In the three days from March 7-9, 2016, while visiting other cities like Northampton, Virginia Beach, and Accomack, we managed to appear in Norfolk General District Court for six different clients charged with misdemeanor charges. Our focus here is to highlight our Norfolk cases. While each of our six clients charged in Norfolk GDC avoided a criminal conviction, three of the six misdemeanor charges were dismissed.
DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.
- March 7, 2016, Norfolk GDC, Charge: Causing a Telephone or Pager to Ring with Intent to Annoy under Virginia Code § 18.2-429, Disposition: Dismissed. We pled not guilty and argued for a dismissal.
- March 8, 2016, Norfolk GDC, Charge: Reckless Driving Generally. Disposition: Dismissed. The officer alleged a speed of 87 in a 35 mph zone. We pled not guilty and made a motion to strike. To learn more about Norfolk reckless driving, click here.
- March 8, 2016, Norfolk GDC, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55. Disposition: Reduced to defective equipment, no points and a non-moving violation.
- March 8, 2016, Norfolk GDC, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55. Disposition: Reduced to improper driving.
- March 9, 2016, Norfolk GDC, Charge: Reckless Driving Accident. Disposition: Reduced to improper driving with a small fine. Our client had fallen asleep at the wheel. My associate, Jeremiah Asercion handled this case and did an excellent job. We know how to analyze reckless driving charges for accident cases where falling asleep at the wheel is alleged or when a medical emergency may have caused the accident.
- March 9, 2016, Norfolk GDC, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 78/55. Disposition: Dismissed. No court costs or fines with this dismissal.