys For Smyth County VA Cases

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 local Smyth County VA law firm. Our lawyers specialize in defending traffic cases and possess over 60 years of combined experience. We represent clients before the Smyth County General District Court. Our lawyers specialize in traffic law defense 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!

Top Rated Smyth County VA Traffic Lawyer Client Reviews

Zach Murray
Zach Murray
Fantastic results from a Professional Team that answered every question promptly. Can't argue with great results! Highly recommended.
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Penalties For Smyth County VA Traffic Violation Convictions

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

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

Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Smyth County VA

Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Smyth County VAIn Virginia, every traffic case goes before the Judge on the trial date. The defendant motorist must either retain a Smyth 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 Smyth VA Traffic Cases

  • Habitual offender
  • DUI
  • 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
  • Accidents
  • Handheld cellphone use while driving

Fail to Move Over for a Stationary Vehicle is a Traffic Violation

Fail to Move Over for a Stationary Vehicle is a Traffic ViolationVirginia code 46.2-861.1 requires the driver of any motor vehicle to “move over” when passing a stationary vehicle under certain traffic conditions. A violation of this law can be considered reckless driving, which is a criminal misdemeanor in some cases. If you have been accused of violating this law then you need to consult an attorney before appearing in the Smyth General District Court.

Route 11 Smyth County Reckless Driving REDUCED to No Points

Route 11 Smyth County Reckless Driving REDUCED to No PointsOur traffic lawyers defended a Tennessee license driver who was charged with criminal misdemeanor reckless driving for driving too fast. A criminal misdemeanor 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 Court to reduce the matter to the lowest offense possible called defective equipment. This is a no points non moving violation.

Smyth County VA Traffic Lawyer Client Review

I had an excellent experience with Riley & Wells. They helped reduce my reckless driving charge to a minor infraction where no points were added to my driving record. I would highly recommend them.

Contact us today for a free evaluation of YOUR case!

7/23/2021 | Updated 6/24/2023

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