If you were charged with reckless driving in Virginia Beach, you will be summoned to appear at the General District Court in Virginia Beach. The court house is located at 2425 Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057. Virginia Beach General District Court has a reputation for being a very strict court. There are several judges in the Virginia Beach General District Court. The current judges are: Hon. Daniel Roger Lahne, Hon. Afshin Farashahi, Hon. Elizabeth S. Foster, Hon. Salvatore R. Iaquinto, Hon. Sandra S. Menago, Hon. Paul David Merullo, and Hon. Vivian F. Henderson. Judges rotate on the bench so it is hard to predict which judge you will get.

Virginia Beach Traffic Court Docket

Typically, traffic cases and reckless driving cases are heard at either 8:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.  You should check your summons for the exact date, time, and court room your appearance is required at.

Commonwealth Attorney Involvement

The Virginia Beach 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. Colin Stolle is the current Commonwealth Attorney. He has 35 Assistant Commonwealth Attorneys working under him.

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.

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for a free consultation on your reckless driving charge.