Getting a ticket for reckless driving in Accomack County can be scary if you don’t know what’s going to happen next. Lawyers use their advertisements to scare you into hiring them. You may not even need to hire a lawyer at all, though. What you should do instead is learn about the legal procedures that follow a reckless driving ticket.
My book can help you with that. It has all you need to know about reckless driving, and you can get it for free. Below is a brief overview of the information the book contains.
What is Accomack County reckless driving?
In Virginia, reckless driving, like possession of marijuana and driving under the influence, is considered a class 1 misdemeanor. Most people get reckless driving tickets for speeding, but chapter 1 details other violations, such as failing to stop for a school bus or changing lanes in a no-pass zone, that can get you a reckless driving ticket.
What defenses can I use in Accomack County for reckless driving?
Because penalties for reckless driving, as outlined in Chapter 2, can be steep the Commonwealth must be able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you are guilty of the offense you allegedly committed. This allows you room to defend yourself.
Chapter 3 gives you certain defenses that you can use to do this. For example, the Commonwealth must be able to prove that the road on which you were driving falls under the laws of reckless driving.
Be careful, though. As chapter 4 will tell you, there are many arguments, such as going with the flow of traffic, that just aren’t good defenses in the courtroom.
What possible outcomes are there in Accomack County?
At this point, you may want to talk to an experienced traffic attorney. Most lawyers will offer free consultations so you don’t have to hire one just to get some answers. A traffic lawyer in Accomack County will know your local judge and their preferences in the courtroom. For example, some judges use community service or driver improvement clinics to reduce your reckless driving charges. Chapter 5 explores other options that reduce charges.
If you’re unhappy with the outcome of your case, chapter 7 will tell you how to appeal the case. If you choose to appeal, you’ll get a new trial with a different judge.
Do I need to hire an Accomack County reckless driving lawyer?
This decision is yours. If, after you’ve read all the information on reckless driving, you do decide to hire an attorney, be sure to read chapter 8. Chapter 8 will help you hire the best attorney for your case. There are different questions you ought to ask a lawyer before hiring, such as how much of their practice is devoted to traffic cases.
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