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Chesterfield Marijuana Possession Reduced and Avoided Jail Time

Chesterfield Marijuana Possession Reduced and Avoided Jail Time

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
Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Possession of Marijuana in Chesterfield County. The client had to drive for his job, and feared having his license suspended, as well as the possibility for jail time. If convicted of Possession of Marijuana, the person’s driver’s license is automatically suspended for 6 months.

Ms. Upton was able to have the Possession of Marijuana charge reduced to a Possession of Paraphernalia charge. This allowed the client to avoid jail time, and a 6-month suspension of their license. The client needed to complete community service, and pay a small fine and court costs.

Virginia Reckless Drive Lawyers and Traffic Attorneys

Chesterfield Aggregated Reckless Driving Reduced

Chesterfield Aggregated Reckless Driving 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 combat veteran charged with traveling 53 mph above the speed limit in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The case was further aggravated because the officer witnessed the defendant barely avoid a T-bone accident while traveling at that speed. Chesterfield County is known for being extremely tough on defendants in high speed cases.

Ms. Upton worked with the client to develop a tailored mitigation strategy and on the day of Court was able to keep his jail time to only one weekend he could serve without missing work. She was also able to convince the Judge to approve a restricted license so he could continue to drive to and from his job.

If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in 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.

Chesterfield County Va 86 MPH Reckless Driving Charge Reduced

Chesterfield County Va 86 MPH 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 gentleman charged with Reckless Driving in Chesterfield County for doing 86 mph in a 55 zone. When drivers are charged with doing 30 or more miles for per hour over the speed limit, these can be difficult to have reduced and oftentimes a jail sentence or license suspension is on the table.

Ms. Upton was able to convince the Judge to allow her client to complete a driver improvement course and have his charge reduced to a simple speeding ticket.

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

Chesterfield County Va Reckless Driving 81 MPH Charge Reduced

Chesterfield County Va Reckless Driving 81 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 in Chesterfield County charged with Reckless Driving for driving 81 mph in a 65 mph zone.  This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor in Virginia and as a Virginia driver, he was also facing 6 points on his license and a conviction that would remain on his record for 11 years.

Unfortunately, he also had 2 recent convictions and had already completed a driver improvement course in the past few years which made him ineligible for a driving school deferred disposition.   Despite these challenges,  Ms. Upton was able to negotiate a reduction for her client down to a simple traffic infraction.   This reduced the points applied to his license, avoided the Misdemeanor, and the conviction will drop off his record in less than half the time.

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.

Chesterfield County Va Reckless Driving 79MPH Dismissed

Chesterfield County Va Reckless Driving 79 MPH 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 Speeding 79 mph in a 65 mph zone while traveling on 288 in Chesterfield County. The client did not have a clean driving record, but Ms. Upton advised her client to take a driver improvement course in advance of Court and was able to have the case Dismissed on the court date without the client having to appear.

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.

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.