Frequently Asked Questions
At The Weiland Firm, PLC, our top-flight attorneys focus on traffic violations and crimes including speeding, reckless driving, DUI/DWI, marijuana possession, underage possession of alcohol and driving without a license or driving on a suspended license.
Yes, we most certainly do. Our world-class traffic lawyers are available to you when you need them most for a free, in-depth and confidential consultation. You’ll get all the answers you need to make the best possible decision in the approach to your case.
Of course we do. In fact, out-of-state drivers who have been ticketed or arrested on the highways and thoroughfares in Virginia can trust The Weiland Firm, PLC for outstanding representation – often without their having to appear in court themselves.
Yes, we specialize in assisting drivers with the process for removal of habitual offender classifications in Virginia. As these are no longer being issued, you might want to speak with one of our attorneys about the specifics of your classification.
Absolutely. The traffic lawyers at The Weiland Firm, PLC are some of the best ad brightest in Virginia with an amazing track record of winning judgements, the reduction of charges and even their outright dismissal. We bring all of that legal knowledge to your case.
Yes. The Weiland Firm, PLC is a commercial truck drivers best friend when it comes to battling traffic violations and crimes in Virginia. We’ve worked with hundreds of commercial drivers to mitigate the fallout of traffic-related offenses and can do the same for you.
Yes, we handle marijuana possession cases that are unrelated to a vehicle and have for more than two decades. So, when you’ve been accused of marijuana possession in Virginia and you need the best defense available, you need The Wieland Firm, PLC.
We provide a few different ways for you to get in touch with the finest legal team in Virginia. First, you can call us directly at (804) 355-8037 to speak with one of our helpful staff. Or use our contact form to submit your information and we’ll call at the time of your choosing.
Reckless Driving Questions
In Virginia, reckless driving is a blanket term applied to 14 different offenses. These range from failing to signal appropriately, driving a faulty vehicle, failing to yield to an emergency vehicle or driving too fast for conditions – not to mention driving over 85 MPH at any time.
They’re steep and that’s being nice about it. A person charged with reckless driving could face up to one year in jail, license suspension for up to 6 months, up to 6 points on your license and a fine not to exceed $2,500. We can help to mitigate these penalties.
If you’re on an interstate in Virginia with a posted speed limit of 70 MPH and you’re caught going 86 MPH or faster, you could be charged with reckless driving. No matter how close the actual speed limit is to your speed, if it’s over 85 MPH then it’s reckless by definition.
As reckless driving is a criminal offense in Virginia, you’re going to have to appear in court. However, if you have a lawyer like those from The Weiland Firm, PLC then we can appear in court on your behalf – saving you the time, the stress and the headache.
That all depends on how you wish the proceedings to turn out. Defending yourself in court is never advisable. Better to allow a knowledgeable attorney to handle it for you to ensure you get fair treatment and a favorable result – like those from The Weiland Form, PLC.
If convicted, there’s a good chance that you could have your license suspended for a reckless driving offense. That’s why it’s so important to have the lawyers from The Weiland Firm, PLC on your side. We can help to protect you and your license from suspension.
While this will depend on the outcome of your case and the skill and connections of the lawyer handling your case. The maximum penalty is 6 points and that’s what many see without solid representation – like that available from The Weiland Firm, PLC.
In Virginia, a reckless driving conviction will remain on your driving license record for a staggering eleven years. That’s right, over a decade to deal with the ramifications of a reckless driving mistake – which is why it’s vital you work with the best attorneys in town.