Category: General

How Traffic School Can Help in Reckless Driving Cases

July 18, 2022 | General

A reckless driving conviction in Virginia could result in fines, demerit points, and potentially jail time. If you’ve been charged with reckless driving, you may be understandably concerned about the impact a conviction could...

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Speedometer Calibrations in Reckless Driving Cases

May 19, 2022 | General

A trained mechanic can perform a speedometer calibration to fix your vehicle’s speedometer to provide a more accurate result. A speedometer calibration usually involves placing the car on a dynamometer, which measures the spinning...

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How Much is a Reckless Driving Ticket in VA?

February 11, 2022 | General

One of the more serious traffic offenses under Virginia law is reckless driving. Unlike many other traffic offenses, reckless driving could be charged as a felony in some cases. A conviction on a reckless...

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Getting a Criminal Charge Dismissed

February 3, 2022 | General

Contrary to what you might have seen on TV or in a movie, someone who has been arrested is not immediately put on trial. Weeks or months may pass between someone’s arrest and their...

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How Virginia Drug Crime Penalties Determined

January 17, 2022 | General

The penalty levied for a drug crime conviction in Virginia will depend on the type of offense committed, the schedule of the controlled substance in the crime, and the amount of substance in question....

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Should I Take a Plea Agreement in My Criminal Case?

November 21, 2021 | General

Many cases in Virginia’s criminal justice system end in plea agreements. A plea agreement can benefit everyone involved by reducing uncertainty and avoiding the time and expense of going to trial. However, not all...

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Penalties for a First-Time DUI Conviction

October 6, 2021 | General

Virginia police and prosecutors aggressively pursue drinking and driving offenses, so even a first-time DUI conviction could carry stiff fines and other penalties. The penalties for a first-time DUI conviction in Virginia can vary...

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New Virginia Marijuana Laws

September 21, 2021 | General

In April 2021, Virginia legislators passed a series of new marijuana laws with sweeping effects. If you are a resident or visitor in Virginia, continue reading to learn more about how these laws could...

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Consequences of Driving With a Suspended License

August 6, 2021 | General

Having your license suspended is a major inconvenience, but that doesn’t mean you should risk driving after receiving a suspension. Driving on a suspended license can carry severe penalties in Virginia, including having your...

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How to Read Your Speeding Ticket

July 15, 2021 | General

If you were recently pulled over and ticketed for speeding in Virginia, you may be tempted to simply pay the fine and move on. However, you should know that penalties for Virginia traffic tickets...

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