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Chesterfield Charge Reduced to Non-Moving Violation

Chesterfield Charge Reduced to Non-Moving Violation

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a client that was charged with Failure to Obey a Highway sign for going 81 mph in a 60 mph zone. The client had high-level security clearances, and needed help resolving his case.

Ms. Upton was able to appear on her client’s behalf, and have the charge reduced to a non-moving violation. This reduction in charge prevented points being added to the client’s driving record, and helped protect his security clearances.

If you have been charged with Failure to Obey a Highway Sign in Chesterfield Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s traffic laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland and Samantha Upton of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses, such as Reckless Driving and DUI, and are ready to help you win your case.

Henrico County Virginia Reckless Driving Dismissed – 89 MPH

Henrico County Virginia Reckless Driving Dismissed – 89 MPH

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

John Weiland represented a client from West Virginia who was charged with Reckless Driving for going 89 mph in a 70 mph zone. The client was driving through Virginia on his way to the Outer Banks for vacation.

Mr. Weiland appeared on the client’s behalf, and had the Reckless Driving ticket dismissed after advising the client to enroll in a driver improvement course.

If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in Henrico County Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s traffic laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland and Samantha Upton of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses, such as Reckless Driving and DUI, and are ready to help you win your case.

Henrico County Va Reckless Driving is a Crime

Chesterfield County Va Inspection Sticker Case Dismissed

Chesterfield County Va Inspection Sticker Case Dismissed

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Using a Counterfeit Inspection Sticker and also with Failure to Have Vehicle Inspected in Chesterfield, Virginia.   Illegal Use of an Inspection Sticker or Using a Counterfeit Inspection Sticker is a Class 1 Misdemeanor in Virginia.   This client was in the process of applying for jobs in law enforcement and could not afford the Misdemeanor conviction.  Ms. Upton was able to negotiate a Dismissal of the Counterfeit Inspection charge and the client was found Complied with Law on the Inspection violation.  He only had to pay $62.00 in Court Cost with no convictions and no additional consequences.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Reckless Driving in Chesterfield VA, contact the law office of Weiland Upton at 804-355-8037.

 

Dinwiddie Va Reckless Driving 100MPH Charge Reduced to Small Fine

Dinwiddie Va Reckless Driving 100MPH Charge Reduced to Small Fine

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a gentleman charged with driving 100 mph through Dinwiddie County on Interstate-85.   He had 4 other people in the car and had been traveling back from an out of state work trip.  He was facing an active jail sentence and a license suspension.   He was extremely concerned about a jail sentence and also worried because he needed to be able to drive for work.

From the very first consultation, Ms. Upton and the client had a mitigation plan worked out to put them in the best possible position for a negotiation with the Prosecutor.   By the Court date, they had worked out an agreement with the prosecutor that involved no loss of license, no active jail sentence, and only a $250.00 fine.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Reckless Driving in Dinwiddie VA, contact the law office of Weiland Upton at 804-355-8037.

Emporia Va Failure to Obey Charge Reduced

Emporia Va Failure to Obey Charge Reduced

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a client from North Carolina charged with Failure to Obey a Highway Sign for driving 71mph in a 60 mph zone in the City of Emporia, Virginia.

Ms. Upton was able to convince the Judge to reduce the charge to a non-moving, no-points violation so the client would not suffer the astronomical insurance increase typically imposed by North Carolina insurance companies.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Reckless Driving in Emporia VA, contact the law office of Weiland Upton at 804-355-8037.

Mecklenburg Va Reckless Driving 95 MPH Charge Reduced

Mecklenburg Va Reckless Driving 95 MPH Charge Reduced

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Reckless Driving for driving 95 mph in a 70 mph zone through Mecklenburg, Virginia.   Many jurisdictions in Virginia consider and will impose an active jail sentence for speeds exceeding 90 mph.   The client was a college student with a clean driving record.   There was nothing aggravated about the case besides the speed, but the speed alone is an issue.

Ms. Upton was able to negotiate a plea agreement with the prosecutor for the client’s Reckless Driving charge to be REDUCED to a minor traffic infraction upon payment of a $300.00 fine, completion of community service hours, and completion of a driver improvement class.

The client never had to travel from his South Carolina college and Ms. Upton was able to avoid jail, a high fine, a license suspension and even the Class 1 Misdemeanor.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Reckless Driving in Mecklenburg VA, contact the law office of Weiland Upton at 804-355-8037.

 

Petersburg VA Out Of State Military Service Reckless Driving Charge Reduced

Petersburg VA Out Of State Military Service Reckless Driving Charge Reduced

THE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. THE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

Samantha Upton represented a Massachusetts license holder in Petersburg General District Court on a charge of Reckless Driving for 80 mph in a 55 mph zone.   He was a member of the Navy stationed in North Carolina.  As a service member, he was extremely concerned about the impact a Misdemeanor could have on his career.   Ms. Upton was able to have the charge reduced to Improper Driving- a minor traffic infraction- and avoid the Misdemeanor.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Reckless Driving in Petersburg VA, contact the law office of Weiland Upton at 804-355-8037.