Highest Rated Washington County VA Abingdon Attorneys • 1400+ Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Washington County VA (Abingdon) law practice defending motorists charged with reckless driving, speeding & traffic law violations. Law enforcement in Washington County is serious about enforcing the traffic laws in the County. 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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Washington County is located in Southwestern Virginia. The Town of Abingdon is the county seat and largest town. Interstate 81 runs through the middle of the County. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, State Police, Abingdon Police, and Glade Spring Police aggressively enforce I-81 as well the rest of the County, including Damascus, Glade Spring, Emory & Saltville. All traffic violation cases are set for trial before the Judge. Do not plead guilty to your case. Contact a lawyer who specializes in defending Washington County traffic cases. In Virginia, a conviction is permanent and cannot be expunged.
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Successful Reckless Driving & Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Some of the most severe in the Country, according to WalletHub. Va. Code 46.2-862 states in part that a motorist can be convicted of misdemeanor reckless driving for driving 86 mph in a 70 mph speed zone. The maximum speed limit on I-81 in Washington County is 70 mph. Law enforcement agencies that patrol Washington County issue thousands of traffic tickets every year 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.
Washington County VA Lawyers Defending I-81 Cases
Interstate 81 enters Washington County around mile marker 9. I-81 runs through the county for approximately 25 miles before it enters Smythe County. The Interstate is the main artery for motor vehicle travel in Washington County and connects to various primary and secondary highways. We routinely defend I-81 traffic cases. This practice allows us to present the best defense. We believe that our clients benefit from this experience.
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Our trial attorneys are routinely recognized for superior legal ability and possess high ethical standards. We 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 if you need representation.
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7/20/2021 | Updated 6/27/2023