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Reckless Driving

Reckless Driving Attorney in Richmond, VA

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The Commonwealth of Virginia takes driving infractions very seriously. However, an experienced traffic ticket lawyer may be able to have the charges against you reduced or dropped—especially if your lawyer has extensive criminal law experience in Richmond.
A reckless driving charge—a class one misdemeanor—is a serious charge that can scar your driving record significantly. If convicted, this one mistake can hinder your ability to get or keep a job. A guilty finding to this infraction can result in the following penalties, depending your situation:
  • Six negative points on your license
  • Twelve months in jail
  • Six-month suspension of driving privilege
You can find more information on the Virginia DMV website.

Don’t Give Up, Consider a Speeding Ticket Lawyer in Richmond

Speeding can affect your driving privileges similarly to a reckless driving violation. A charge of driving even one mile per hour over the speed limit can put three negative points on your license. In fact, if you are found driving fast enough, you may be charged with reckless driving and face other serious penalties.
The courts view paying your ticket as a guilty plea. This incurs points on your license, which frequently results in higher insurance costs. Virginians and out-of-state drivers can rely on the experience and legal skill offered by the McDougle Law Firm. If you need a reckless driving lawyer or speeding defense lawyer in Richmond, the firm provides risk-free initial consultations. He handles traffic cases on a flat-fee basis.
Moreover, many traffic infractions are often accompanied by other criminal charges, especially involving contraband items. As a former prosecutor, Attorney Ryan is known among Richmond lawyers for his ability and extensive knowledge of the law. He has insight into the Virginia criminal justice system that has proven invaluable in past cases. Allow the criminal defense and DUI lawyer at the McDougle Law Firm, P.C. to hear your case and explain your options clearly.

Contact the McDougle Law Firm, P.C.

​Based in Richmond, Virginia, the McDougle Law Firm, P.C. represents those who face traffic violations from a simple speeding ticket to complex motor vehicle charges. Contact the McDougle Law Firm, P.C. online or call 888-337-9971 to schedule your initial consultation today.
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The McDougle Law Firm
11159 Air Park Road, Suite 1
Ashland, VA 23005