We had another busy month.  Below we feature reckless driving and other notable case results from traffic court from April of 2018.  Wins featured below include speeds at over 90 mph and include cities such as Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk.

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 29, 2018, Virginia Beach Circuit Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 92/55. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 19 over the limit.

  • March 30, 2018, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Speeding at 57/35. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • April 5, 2018, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 98/55. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • April 6, 2018, Newport News General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for Failure to Maintain Control of Vehicle. Disposition: Dismissed.  The judge wanted to reduce it to improper driving but I showed him case law involving hydroplaning where the court ruled it should be dismissed.

  • April 6, 2018, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for accident. Disposition: Dismissed!

  • April 9, 2018, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 93/55. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 84, simple speeding, non-reckless.

  • April 9, 2018, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed at 85/55 Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 84/55, non-reckless.

  • April 11, 2018, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Tunnel Height Violation (Misdemeanor charge). Disposition: Defective Equipment, no points, and no misdemeanor.  

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  • April 12, 2018, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 82/45. Disposition: Reduced to 19 over the speed limit.  Attorney Finch in my office handled this case and did a great job for a high speed case.

  • April 12, 2018, Norfolk General District, Charge: Following too closely. Disposition: Dismissed.  We put on a trial and worked hard for this one.

  • April 17, 2018, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Driving Under Suspended 2nd Offense and Failure to Appear. Disposition: Reduced to failure to carry a license, a mere traffic infraction.  Our client’s Failure to Appear charge was dismissed when it was established that she had a baby around the original court date.

  • April 19, 2018, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving Generally. Disposition: Dismissed.  We politely asked the Trooper to drop this charge and he did!

  • April 23, 2018, Virginia Beach General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving for Passing a Stopped School bus. Disposition: Reduced to a traffic infraction, instead of the misdemeanor.

  • April 24, 2018, Hampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by speed at 89 in a 45. Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 84/45, non-criminal.

  • April 25, 2018, Chesapeake General District Court, Charge: Speeding at 75/55. Disposition: Reduced to defective equipment, no points.

  • April 25, 2018, Norfolk General District Court, Charge: Driving Under a Suspended License. Disposition: Dismissed.

  • April 26, 2018, Suffolk General District Court, Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 90/60. Disposition: Dismissed.  I found a problem with the officer’s evidence and cited case law to the judge.

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