Accomack Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer

Accomack Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer

If you were charged with reckless driving in Accomack, you will be summoned to appear at the General District Court in Accomack. The court house is located at 23371 Front Street, Accomack, VA 23301. There is one presiding judge in Accomack General District Court, Hon. Gordon S. Vincent. He is the same judge that presides in Northampton County, just south of Accomack County.  State Police, Marine police, local Sheriff and local police will summon you to court for offenses occurring in Accomack County, including the towns of Parksley, Bloxom, Hallword, Onley, Onancock and Chincoteague.

Many of my clients are surprised how tough Virginia’s traffic laws are. You can be charged with reckless driving for going 20 or more miles per hour over the speed limit. Route 13 has a few spots that change from 55 mph to 45 mph and this often comes as a surprise to out of state vacationers traveling through Accomack.

Accomack Traffic Court Docket

Typically, traffic cases and reckless driving cases are heard at either 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., or 2:00 p.m., on Wednesdays. You should check your summons for the exact date, time, and court room your appearance is required at.

Commonwealth Attorney Involvement

The Accomack Commonwealth Attorney’s office typically doesn’t get involved with prosecuting a reckless driving charge at the General District Court level. However, the Commonwealth Attorney’s office can get involved if it wanted to and does get involved in reckless driving appeals to Circuit Court. J. Spencer Morgan III is the current Commonwealth Attorney. His Assistant Commonwealth Attorneys will often handle traffic matters.

Possible Reckless Driving Defenses

If you are still wondering, “Do I really need an Attorney?“, please read this article. I would be glad to go over the specifics of your case with you. In cases where there is enough evidence to find you guilty, I can make an argument to have your charges reduced based on mitigating factors.

Call 757-932-0464

for a free consultation on your reckless driving charge.