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We had one client who avoided two reckless driving convictions, both tried in December of 2015, for alleged speeds of 99 mph and 90 mph.  See below.  (August 2016 update: Client got a third reckless driving summons in 2016 and we helped her a third time.)

  • December 2, 2015, Hampton GDC (Client’s First Case), Charge: 99/60 Reckless Driving, Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 89/60, a traffic infraction.  No jail time or criminal conviction.  (Here is a screen shot of the actual summons, with our client’s last name and address blurred out, since the court website doesn’t list the exact speed alleged.)

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  • December 15, 2015, Norfolk GDC (Client’s Second Case), Charge: 90/55 Reckless Driving, DispositionReduced to improper driving.  No criminal conviction.

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  • August 3, 2016, Virginia Beach GDC (Client’s Third Case), Charge: 71/45 Reckless Driving, DispositionReduced to speeding, non-reckless.  No criminal conviction.

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