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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 local Sussex County Virginia law firm that specializes in criminal law & defending motorists charged with DUI, reckless driving, speeding and traffic law violations. We are recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. Sussex County is a rural county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Waverly is the largest town in Sussex County, VA. The Sussex County law enforcement community is serious about enforcing the law. The majority of cases filed in the General District Court are traffic law cases. Many of our clients are not from the area or are Out-of-State drivers. Let us review your case. We can help!

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Experienced Attorneys That Defend Sussex Virginia Criminal Cases

Experienced Attorneys That Defend Sussex Virginia Criminal CasesOur Sussex County VA Criminal Defense Lawyers have dedicated their careers to the practice of criminal law. Our firm handles a wide range of criminal cases, from minor traffic offenses to more serious charges such as murder. It is advisable to consult with an experienced Sussex County criminal lawyer who can assess your case, provide the proper guidance and represent your interests throughout the legal process. Our attorneys are members of prestigious legal organizations. We firmly believe that active membership and leadership in organizations such as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, to name a few, make us better advocates for our clients.

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Sussex County VA Reckless Driving Attorney Traffic Ticket Speeding Lawyer Free ConsultationSome people think they do not need an attorney for their case. The biggest issues with representing yourself in court is the lack of experience and legal knowledge. The average person does not understand the best course of action to defend a particular case. Experienced lawyers know the best tactics and options for obtaining the best results. Our lawyers spend hours in the Sussex County VA Courts every week and are familiar with the habits of the different judges and the law enforcement officers who make the arrests and issue the traffic tickets. This local knowledge can prove to be invaluable in deciding how to best defend a criminal or traffic case.

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Sussex VA Trial LawyersOur Sussex County trial lawyers possess over 60 years of combined years of experience. We take the time to listen and understand your case. Our trial lawyers are specially trained and experienced in courtroom advocacy and have expertise in presenting cases to judges and juries. We will represent your best interests. Our lawyers have earned the respect of the Sussex VA judges. We will provide effective legal representation, protect your rights, and be a strong advocate for you. Retain a professional if you have been arrested or charged with any criminal or traffic offense in Sussex County VA. We fight for our clients to secure the best outcome.

Trusted Sussex County VA Criminal & Traffic Defense Lawyers

Trusted Sussex VA Defense LawyersWe are the Sussex Virginia Lawyers that you want on your side if you have been accused of a criminal or traffic offense. We have the experience, integrity, and expertise you need to protect your rights before the Courts. Do you want an lawyer who will process your case through the courts as quickly as possible without taking the time to learn what is important for you and your case? Of course not. You want an accomplished passionate advocate who works hard to protect their client. We will stand by your side, from beginning to end, to represent you professionally, and aggressively if necessary. Contact a recognized leader in criminal & traffic law for a free evaluation of your case.

Sussex Virginia Reckless Driving & Traffic Law Defense Attorneys

Sussex Virginia Reckless Driving & Traffic Law Defense AttorneysThe Commonwealth of Virginia has some of the most serious reckless driving traffic laws in the Country. Sussex County has developed a reputation for its aggressive enforcement of those reckless driving traffic laws. Interstate 95 and Route 460 are enforcement hot spots for State Police, the Sheriff’s Department and local police. Our Sussex VA Reckless Driving Traffic Attorneys specialize in defending and representing clients charged with reckless driving speeding traffic cases in the Sussex County Courts every week. We believe that our weekly advocacy and engagement with the same Sussex Judges benefits our clients. Put our expertise to work for you!

Sussex VA Speed Trap Lawyers Defend I-95 & Route 460 Cases

Sussex County Virginia Speed Trap Defense AttorneySussex County is one place in Virginia you never want to drive fast. Widely considered a notorious speed trap in Virginia, located along the Route 460 and Interstate 95 corridors. Speed traps are an area of the road that police officers heavily monitor to catch people speeding. Technically defined as an area of road where police officers hide in order to detect vehicles exceeding a speed limit. Long stretches of open highway are common areas for speed traps. RADAR is the most common tool used by police to gather speed evidence in a speed trap. Allow our Sussex VA traffic speeding ticket attorneys to review your case!

Highest Rating Sussex Lawyer for Legal Ability & Ethical Standards

Sussex County VA Traffic Lawyers Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket AttorneysFor over 100 years, Martindale-Hubbell has been evaluating attorneys for their legal ability and ethical standards through a Peer Review Rating system. Riley & Wells Attorneys-A-Law maintains an AV Preeminent® rating. The highest peer rating standard. This is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers. Legal expertise involves an attorney’s knowledge of the law, its application in their practice area and the analytical capacity of the attorney to analyze complex legal issues and provide effective legal solutions. Retain a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated criminal law & traffic defense firm for your case.

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I-95 Sussex County VA Traffic LawyerFrom Miami to Maine, I-95 is one the busiest, well known interstate highways in the country. I-95 is the longest north–south Interstate in the United States. I-95 is a crucial transportation corridor, serving as a major route for both passenger and commercial vehicles. Millions of travelers use the over 1,900 miles of Interstate 95 daily. The small county of Sussex VA is uniquely situated near the middle of the largest interstate on the east coast. It should be no surprise why so much enforcement occurs along the I-95 corridor in Sussex County. In many instances, our Sussex County VA traffic lawyer can successfully defend our client’s Interstate 95 case without them having to travel back for their trial date.

Town of Waverly Attorneys & Counselors At Law

Waverly VA Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Traffic LawyersThe Town of Waverly is located in eastern Sussex County VA and is its largest town with a total area of 3.1 square miles. Route 460 is a highway in southern Virginia that runs East-West. The section of Route 460 that connects Petersburg to Suffolk is often a congested travel route that serves as an alternate to Interstate 64 for travelers to and from Virginia Beach. The speed limit in and around The Town of Waverly drops from 55 mph down to 35 mph and is widely considered a speed trap. Speed traps are an area of the road where police officers hide in order to detect vehicles exceeding the speed limit.

Sussex Virginia DUI / DWI Law Attorneys Defend Drunk Driving Cases

Best Sussex County VA DUI LawyersDrunk driving is taken very seriously by the Courts. The DUI / DWI law can be very complex and the consequences of a conviction can be extremely serious and life changing. Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) & Driving Under the Influence (DUI) are often used interchangeably in Virginia because they are both charged under the Va. Code 18.2-266. The prosecutor can prosecute the offense regardless of whether alcohol or drugs or both are the intoxicant. Our attorneys have successfully defended hundreds of DUI / DWI cases. Exercise caution before you engage a lawyer for representation that lacks the proper training or experience. Simply put, our Sussex DUI / DWI Lawyers have the necessary experience to best defend your DUI / DWI case.

Route 460 Sussex County VA Criminal Law & Traffic Defense Lawyers

Route 460 Sussex County VA Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Traffic Law Defense AttorneyRoute 460 enters Sussex County from Prince George County along General Mahone Highway and parallels the railroad before it enters Surry County. There are approximately 16 miles of Route 460 in Sussex. Route 460 has two major intersections: Route 40 & Route 31.  There are sections where the speed limit drops from 55 to 35. In fact, there is a speed trap at the Napa store at the western edge of the Town of Waverly where the speed drops from 55 to 45 to 35 in the space of one mile where law enforcement sit as you are heading east on Route 460. We can help if you have become the target of law enforcement on Route 460 in Sussex VA.

Sussex County Virginia DUI /DWI Lawyer Secures DISMISSAL

Sussex County VA DUI Case Dismissed


Our Sussex County DUI / DWI Lawyers represented a client accused of drunk driving while driving on Route 460 by a Virginia State Trooper. After extensive investigation and due diligence, we determined that the prosecution had serious issues with the case that prevented them from possibly being able to prove the allegation beyond a reasonable doubt, which the law requires according to the U.S. Constitution. After multiple appearances before the Court and negotiations with the prosecution, we eventually convinced the Judge to DISMISS the case successfully.

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11/10/2015 | Updated 11/1/2023