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.

Below we feature a sampling of case results for September of 2019. We avoided convictions for a number of misdemeanors, such as reckless driving, driving under a suspended license, no insurance, no personal flotation device, DUI and RD RACING. Reckless driving dismissals occurred in cities such as Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, and Accomack.

Notable speed related cases: Reckless driving by speed at 97 mph in a 45 mph zone in Accomack GDC was dismissed, reckless driving for 90 mph in a 55 mph zone in Northampton GDC reduced to speeding, and reckless driving for 94 mph in a 65 mph zone in Hampton GDC reduced to speeding.

We avoided jail and a suspended license in Chesapeake GDC for reckless driving at above 120 mph. In Virginia Beach General District Court on September 13th, one client avoided a DUI and 3 clients had their reckless driving charges dismissed. On September 19th, a reckless driving for racing charge was dismissed in Virginia Beach.

September 3 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Speeding at 55/35
Disposition: Nolle Prossed (dismissed). Radar calibration issue.
September 3 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving Generally
Disposition: Nolle Prossed (dismissed). Client’s second charge of obstruction of justice will be dismissed at a future return date.
September 3, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: No Personal Flotation Device (Misdemeanor)
Disposition: Dismissed. Believe it or not, it’s a misdemeanor to not wear a life jacket on a Kayak in Virginia Beach.
September 4, 2019, Accomack General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 97/45
Disposition: Dismissed. We found a problem with the Officer’s radar calibration paperwork.
September 5, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 76/55
Disposition: Dismissed.
September 9, 2019, Northampton Circuit Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 85/55
Disposition: Reduced to speeding (non-reckless) at 81/55.
September 10, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 74/35
Disposition: Reduced to speeding, non-reckless.
September 10, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 67/45
Disposition: Defective Equipment.
September 10, 2019, Northampton General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 78/45
Disposition: Reduced to Improper Driving.
September 12, 2019, Northampton General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 90/55
Disposition: Reduced to Speeding at 90/55 (non-reckless)
September 12, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 80/55
Disposition: Nolle Prosequi (Dismissed)
September 12, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 89/55
Disposition: Reduced to Speeding at 19 over (non-reckless)
September 13, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving Generally
Disposition: Nolle Prosequi (Dismissed)
September 13, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 86/55
Disposition: Dismissed. We noticed a problem with the Summons and plead not guilty to ask the judge to dismiss the charge.
September 13, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 81/55
Disposition: Dismissed.
September 13, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 81/45
Disposition: Improper Driving.
September 13, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: DUI 1st
Disposition: Reduced to reckless driving.
September 16, 2019, Chesapeake General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 120+ mph. The yellow summons said 120mph+ although the court website doesn’t show the exact speed alleged.
Disposition: No jail or suspended license!
September 18, 2019, Hampton General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 94/65.
Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 94/65, non-reckless.
September 18, 2019, Hampton General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving for an Accident
Disposition: Dismissed
September 19, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving for Racing
Disposition: Dismissed
September 20, 2019, Chesapeake General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving for an Accident
Disposition: Nolle Prosequi (dismissed)
September 20, 2019, Norfolk General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving for 58/30
Disposition: Dismissed. I argued to the judge that a photocopy of the radar calibration was not sufficient for court.
September 24, 2019, Norfolk General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving
Disposition: Dismissed
September 25, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Driving Under Suspended and No Insurance
Disposition: Both Dismissed. (See image below too).
An associate attorney from our office handled the case.
September 25, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Driving Under Suspended and No Insurance
Disposition: Both Dismissed. (See image above too)
An associate attorney from our office handled the case.
September 27, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 85/55
Disposition: Nolle Prosequi (Dismissed)
September 27, 2019, Virginia Beach General District Court
Charge: Reckless Driving by Speed at 88/55
Disposition: Reduced to speeding at 20 over (non-reckless)

Recent Posts

Unlawful to Hold a Cell Phone While Driving

Starting January 1, 2021, it will be a traffic infraction to hold a cell phone while driving.Starting January 1, 2021, it will be unlawful for any person that is driving to hold a cell phone. There are exceptions to drivers who are parked or stopped, reporting an...

read more